Youth Engagement and Brexit

22 Jun

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Written by Raf Galdeano and Cat Tully, Accountability Advocate at Restless Development and political activist, just completed her first year at university, and founder of School of International Futures and formerly in the FCO and Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit respectively. Discussing the EU referendum, what it means for UK citizens – especially younger citizens – […]

“The Morning after the Vote: First Reactions to Britain’s EU Referendum”

18 Jun

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As we approach the week of the British European Union (EU) referendum, the rest of Europe is also thinking and preparing for the outcomes and effects of the #brexit vote.

Human Rights in the EU and Peacekeeping in Darfur |This Week’s Top Hot Links #125

11 Apr

This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs takes a look at the future of Indian politics as the elections approach, and studies the role Islam and religion in Russia’s intervention in Crimean affairs. It also looks at the likelihood of the peace process in the Middle East surviving after John Kerry’s recent attempts […]

Making Law More Accessible: EU Launches openlaws.eu Project

10 Apr

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Today is the official starting date for the openlaws.eu project, an EU Project funded by DG Justice. Openlaws will make legislation, case law and legal literature more accessible for citizens, businesses, legal experts and also public bodies and legal publishers. It aims to work with the public to add a social layer on top of […]

Assessing Sanctions on Russia and Building a Strategic Europe | This Week’s Top Hot Links #124

19 Mar

This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs takes a look at conflict resolution in Africa, and assesses the failings in the current intervention strategies used by foreign powers. The links also compare the policies taken by the EU and America to Russia, and explores the key differences in their approaches. Furthermore, we explore […]

Thoughts on the European Strategy and Policy Analysis System Conference

18 Mar

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Back in February, Cat attended the European Strategy and Policy Analysis System (ESPAS) Conference in Brussels. Over the course of two days, a number of speakers and panels addressed the key concerns facing Europe in the coming years, ranging from the future of the European economy, to its response to resource scarcity and its role […]

A New Europe? Shifting Power Politics in Europe | This Week’s Top Hot Links #123

12 Mar

This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs takes a look at US intervention in the Ukraine and the Middle East, with arguments for and against both. We also look at Britain’s place in the world as its defence budget shrinks, questioning what the effect will be on its armed forces and its current […]

Assessing the Impact of Russian Intervention in Crimea |This Week’s Top Hot Links #122

5 Mar

This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs takes a look at the current crisis between Ukraine and Russia, and the strategies of the major world powers in response to this. It assesses the likely impact Russia’s actions has had, and will continue to have, on European order and European markets energy markets as […]