The whole of Italy has been on lockdown since the 9th of March, due to the current Coronavirus pandemic. At first we did not actually realise the importance of what the government was asking of us: stay at home, they said.
As part of my studies in Public Management, I have the opportunity to complete an internship abroad. I decided to do so and I knew straight away which country I wanted to go to: Belgium, or more precisely, Brussels, the heart of the EU. Since I started my 3 month-stay here in mid February, I would now like to share some specialties and impressions of the Belgian capital with you.
Anyone who is planning a trip through Italy during the winter months can’t miss that in this period several Italian cities celebrate Carnival with spectacular events, where everything can happen.
Alsace, a region located on the eastern border of France close to Germany and Switzerland, is a magical place full of surprises. In this new series, we will take you to this very special place and give you a taste of the many wonders it has to offer.
Located in the north-western outskirts of Milan, for much of the twentieth century the Bovisa quartier was one of the most productive industrial poles of the city and an important generator of employment for many generations. After a long period of dereliction, in recent years Polytechnic University of Milan redeveloped the quarter. The Bovisa quarter, in fact, is back to being an important center for creative and design industries at international level. An area dedicated to inventiveness and creation, a place where young talents study and work, becoming the reflection of a young city constantly evolving.
In June 2016, the New York Times published an article about a possible post-Brexit scenario where London’s role as the ‘City’, or financial capital – a centre for both professional and educational opportunities – would inevitably be up to another city. Among the most analysed and listed European candidates in the Global Financial Centres Index- a score that ranks the attractiveness of the liveliest continental squares – the one with the highest score turned out to be Amsterdam. With Brexit now in motion, Amsterdam’s transformation into a new London is becoming increasingly real. But in what ways? And what are the pros and cons of this?
Is the instrument introduced for monitoring turning into an intervention tool?
An interview with Oz Karahan – a former MEP candidate and President of the Union of Cypriots organization.
“In Europe, politicians and the public do not have any idea of what is going on in Cyprus and about the bloodless genocide that Turkish-speaking Cypriots are facing because of Turkey.”
Do you believe it is possible to peer into our present, into the European world, and to see its errors and defects … through the past of the USA?
What is the situation regarding the freedom of the press in 2018?