Nataša Stuper | 17 December 2014

Geothermal energy lands in the Balkans, saving money on bills and curbing global warming. An interview with Marco Meggiolaro, coordinator of the LEGEND project

 Edith Durham, Albania's Mountain Queen
(Foto Roberto Carlos Pecino Martinez, Flickr)
Mapping media freedom violations in Europe
Nine out of 10 cases of journalists' murders go unpunished
Edith Durham, Albania's Mountain Queen ita

Edith Durham, an author, aid worker and Edwardian traveller in the Balkans, has left an enduring legacy in South East Europe, namely in Albania. A review of the latest Marcus Tanner book on the first British woman to become Vice President of the Royal Anthropological Institute


Choking up freedom in Azerbaijan
Arzu Geybullayeva 
16 December 2014

The arrest on spurious charges of investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova is being met by a disturbing silence of the international community, and shows there are no more boundaries for the Aliyev regime



The Council of Europe just released a statment by Nils Muižnieks, Commissioner for Human Rights, on recent arrests in Turkey

A recent court ruling banning media coverage of an ongoing parliamentary investigation into corruption allegations against four former Turkish cabinet ministers has been met with indignation by local news outlets and...

A tragic event shows the downhill path taken by Slovenian journalism – more and more scandal, less and less ethics



17 December 2014

Geothermal energy lands in the Balkans, saving money on bills and curbing global warming. An interview with Marco Meggiolaro, coordinator of the LEGEND project

24 November 2014

Is the European Neighbourhood Policy responsible for the crisis in Ukraine? Have your say and comment the opinions of two MEPs, Jacek Saryusz-Wolski and Helmut Scholz

 


Muro anti immigrati in Bulgaria
gallery iconBulgaria: the anti-immigration wall ita
The government in Sofia presented the "technical barrier" on the Bulgarian-Turkish border: 30 kilometres of net and barbed wire that should contain the flow of refugees and asylum seekers
From Donetsk to Lviv ita
A journey through the Ukraine, from Donetsk, on the border with Russia, to Lviv, near Poland. Two cities, two souls of a same, divided country
Words Build Democracy ita
The trailer of the European project "Saftey Net for European Journalists". Go to the on-line section

Reportage

7 August 2014

In the Iranian town of Isfahan, in the ancient district of New Julfa, lives an Armenian community. From the Ararat supermarket to the Ani cafe, everything here is reminiscent of the deep link of the Armenians to their homeland

30 July 2014

A journey in Boeotia, the land of Pindar, Dionysus, Heracles, and the Muses. Few tourists frequent this plain, between Athens and Delphi. Yet, every two or three miles, you can spot the remains of a once powerful polis, a sacred temple, a legendary fortress 

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A collection of papers presented at the conference "Bad memories. Sites, symbols and narrations of wars in the Balkans", organised by Osservatorio Balcani in Rovereto, Trento, on 9 November 2007. The conference was part of a project devoted to Second World War memorial sites in former Yugoslavia, co-sponsored by the European Union and the Autonomous Province of Trento.

Organic agriculture in the Balkans is still in its early stages though it already acts as a fundamental stimulus to sustainable rural development in the region. Through a comparative analysis of organic farming in the countries of South East Europe the book provides original insights into the process of European Union integration



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