Complaint to EU :s Trasparency Register against the firm Hill+Knowlton
- Florent Marcellesi
Brussels, 23 November 2018
To whom it may concern,
I would like to submit a complaint regarding a possible breach of the EU Code of Conduct of the Transparency Register by the consultancy firm Hill+Knowlton International Belgium, with identification ...
Exposed: How Morocco lobbies EU for its Western Sahara claim
- Nikolaj Nielsen
A few square metres of office space inside the Brussels offices of lobby firm Hill+Knowlton Strategies is home to an international foundation fronting for the Moroccan state.
The EuroMedA Foundation, inaugurated over the summer, is the brainchild ...
Spain, Europe's new ‘golden visa’ haven
- José Luis Aranda
Statistics suggest a new record this year in applications for a residency-by-investment program that critics say does not provide enough safeguards against money laundering
“When you have money, you can set up whatever you want ...
NATO and Russia are flexing their military might right next to each other — here are the 25 most powerful militaries in Europe
- Christopher Woody
NATO member and partner forces are in Norway for a sprawling military exercise called Trident Juncture — the largest since the Cold War, officials have said.
Russia is not happy with NATO's robust presence next to its territory and has decided ...
Greek austerity violated right to health, says watchdog
- Nikolaj Nielsen
Years of EU-led austerity in Greece continue to ravage a population that struggles with crippling poverty and access to basic health care and education, according to a new report from the Council of Europe (CoE).
Dunja Mijatovic, the CoE's commissioner ...
Will EU use Israeli drones against refugees?
- Mark Akkerman
Europe’s coastal guards are examining whether Israel’s warplanes would be helpful tools in repressing refugees.
In September, the EU’s border management agency Frontex announced the start of trial flights for drones in Italy, Greece ...
If Iceland is one of the best places in the world to be a woman, why did thousands of women go on strike on 24 October?
- Kamma Thordarson Þórðarson
Iceland is a great place to be a woman, and has topped the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report every year since 2009. It elected the first female president in the world, Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, in 1980, as well as the ...
The White House prepares the return of the Euromissiles
- Manlio Dinucci Μάνλιο Ντινούτσι مانليو دينوتشي
The announcement that "Trump breaks the historic nuclear treaty with Moscow" - the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) - was no surprise. Now, however, it is official. To understand the scope of this act, we should review the historical ...
Villagers in limbo as World Bank abandons controversial Kosovo power plant
- Sasha Chavkin
The decision ends the World Bank’s support for coal worldwide, but also leaves villagers unsure of their fate as the Kosovo government vows to push ahead with the power plant.
KEK, Kosovo’s state-owned power company, mines coal near ...
Greece: Syriza’s repressive turn
- Stathis Kouvelakis Στάθης Κουβελάκης استاتیس کوولاکیس - Costas Lapavitsas Κώστας Λαπαβίτσας
Alexis Tsipras’s government promised to end austerity. Now it’s defending the banks against people evicted from their homes — and persecuting those who protest.
Many on the international left believe that things in Greece are slowly ...