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Author: Ana Alibegova This article by Ana Alibegova is another one in the series of advice-giving articles that was started by ‘How to Have a Successful Application’. It lists all the elements you need to pay attention to in order to get a scholarship or a job. After the application has been filled […]

More workers are being hired on ‘no benefits’ contracts as employers look to cut costs At a meeting of European industrialists in Brussels yesterday, the President & CEO of Philips Electronics highlighted a new trend: in the Netherlands, he said, there is a marked increase in the number of independent workers. These, he said, are… » read more


I am an undaunted advocate of feminist rights. Especially equal pay and sexual harassment are my domain.. This Christmas I spent with Julia Prem (ex Thomas) and her sweet daughter Chanell Drucker, 13 years old feminist! This year I have busted Dorel Todea for sexually harassing Lia Stan at Radio Sighet. She summoned up the… » read more

Sir, You have recently published several articles on the European Union’s initiative to promote smart cities and energy- efficient technology (’EU to promote clean energy with smart cities‘, ‘Europe to triple funding for energy research‘, ‘Brussels to propose mandatory EU energy savings goal‘). None of these articles mention the cheap and simple measure of encouraging… » read more

ELIAMEP: Would you say that the Pakistani community in Athens is blossoming in its own social space? H.E. Mr. Kazmi: Pakistani migrants came to Greece in the 1970s. They have been staying here and doing well. The majority of them are working in the construction industry, in farms and in the service sectors. Many of… » read more

Sir, Regarding ‘EU to declare war on business trips‘: On behalf of Europe’s e-communications providers, I would like to hail the European Commission for its plan to propose measures that will encourage the use of ICT to reduce CO2 emissions. No one can deny that telecoms services and products encourage citizens to travel less and… » read more

Sir, Regarding ‘EU to declare war on business trips‘: Video-conferencing is a subsection of the more general category ‘teleworking’. The rules governing successful teleworking were formalised in the 1970s and 1980s. Early adopters included ICL who used it extensively amongst its programmers. Teleworking tends to work best with functions that are not ‘customer facing’. Where… » read more

Spanish writer/director Gerardo Olivares’ film 14 Kilómetros tells us how far the Moroccan coastline is separated from Spain. Tantalizingly close, visible from your window whether you’re in Tangier on the African side or Tarifa on the European coast. But if you are one of the thousands of desperate African migrants who has […]

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Two weeks ahead of general elections in Germany prospective voters are observing an election campaign that isn’t. After four years of grand coalition the two major parties – Christian Democrats and Social Democrats alike – are having difficulties to distinguish themselves from each other. Almost an affront towards democracy that will leave some voters to… » read more

It is not that easy to find a job for young people. Of course, it depends on many things…no diploma, three-year degree, five years, master or not, training, summer school, city, branch of study, professors…connections, or to be more politically correct, social networks. Eurobrussels and Euractiv are two of the benchmarks for job hunting in… » read more

En Europe, cinq pays – la France, l’Espagne, l’Italie, la Grande-Bretagne et l’Allemagne – concentrent 80 % des flux migratoires, les 20 % restants étant répartis entre le Portugal, la Pologne et l’Autriche, puis des États moins concernés. FACE A CELA, LA DROITE DEFEND L’IDEE D’UNE EUROPE FORTERESSE TOUJOURS PLUS REPRESSIVE Le pacte européen sur… » read more

SIMON WIESENTHAL CENTRE – EUROPE News Releases Paris, 1 June 2009 Wiesenthal Centre Director for International Relations, Dr Shimon Samuels, urged the European Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) “to launch an investigation into the financing and promotion campaigns of MEPs who will be elected this week to the new European Parliament and who espouse antisemitic,… » read more

Plus de 15 millions d’habitants permanents des pays de l’Union européenne sont des migrants. Mais peu d’entre eux jouissent des mêmes droits que les autres citoyens européens. De plus, certains pays leur accordent plus ou moins de droits que d’autres. Diviser pour mieux régner ? Pour lire l’article complet, ———————————– Article écrit par Abdallah ZNIBER,… » read more

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