The People's Republic of China has become one of the most prominent geopolitical leaders worldwide, with a booming economy, growing domestic consumption, and a skyrocketing rise of global financial influence through world-renowned investment projects such as the infamous Belt and Road initiative. Such a rise has deeply affected its energy consumption, requiring a prevalently coal-driven energetic production to keep up with its ramping economic growth.Read More "[Analysis] China’s Energy Sustainability, the 2060 Vision, and the EU"
The political turmoil happening in Thailand has accompanied the news for the whole of 2020. But what is happening in Thailand? Understanding the sociopolitical dynamics of the Thai nation is extremely complicated, as its history is characterized by intense and frequent political shocks that have left space for confusion and little opportunity for the growth of this country. The current protests led by the Thai youth, however, seem to have the needed potential to change the future political landscape of this country.Read More "[Analysis] Is A Political Transition On The Horizon For Thailand?"
The investigation into the death of Slovak national Jozef Chovanec at a Belgian airport in 2018 has gained traction again as Slovakia and Belgium kickstart an international cooperative effort to resolve a case of police brutality.Read More "Jozef Chovanec’s Slaughter Investigated By Belgium And Slovakia"
Kiran Dulay, a Punjab Canadian/British Sikh in the UK, discusses India's farmers' protests, their escalation, and the voices propelling them.Read More "India Farmers’ Protests: “A Human Movement”"
EIGE foresees 60 years before the achievement of gender equality in Europe. It proceeds, but at a slow pace. Meanwhile, the dream of equality does not suffer standstills. A new Gender Action Plan was realized in November 2020. It places gender equality at the centre of external relations and sets a new strategy to turn the tide by 2030.Read More "The Ambition of Gender Equality"
The Covid-19 pandemic is an international competition for the production and distribution of the first vaccine to tackle the virus. What are the political dynamics underlying each process?Read More "Covid-19 Vaccine: The Global Race for Production and Distribution"
In 2020, the murder of George Floyd ignited nation-wide protests under the slogan "Black Lives Matter" to condemn police brutality and demand accountability. After several months, it is important to take stock of the situation and analyze the phenomenon, from its historical roots to the implications for domestic politics in the USRead More "[REPORT] US Police In The #BLM Protests"
Sono trascorsi ormai mesi dall'annuncio da parte del governo israeliano di voler annettere parti della Cisgiordania, ma di fatto nessuna annessione ha ancora avuto luogo. Cerchiamo di capire perché e a che punto è la situazione generale al momento.Read More "[Report] Israele – Palestina: Lo Stato Attuale delle Cose"
Syrians of all backgrounds are becoming the victims of the regional powers' hunger: as the country is depleted and its citizens are displaced or disappear, international powers seem to only look after their own benefit.Read More "[REPORT] The Demographic Catastrophe in Syria"
La gestión de la crisis del COVID-19 ha perjudicado la opinión pública de la sociedad española según los datos del CIS. Ha permitido la creación de un contexto de oportunidad política a una derecha muy presente y bastante fuerte en la actualidad.Read More "[REPORT] Ideologías, Nacionalismos y la Gestión del COVID-19 en España"
News on the Syrian crisis hardly makes headlines. Nevertheless, factual reality suggests that the war in Syria is still an urgent matter, especially regarding the refugee crisis. Turkey, for example, hosts the highest number of refugees in the world, roughly 3 million. What domestic and foreign impact did the Syrian civil war have on Turkey?Read More "[REPORT] Coping With A Humanitarian Crisis: The Role Of Turkey In The Syrian Civil War"
Depuis son institution en 1957 sous le nom de C.E.E., l’Union Européenne a poursuivi le processus d'élargissement. En savoir plus dans le Report.Read More "[REPORT] Élargissement de l’Union Européenne"
On May 29, the world celebrates the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. Italy is one of the most committed nations in this field, starting from the 1990s, when its engagement in peacekeeping operations sharply increased. Guest Contributor Maicol Cocco has authored a thorough report on Italy's history and budget-spending on peacekeeping operations.Read More "[REPORT] The Italian Participation in Peacekeeping Operations"