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Spotlight on Women in Politics

With the 2019 European elections fast approaching, the European Parliament’s Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM) is focusing its International Women’s Day event on the theme of women in politics, highlighting the contribution women have already made and urging more women to get involved, both as voters and as candidates. Continue reading

Young people involved in politics [What Europe does for you]

Young politicians have recently been elected to the highest positions of power in several EU countries, yet many young people still choose to stay away from politics. Continue reading

Prospects for e-democracy in Europe

E-participation in politics is expanding worldwide, driven by the development of digital tools that can be used for citizen involvement – social media, deliberative software, e-voting systems – and growing access to the internet. Continue reading

Helmut Kohl, citizen of Europe

Written by Philippe Perchoc, Helmut Kohl died on 16 June 2017 at the age of 87. The father of German reunification and a strong supporter of European integration, he leaves a long-lasting legacy. A European ceremony of honour is planned for the former Chancellor and Honorary Citizen of Europe, in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, … Continue reading

Burundi : la vie politique à l’heure des élections de 2015

Par Eric Pichon Bien que le multipartisme soit inscrit dans la Constitution, la vie politique du Burundi est marquée par la domination du parti de l’actuel Président de la République. L’annonce de la candidature de ce dernier à l’élection présidentielle de 2015 a été contestée et a déclenché de violents affrontements. Les élections communales et … Continue reading

Who are the Afghan presidential hopefuls?

Registration for next April’s presidential election in Afghanistan ended on Sunday 6 October 2013. The list of candidates range from the brother of current president Hamid Karzai and cabinet ministers who recently quit their posts to run for office, to a warlord accused of having past affiliations with al-Qaeda. The Taliban has rejected the process … Continue reading

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