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ECJ, C-35/02 – Vogel; A general national authorization for doctors to practice dentistry

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Could the proper interpretation of an EU Directive be prohibiting a national rule from granting a general authorization? By its two questions, which can be examined together, the national court is asking whether Directive 78/687 must be interpreted as precluding a national rule that grants a general authorisation to doctors who have not received the […]

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Playing the Muse for lady Europe!

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Welcome to my Ideas on Europe blog! Despoina Kotsi, Lawyer, Ph.D. candidate in Public Law (NKUA) The title of my blog deeply reflects the operational obligation of a delicate activity on the part of judicial functionaries just like the performance of Muses. Thus, Clio was approximately the “Proclaimer,” Euterpe the “Well Pleasing,” Thalia the “Blooming,” […]

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Do institutions help achieve greater value for spending European taxpayers’ money?

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The European Union (EU) budget is about one percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of all Member States amounting to about €240 per annum, per citizen. The EU budget redistributes more than €150 billion annually. These funds are directed towards agriculture and regional policy, which operate to help less developed countries and local communities. […]

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Decentered Europe: Muslims in Europe

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The European identity is generally perceived on the notion that it is a pure race. But we are reminded that even Europa –according to the Greek myth –was a Phoenician-Asian woman. Furthermore, the Europeans attach their lineage to the Greece and Greek Philosophers of 400 BC. But those Greeks never considered themselves Europeans and distinguished […]

Remember the CE mark

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An opinion by Jolyon Gumbrell. The CE label that appears on many products shows that a product complies with EU health, safety and environmental standards. Although the United Kingdom left the EU on 31st January 2020 these standards still apply to products sold in the UK until the end of the transition period on 31st […]

Forcible Change of Demography in Illegally Occupied Territories Amount to War Crimes

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Armenia is conducting a policy of illegal settlement across Azerbaijan’s occupied territories and recently launched a policy of resettlement of Armenians from Lebanon there. Yesterday news of a family from Lebanon resettled in the city of Shusha – a destination of utmost historical and moral significance for Azerbaijan has been posted on social media. As […]

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Online-Teaching and Learning, and Virtual Conferences in the light of a Global Pandemic

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Since the lockdown was introduce in the UK in March 2020, some of the best scholars at the UK Universities and learned organisations like the Political Studies Association (PSA) and the academic association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) had organised several conferences and talks, mainly on different aspects of online teaching in the light of […]

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Baku is actively working with several companies to bring the COVID-19 vaccine to the country

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Azerbaijan is currently actively working with several companies to bring the COVID-19 vaccine to the country. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said this during the opening of a modular hospital of the Health Center of the Ministry of Emergency Situations for the treatment of coronavirus patients. Azerbaijan will be among the first […]

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Why alliance formation among opposition political parties is not a good idea?

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I am writing this piece in response to the Hungarian opposition political parties’ agreement to create a joint programme for government and stand single candidates against Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s ruling Hungarian Civic Alliance party (Fidess) in all 106 electoral districts. The Hungarian opposition’s pledge to unite and form an anti-Orban block for the […]

Örményország és Azerbajdzsán közötti eszkaláció háttere.

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By Gretta Willenberg and Parvana Garayeva Az Örményország és Azerbajdzsán közötti konfliktus, amely 2016 óta nem működik, ismét kibővült. Pontosan mi folyik itt? A Hegyi-Karabah térségének konfliktusa a távoli múltba nyúlik vissza. Gyakorlatilag lehetetlen pontosan meghatározni annak tényleges eredetét, és ez alapos kutatás tárgya. Az Örményország és Azerbajdzsán közötti összecsapások 2016 óta nem működnek. 2020. […]

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