Les nouveaux visages de l’Europe

Deux mois après les élections européennes qui se sont déroulées du 23 au 26 mai 2019, les désignations des présidences des différentes institutions se sont accélérées. Dans cet article, nous allons aborder le renouveau de quatre postes clés de l’Union européenne, dit "top jobs" : la présidence de la Commission européenne, la présidence de la Banque Centrale Européenne (BCE), la présidence du Conseil européen et la représentation de la diplomatie européenne.

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Conference “Post-Crimea shift in EU-Russia Relations” – 11th July 2019

On thursday the 11th of July 2019, the Estonian foreign policy institute, international center for defence and security and Konrad Adenauer shifting were organizing a conference about the book Post Crimea shift in EU-Russia relations: from fostering interdependence to managing vulnerabilities. The authors of the book are Kristi Raik & Andras Rácz.

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The role of new technologies in preventing and mitigating humanitarian disasters: To what extent can this be achievable and efficient in the long-term?

In November 2017, The European Commission launched the contest “Challenge to Solve” which invites citizens and scientists to rethink the way new technologies are used in the context of humanitarian aid[1]. With this contest that ends in January 2020, the EU sheds light onto the “Agenda for Humanity” brought forward by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon during the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit[2]. In the light of increasing humanitarian crisis across the globe, this agenda emphasises the necessity to innovate and explore the role of new technologies to overcome humanitarian problems. Therefore, this paper seeks to explore the meddling of the technological and humanitarian fields and provide insight into the extent these new technologies could tackle serious humanitarian disasters.

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