REVITALISING THE ROYAL CHAPEL

REVITALISING THE ROYAL CHAPEL

An essential restoration for a 300-year-old building The Royal Chapel has withstood the passage of time with just minor renovations,...
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THE VALUE OF THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

THE VALUE OF THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) is a supranational or international court established by the European Convention on Human...
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RPAS MARITIME SURVEILLANCE SERVICES NOW UNDERWAY IN ICELAND

RPAS MARITIME SURVEILLANCE SERVICES NOW UNDERWAY IN ICELAND

A medium altitude long endurance RPAS drone is being used by the Icelandic maritime authorities to enhance the maritime picture...
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ALBANIA AND FRONTEX LAUNCH THE FIRST EVER JOINT OPERATION OUTSIDE EU

ALBANIA AND FRONTEX LAUNCH THE FIRST EVER JOINT OPERATION OUTSIDE EU

The European Border and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex in cooperation with the Albanian authorities, launched the first ever joint operation...
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MARC ZENATI A driving force

MARC ZENATI A driving force

Marc Zenati is the first to admit that he’s not your typical car nut. “I don’t really like to drive...
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OPERATION POSTBOX

OPERATION POSTBOX

Europe Diplomatic Magazine Juillet.indd OLAF and Belgium customs busting crime perpetrators A ground-breaking European operation led by the European Anti-Fraud...
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OVER 1.8 MILLION PEOPLE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF PROBATION AGENCIES IN EUROPE, ACCORDING TO COUNCIL OF EUROPE SURVEY

OVER 1.8 MILLION PEOPLE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF PROBATION AGENCIES IN EUROPE, ACCORDING TO COUNCIL OF EUROPE SURVEY

The number of persons in Europe subject to community sanctions and measures (CSM) — usually known as alternatives to imprisonment...
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Young people are key to preventing violent extremism, says new UNDP report

Young people are key to preventing violent extremism, says new UNDP report

A New report supported by the Government of Norway underscores the need for systematic participation of young people in decision-making...
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MOSCOW ‘MOST TRAFFIC CONGESTED CITY’ IN EUROPE

MOSCOW ‘MOST TRAFFIC CONGESTED CITY’ IN EUROPE

TomTom (TOM2) released the results of the TomTom Traffic Index, a report detailing the traffic situation in 403 cities in...
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WEAKNESS IN EU STEEL SAFEGUARD AND POOR MARKET CONDITIONS THREATEN SECTOR

WEAKNESS IN EU STEEL SAFEGUARD AND POOR MARKET CONDITIONS THREATEN SECTOR

Surging import volumes, stalling economic growth, high and volatile raw material costs and sharply growing carbon costs are coming together...
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BERLUSCONI Back from the Dead, Again

It would undoubtedly be a cause of shock and alarm to see someone you believed to be dead turn up at a feast and take your chair.   It certainly alarms Shakespeare’s Macbeth, when the ghost…


Editorial July 2019

As he prepares to leave the Presidency of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker has been named European Leader of the Year by Euronews and the European Business Summit (EBS). This may seem a consolation for…



Homicide kills far more people than armed conflict, says new UNODC study Some 464,000 people across the world were killed in homicides in 2017, surpassing by far the 89,000 killed in armed conflicts in the…


Six NATO Allies sign to cooperate on strategic airlift, air refueling

Six NATO Allies took a critical step towards making the future Multi Role Tanker and Transport Capability (MRTT-C) more affordable. A Letter of Intent on cooperation around the MRTT-C was signed between France and the…


PACE ratifies Russian delegation’s credentials

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has voted on 26.06.2019 to ratify the credentials of the Russian delegation after they were challenged on the second day of its plenary session in Strasbourg,…




FDA announces Project Facilitate to assist physicians seeking access to unapproved therapies for patients with cancer

On June 3, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Oncology Center of Excellence announced a new pilot program to assist oncology health care professionals in requesting access to unapproved therapies for patients with cancer. A…


WHO highlights huge scale of tobacco-related lung disease deaths

The World Health Organization is highlighting the damage tobacco causes to lung health: over 40% of all tobacco-related deaths are from lung diseases like cancer, chronic respiratory diseases and tuberculosis. WHO is calling on countries and partners…



“THE DOME”: Chernobyl’s € 2.1 billion new confinement structure

Within months of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, Soviet crews contained the radioactive wreckage inside a temporary shelter, a 21-story-tall “sarcophagus.” There were many gaps, and most of the sarcophagus wasn’t secured to the underlying structure, leaving the enclosure…


PETULANT PARTNERS: SWITZERLAND AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

Take a look at some of Switzerland’s great heroes.   William Tell, of course, famously shot an apple from his son’s head and later used the same crossbow to kill the tyrannical Habsburg bailiff, Albrecht Gessler,…


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…


HIGH FLYER – THIERRY BOUTSEN

A career in motorsport placed Thierry Boutsen in pole position for success in his next venture, business aviation. But Formula One also introduced the Boutsen Aviation Chairman and Founder to Monaco – and now there’s…


GERHARD SCHRÖDER The Chancellor who came in from the cold

In 1998, Gerhard Schröder became the first politician since World War II to unseat an incumbent chancellor in Germany. He defeated Helmut Kohl who had been chancellor for 16 years and promised to continue the…