Виж по-долу за българската версия на тази статия. / See below for the Bulgarian version of this article. This report investigates the 46 one-day seminars that have been held on youth entrepreneurship all over Bulgaria and may serve to our liberal sister organizations as an evaluation of the outcomes we have explored so far. I…

The “COP of Action”, as the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech (COP22) is nicknamed, is all about the implementation of the Paris Agreement. The agreement was signed last year and entered into force on November 4th this year. The countries agreed to limit the temperature rise below 2 degrees and “try their best” to…

Two weeks ago, on Monday the 14th of November, Germany set an example for the rest of the world. It is the first country presenting a long-term “climate action plan” on how to reach the goals defined in the Paris agreement. The plan describes a strategy to transition from fossil fuel to renewable energy, with…

Pakistan was formed as a democratic country, where every religion coexisted peacefully, however, after the demise of its founding fathers, things quickly went south.  In 1958, just one year after the adoption of the first constitution, the then President Iskander Mirza staged a military coup d’état which eventually lead to the rise of Pakistan’s first…

It was a strange experience to continue attending COP22 in Marrakech as usual, when Trump got elected. The conference went on, as if people had decided to not let his victory distract them from their fight against climate change. But even though it is clear that the election of Donald Trump was not good news…

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Everything follows from the Finnish–Russian relationship, which is twofold. The story begins with the role of Russia in Finnish history. Although there have been some conflicts between the two peoples, many Finns have a lot of positive things to say about our neighbour. Finland was a part of Russia from 1809 to 1917. This era…

In 2011, the first wave of an estimated 78 million baby boomers hit the retirement age of 65, meaning that many Americans can now expect to live nearly twice as long as their early 19th century counterparts. While life expectancies have drastically increased over a century, concerns about the healthcare industry’s ability to keep up…

The Netherlands is often seen as a country in which freedom, tolerance and human rights are celebrated and well-respected. Its citizens generally enjoy a very high level of well-being. But what about the refugees in the Netherlands? Do they benefit from this country’s supposed liberal and progressive values? Can they expect to receive the treatment…