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by Neville Bezzina (AEGEE-Valletta) Note: For this second Newsflash issue, we’re grouping the most important links according to the specific geographical region to which the news relates. Comments with feedback (both about content and format) are welcome. Middle East Lebanon: Violent protests continued in certain regions of Lebanon over the recent nomination of Najib Miqati,… » read more

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Event on privacy in Nijmegen

IPWG recommends you to attends, please read more below: I do suspect that privacy was a passing fad. – Larry Niven Is it though? Find out At EurPrivacy: internet privacy in a European perspective! EurPrivacy is a two-day symposium on privacy in our digital age. The internet has completely reshaped our lives in many ways.… » read more

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Holiday video from IPWG

Dear Network! The holidays are indeed fast approaching, and IPWG would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year! We trust we are to see some of you next year at our events as participants as well as organizers. We guess that most of you are now busy creating your… » read more

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Article competition

Dear network! International Politics Working Group invites you to take part in our Article Contest – “Crisis in Europe: What could European youth do to help its society to solve this problem?” Although some time has passed already, the crisis in Europe is still serious. Its aftereffect has been spread onto all all areas of… » read more

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The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis’. One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger-but recognize the opportunity. John F. Kennedy Despite all the warnings, despite all the analysts that warned and warned, the economic crisis came as a surprise for… » read more

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Online debates project poll

Dear members!First of all, thank you for sending your topics for the debates! Some of you may have already participated in IPWG online debates, yet now we are taking the project to a more structured level and to properly shape it out we would like to ask for your ideas.The poll can be found on… » read more

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Knocking on the heavens door

A country that painfully reminds us of the divided Germany and the Berlin Wall, Korea, may be on the verge of a new war. The cause of that is the ship “Chenoan”, belonging to the Republic of Korea (the Southern part), that sank on the 27th March 2010. The government of the RK has openly… » read more

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[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/8WtR9BMVhoI” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] AEGEE International Politics Working Group and AEGEE-Thessaloniki are very happy to organize the 3rd edition of European Citizenship Training Course, on 12th-18th of October. After Koln and Prishtina, Thessaloniki will host the important training for the promotion of Active Citizenship! Have you ever wondered….. ~ How people get motivated… » read more

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Democracy nowadays

These first two weeks of June 2009 prompt remarkable reflections on the true meaning of democracy nowadays. 4 June was the date Europeans went to the polls to re-elect the supposedly second biggest democratic Parliament in the world (second only to the Lok Sabha, the Indian Parliament). The turnout was the lowest in history. Europeans… » read more

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[Marcin Artur Witkowski, blog moderator]: I have the pleasure to forward for your consideration this entry from our friend and collegue Gabor Horvath. It is unfortunate that our blog application is not able to support this document in its original very elegant word format. Let this nuisance not divert our attention though, from the message… » read more

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On 1 June, the IPWG board tendered an application under action 3.2 “‘Youth in the world’: Cooperation with countries other than the neighbouring countries of the European Union”. Action 3.2. is a once-a-year opportunity to apply for funding of activities taking place in countries other than the EU and its neighbours. After securing an agreement… » read more

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While still waiting for the CD to approve and ratify the results of our working group elections, the IPWG new board has started working. We have met twice, on 23 April and 5 May 2009. Division of roles within the board Apart from the positions already assigned at the IPWG AGORA, Mario (Speaker), Fotis (Secretary),… » read more

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We are proud to announce that the name of the new project initiative launched by IPWG is Beyond Europe – Perspective for Tomorrow’s World The new project was initially named “Europe and the World” like the workshop at EBM Torino (12-15 February 2009) meant to develop further the original idea. Following the IPWG Board and… » read more

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