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Journalists in the Firing Line: The Role of the Media in an Unstable World

This article was produced thanks to our collaboration with EU Events. The murders of Maltan journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and Saudi Arabian Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi have made 2018 the deadliest year for journalists in decades, raising important questions about press freedom and the role of media in an increasingly intricate and tense global […]

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How the Dawn of the “Democracy Festival” Could Transform Our Relationship With Politics

Two weeks ago, a new kind of festival hit Brussels’ quaint Leopold Park. But it wasn’t the usual suspects of food, drink or music which inspired many to brave the chilly Autumn Saturday morning, but rather politics which headlined the event. Though this may sound strange to some, such politically-fuelled festivals are embedded into Nordic […]

The Pill Photo: BELGAIMAGE, Source: De Standaard
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European Nations Named and Shamed for Failing Citizens’ Sexual Health Needs

April this year marked 50 years of family planning being declared a basic human right. This is a timely milestone considering that just a few weeks prior, an intriguing official report called the “Contraception Atlas” was released, comparing 46 countries in the greater European community in terms of their provision of contraceptive services. But how […]