CARTOON OF THE MONTH

CARTOON OF THE MONTH

Nikola Hendrickx
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FEE-FI-FO-FUM! One woman tackles a 4-headed giant Europe’s competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager.

FEE-FI-FO-FUM! One woman tackles a 4-headed giant Europe’s competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager.

  There are a number of commonly-used acronyms that suggest things that are worrying and possibly dangerous: AIDS, of course,...
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TURKEY’S LATEST POLITICAL BATTLEGROUND The Byzantine basilica becomes a mosque

TURKEY’S LATEST POLITICAL BATTLEGROUND The Byzantine basilica becomes a mosque

Empires have fallen, religions have been replaced, the city itself has changed names. But the dome of the Hagia Sophia...
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KILLER ROBOTS – WHOSE FINGER ON THE TRIGGER? The controversy over ‘lethal autonomous weapons’

KILLER ROBOTS – WHOSE FINGER ON THE TRIGGER? The controversy over ‘lethal autonomous weapons’

Artists and activists participate in a Campaign to Stop Killer Robots event outside Germany’s parliament, February 2020. © 2020 Human...
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NEWS IN BRIEF

NEWS IN BRIEF

Click here to read the 2020 August edition of Europe Diplomatic Magazine
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STILL GOING STRONG AT 70 – The birthday of the European Convention on Human Rights

STILL GOING STRONG AT 70 – The birthday of the European Convention on Human Rights

“In the centre of our movement stands the idea of a Charter of Human Rights, guarded by freedom and sustained...
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HERO OR DESPOT The ever-changeable rule of President Aleksandar Vučić

HERO OR DESPOT The ever-changeable rule of President Aleksandar Vučić

Aleksandar Vučić presenting the Belgrade-Nish high-speed railway project © predsednik “A riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.” That...
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“THE UNITED NATIONS OF EUROPE” Europe likely to recover faster than anywhere else, thanks to the European model

“THE UNITED NATIONS OF EUROPE” Europe likely to recover faster than anywhere else, thanks to the European model

Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom literally translated from Greek) was built in the 6 century in the imperial capital of the...
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SCHADENFREUDE FOR FUN AND PROFIT – the surprising fall of Wirecard an emerging German giant

SCHADENFREUDE FOR FUN AND PROFIT – the surprising fall of Wirecard an emerging German giant

It had been hailed as the high-flying darling of Germany’s stock exchange: a huge provider of high-tech financial services and...
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EUROPEAN COMMISSION SECURES EU ACCESS TO REMDESIVIR FOR TREATMENT OF COVID-19

EUROPEAN COMMISSION SECURES EU ACCESS TO REMDESIVIR FOR TREATMENT OF COVID-19

The European Commission has signed a contract with the pharmaceutical company Gilead to secure treatment doses of Veklury, the brand...
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CARTOON OF THE MONTH

Nikola Hendrickx



BOOKS


BOOKS

Click here to read the 2020 June edition of Europe Diplomatic Magazine


JOAQUIN SOROLLA Spanish Master of light

Joaquín Sorolla, Boats. Valence beach, circa 1909, oil on canva, 51,4 x 84,8 cm Colección Pérez Simón, Mexico © Studio Sébert photographes Hôtel de Caumont I30 April – 11 October 2020 In 2020, the Hôtel…


MONET, RENOIR… CHAGALL. JOURNEYS AROUND MEDITERRANEAN

Jeanne Reclining on a sofa (also known as small Odalisque). Manguin 1912 A not to miss exhibition in Paris Simulation – © Culturespaces / Nuit de Chine Monet, Renoir, and Chagall: Journeys Around the Mediterranean’…



HVMC : ALL THAT GLITTERS Monaco’s prestigious auction place

Sell: Since opening its doors in 2012, the Hôtel des Ventes de Monte-Carlo has become the address in the principality for the auction of fine and rare collectables. But, for founders Chantal Beauvois and Franck…


A PLACE TO VISIT Villa et Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France

Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, also called Villa Île-de-France, is a French seaside villa located at Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat on the French Riviera. The villa was designed by the French architect Aaron Messiah, and constructed between 1905 and…


THE ALANA COLLECTION : MASTERPIECES OF ITALIAN PAINTING

Soon at the Musée Jacquemart-André one of the most precious and little-known private collections of Renaissance art in the world The Musée Jacquemart-André will be focusing on the Alana collection, one of the most precious…



Monaco’s Model Students

By bringing the United Nations into the classroom, students at the International School of Monaco and Collège Charles III are learning a set of invaluable life skills as they grow into tomorrow’s global citizens. Chrissie…