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Schengen under attack – Combatting serious and organised crime in the EU

The recent tragedy unfolding in southeast England, involving the discovery of 39 bodies in a lorry trailer suspected of links to trafficking and ...

8.11.2019

Realism, cynicism, idealism – how has Sweden’s Feminist Foreign Policy played out in the EU arena?

Margot Wallström, the Swedish Foreign Minister who stepped down in September, is proud of her feminist legacy on the country’s foreign policy. At ...

6.11.2019

Making Media – the Maltese Way

At the end of August, a group of young JEFers were given the opportunity to travel to Malta in order to learn more about working in the field of ...

24.9.2019

Visiting Writer: Brexit through the eyes of an EU-student in Britain

  Eden Hubara is a Sociology student at the University of Aberdeen, and the President of Young Europeans Aberdeen. She strives to make ...

16.9.2019

The informal meeting of environment ministers: how has Finland succeeded in achieving a consensus among the member states?

The informal meeting of environment ministers was held in Helsinki from 11th to 12th of July. Finland has as the President of the Council of the ...

9.8.2019

How can the Erasmus+ program be made more accessible?

The Finnish Presidency of the Council of the European Union began with 280 participants arriving for the EU Youth Conference. The program of the ...

9.7.2019

How can Finland support environmental protection during its presidency of the Council of the EU?

From July 2019 onwards Finland has the honor to held the position of the President of the Council of the European Union (hereinafter ”EU” or ...

22.5.2019

From neutrality to non-alignment

Most Member States of the European Union are part of NATO military alliance. There are, however, a few EU members that are not part of NATO. ...

10.4.2019

Artificial Intelligence calls for action to ensure Rule of Law in Europe

One of the hot topics of our time is artificial intelligence (AI) and its impacts in all spheres of life. Europe should take an active stand to ...

13.3.2019

The voice of young people should be heard in the European Parliament elections

  The youth turnout in the European Parliament elections has traditionally been very low even though it is especially the young people that ...

5.3.2019

EU-Arab League Summit: a symbolic step to strengthen regional cooperation

The European Union and the League of Arab States (LAS) held their first ever summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt on 24-25 February 2019. Leaders ...

28.2.2019

The fight against microplastic emissions has started in the European Union

The European Union is now in the process of adopting a restriction on microplastics that are being intentionally added to certain consumer and ...

21.2.2019

Peace union: providing for peace?

”Never again.” The European Union was set up as a union of peace that would prevent wars from ever again occurring in Europe. In ...

15.1.2019

What happens in the Arctic…does not stay in the Arctic

The Arctic is heating up twice as fast as the rest of the world. As the glaciers melt the geopolitical interest in the region increases, also ...

10.1.2019

Writing about Europe

  My name is Niklas, but usually I introduce myself as Nik. I like the original name my parents gave me, but every time I introduce myself ...

3.1.2019

Miten maailma päätyi kauppasodan partaalle

Yhdysvaltojen presidentti Donald Trump on kyseenalaistanut vapaakaupan ja kansainvälisen kauppajärjestelmän. Trump on toteuttanut politiikkaansa ...

4.12.2018

The EU’s dependency on Russian energy and the Energy Union

Nord Stream 2 project has raised the question of EU’s energy dependency on Russia. The EU is currently too dependent on Russian energy imports in ...

20.11.2018