“Luxembourg can be a laboratory for sustainability measures” – Interview with François Bausch (Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Mobility and Minister of Defense of Luxembourg)

In March 2020, Luxembourg became the first country worldwide to provide free public transport. Such revolutionary measure, which is at the same time a part of a mobility plan that started almost ten years ago, brings up a multitude of questions that ECEPAA sought to find an answer to. Why this measure? How can a […]

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Controlled circular migration as a compromise

Migration has been the subject of debate for centuries. Old as humanity itself, migration has always remained one of the most discussed topics worldwide. In 2021, this is not an exception. Even in a world immersed in a pandemic and its economic and political consequences, migration remains one of the most debated subjects. While developing […]

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Traceability of African material resources, a complicated affair

When it comes to its natural resources, Africa is an extremely rich continent. From the gold mines in South Africa to the coffee and cocoa plantations in Western Africa, including the gold, cobalt and coltan mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. However, all these richesses come at a very high price: armed conflicts […]

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European-funded youth projects in Ethiopia and identifying space for change

Keywords: Youth, education, security, innovation, entrepreneurship, policy Who should read this post? Ngos, policy makers, grassroots organisations, youth organisations, those interested in EU-AU relations. What are Ethiopia’s biggest needs? Young Lives published a longitudinal research paper in June 2018, focusing on the greatest disparities face by the Ethiopian population. These include but are not limited […]

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Europe’s 2020 Migration Pact: an analysis

The European Commission published a new Migration Pact on 23rd September 2020 in the attempt to right previous wrongs and balance the ever changing situation. Migrant journeys span a diverse range of factors; security, socio-economic, environmental, political. For hundreds of thousands each year, reaching Europe is the goal and for many, gaining asylum, the prize.  Today’s […]

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THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON SCHOOLS IN EUROPE

By: Sara Mariani The global COVID-19 pandemic has affected many aspects of today’s society, bringing to the fore the weaknesses of what were thought to be the strong points of institutions, such as education. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected educational systems worldwide, leading to the near-total closures of schools, universities and colleges. Teaching has turned […]

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3 REASONS WHY WE ARE NOT EQUAL IN THE FACE OF THE COVID19 THREAT

Are we equal in the face of the Covid19 threat? There are three categories of people more exposed to risks. Let’s see which one. By: Sara Mariani Covid 19 has been coming into our lives for about two months now.  Quietly, in small steps, it approached and began to carve its place in the minds […]

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