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Progressive International: The Athens Declaration

Today, 13/5/2022, three members of the Progressive International, Jeremy Corbyn, Ece Temelkuran and Yanis Varoufakis, called a press conference to make public the Athens Declaration on the Russian invasion and the war in Ukraine. Here is the text: The War…

Criminalization at Europe’s borders: unconvering the risks faced by those who support asylum seekers

Asylum seekers travelling to Europe via irregular migration routes often rely on assistance from lawyers, NGOs, and volunteers following their arrival. Drawing on research conducted in Greece, Gemma Bird details the risks that these individuals and organisations take in their efforts to…

War or peace?

We deplore Russia’s military aggression in the country of Ukraine, whilst we are aware of the multiple economic and political interests that paved the way for and that are driving the conflict. Our priority is to stop the war, save…

Fossil and nuclear fuels must be stopped in the face of barbaric warfare

The fight against the climate emergency is today more than ever a cry for peace. The invasion of Ukraine and the European Union’s sanctions show once again the enormous dependence of the economy on fossil fuels and how they have…

How many more lives does Europe want to sacrifice to extend NATO’s borders?

It is urgent to stop the war and put an end to the pain of the Ukrainian people. Russia must immediately withdraw its troops and stop the aggression against Ukraine. But how many more lives is Europe willing to sacrifice…

GCAP: we call on Russia, Ukraine, NATO, United States, European Union to seek a long-term, sustainable political solution for all parties

We are shocked by Russian President’s decision to invade Ukraine. We condemn this war with wide-ranging civilian casualties and demand an immediate ceasefire and withdrawal of Russian troops. We stand with Ukraine. We express our solidarity with…

France Withdraws From Mali, But Continues to Devastate Africa’s Sahel

On February 17, 2022, French President Emmanuel Macron held a press conference in Paris just ahead of the sixth European Union-African Union summit in Brussels along with Senegal’s President Macky Sall and Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo as well as European…

Oleg Yasinsky: “The conflict between Ukraine and Russia does not exist”.

With the informality that our long and deep friendship grants us, we were able to have a sincere conversation in which the Ukrainian journalist Oleg Yasinsky -current Pressenza correspondent from Moscow- provides us with the necessary context to understand what…

Open letter from five former Prime Ministers of Japan to the EU on nuclear power

Five former prime ministers of Japan wrote an open letter on 27 January to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen asking her to review the proposal to consider nuclear energy as a possible alternative to fossil fuels. The reasons…

100 voices from Latin America dialogue in Valparaíso on the construction of new political and social pacts for the region

Transparency, taxation, access to justice and territorial development are the four fundamental pillars for public policies for social cohesion in the region in the coming years. EUROsociAL+, the European Union’s cooperation programme with Latin America, is organising this regional meeting…

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