Articles by Ornaldo Gjergji

Balkans: slow Internet and unspent cohesion funds

23/08/2022 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

The Balkan countries are struggling to keep up with the rest of Europe in terms of Internet connection speed. The only exception is Romania, which - not surprisingly - is the country in the area that is best able to spend cohesion funds on ICT

Cohesion funds in Bulgaria in 2014-2020

07/05/2022 -  Ornaldo GjergjiGianluca De Feo

Between 2014 and 2020, Bulgaria received around 4 billion Euros from the European Union for regional and social development projects. An overview of the data

Cohesion funds in Slovenia in 2014-2020

07/05/2022 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

Between 2014 and 2020, Slovenia received over 1.7 billion Euros from the European Union for regional and social development projects. An overview of the data

Cohesion funds in Greece in 2014-2020

07/05/2022 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

Between 2014 and 2020, Greece received over 9 billion Euros from the European Union for regional and social development projects. An overview of the data

Cohesion funds in Romania in 2014-2020

07/05/2022 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

Between 2014 and 2020, Romania received over 9 billion Euros from the European Union for regional and social development projects. An overview of the data

Cohesion funds in Croatia in 2014-2020

07/05/2022 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

Between 2014 and 2020, Croatia received almost 4 billion Euros from the European Union for regional and social development projects. An overview of the data

Cohesion funds in Cyprus in 2014-2020

07/05/2022 -  Ornaldo GjergjiGianluca De Feo

Between 2014 and 2020, Cyprus received just over 400 million Euros from the European Union for regional and social development projects. An overview of the data

The EU's energy dependence, between gas and nuclear power

13/04/2022 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

Gas and nuclear as green energy? The European Parliament may not agree and reject the taxonomy proposed by the European Commission

Young people's EU 33

09/12/2021 -  Serena EpisOrnaldo GjergjiPaolo MartinoValentina PacificiMaria Francesca Rita

78 young people from all over Europe gathered in the EU-Balkan Youth Forum to discuss the future of the EU and enlargement towards the Western Balkans

The new common agricultural policy: green or greenwashing?

05/10/2021 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

After almost two years of negotiations, last June the European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement for the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), with several novelties and strong criticisms

Europe’s internet speeds are faster than ever, but not for everyone

22/09/2021 -  Federico CarusoOrnaldo Gjergji

Over the last year and a half internet speeds in Europe have increased by more than fifty percent. Unfortunately, the gap between urban and more rural areas, and between north European countries and those in the south-east, has also grown

Il Kosovo alle Olimpiadi: più del successo sportivo

18/08/2021 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

Dopo il successo nei Giochi Olimpici di Rio 2016, in cui il paese è riuscito a portare a casa un oro olimpico nel judo, a Tokyo il Kosovo fa il bis con due medaglie, sempre dal judo. Oltre al successo sportivo, il Kosovo ne giova anche in visibilità internazionale

Mapping Diversity: una mappa stradale delle discriminazioni di genere

14/07/2021 -  Ornaldo GjergjiLorenzo Ferrari

L’analisi di OBC Transeuropa e Sheldon.studio rende evidente la pesante sottorappresentazione delle donne nella toponomastica delle principali città italiane. Il 93% delle strade intitolate a persone sono infatti dedicate a uomini. In progetto l'espansione anche ad altri paesi

Balcani, vaccini e integrazione europea

07/04/2021 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

L’inazione dell’Ue ha portato i paesi dei Balcani occidentali a guardare verso Mosca o Pechino per rifornirsi di vaccini. Il rafforzamento del legame con le potenze extraeuropee potrebbe però compromettere le già indebolite prospettive di adesione nell'Ue

Biden, i paesi Ue e le esportazioni di armi

22/03/2021 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

Con l’arrivo di Biden alla Casa Bianca molte cose si stanno muovendo sullo scacchiere internazionale. Tra cui i rapporti fra democrazie occidentali e medio oriente. Relazioni che si giocano anche sul piano dell’export bellico

Co2: the EU disincentives are not working

04/02/2021 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

The EU Emission Trading System, the EU’s main mechanism to disincentivise CO2 emissions, seems not to have had the desired results. Major industrial groups, often with the support of their own governments, profit from systemic weaknesses while continuing to produce energy using fossil fuels

Dalla Croazia alla Svezia, come viene prodotta l’energia nell’Ue (e quante emissioni ne derivano)

19/01/2021 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

Le fonti naturali con cui viene prodotta l’energia influiscono direttamente sulle emissioni di CO2 e sulla sostenibilità ambientale del settore nel lungo periodo. Le differenze fra i paesi Ue sono importanti e segnalano approcci molto diversi fra loro

Emissions in Europe: how much CO2 does energy cost us?

15/01/2021 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

In terms of CO2, energy production is the human activity with the worst impact on the environment in Europe. Emissions in the EU may be falling, but there are still major obstacles to achieving climate neutrality. Meanwhile, to the east, dozens of new coal plants will be built in the near future.

Popolari europei: la fatica a distanziarsi da Orbán

27/05/2020 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

Le traversie tra Ungheria e istituzioni europee vanno avanti da una decina d’anni fra tante parole e mai nessuno strappo vero. La deriva autoritaria di Orbán sembra però essere arrivata al culmine con il COVID-19. Cambierà qualcosa?

Climate warming in Europe, municipality by municipality

14/05/2020 -  Lorenzo FerrariOrnaldo Gjergji

In more than 35,000 European municipalities, average temperatures have risen by more than 2°C over the last fifty years. From big cities to small villages, the climate crisis reaches every corner of Europe – but citizens are rising up, and people in power are finally taking action