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2016: a year in pictures (Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Withouth Borders)

“2016 may well be the year best remembered for its tumultuous political turnarounds, hardening attitudes to refugees and migration, and continuing devastating conflicts. Looking through over 10,000 images released this year (created between October 2015 and December 2016), however, a different reality reveals itself. Whether you read it in the bravery and determination of MSF’s … Continue reading

EU 20 years of Single Market – Single Market through the eyes of the people

In October 2012 EU is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Single Market which was always one of the most important contributing pillars of the European integration. It is a good occasion to think about the past and future of the Single Market and about why and how we can or can not use yet … Continue reading

GWP CEE Regional Workshop on Integrated Drought Management, 5-6 October Bratislava

A regional workshop on Integrated Drought Management takes place in Bratislava at Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute on 5-6 October. It is a join initiative of Global Water Partnership Central and Eastern Europe (GWP CEE), GWP Technical Committee and World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute will host the venue. The main objective of the workshop is … Continue reading

EU Single Market anomalies – Salami Ungherese made in Trento Italy

Just an example from the EU food and consumers goods market: I am living in the former „Eastern Block” in Hungary but travelling quite a lot across Europe. So I can have a quite clear overview about what is going on and available here and there. The market and the market powers are extremely unbalanced. … Continue reading

Climate-Smart Agriculture (Working With Nature Not Against It)

By Laszlo Keki (Hungary) I can still remember (me and Giedre were there) that early morning on the last day of the 2010 COP16 UN Climate Change Summit in Cancun, Oxfam unveiled a giant sand sculpture of Mexican farmers called for concrete action for the sake of the millions of poor people around the world … Continue reading

A video for Ester: Hard thougths from an African child

Mysterious Radioactive Radiation above CEEU: unusual level of Iodine-132 isotope particles found in Europe

Low levels of radioactive particles have been detected in the Czech Republic and elsewhere in Europe, the UN nuclear agency has said. The Czech nuclear security authority said it had been detecting radioactive iodine-131 at a number of monitoring stations since late October and had informed the IAEA to see if it could identify the … Continue reading

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