Media paves the way to social inclusion

With just a quick Google search of 'Molenbeek', you are painted quite a bleak picture of one of nineteen municipalities that make up the Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium. If you have never heard of Molenbeek…

Well Grounded at The Dock

[caption id="attachment_6508" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Source: Emily Jarvie[/caption] The Dock café looks very similar to any other city coffee shop: the smell of coffee in the air, warm bowls of soup and bread on tables, and…

Belfast Bikes towards Sustainability

[caption id="attachment_6462" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Belfast Bikes point, Queen’s University. Source: Emily Jarvie[/caption] The introduction of the Belfast Bikes rental scheme throughout the Northern Ireland city has seen success in the move towards promoting sustainable transport.…

Images of Belfast: Audio Visual Stories

Samantha Dixon, Noah Groves and Emily Jarvie   [embed]https://youtu.be/iQlLlqR4iB4[/embed] Take a step back in time to learn about the history of conflict in Belfast and how Northern Ireland's violent past impacts the region today.  …

EU Talks Climate with California

Bilateral Cooperation in Carbon Trading Markets “What we saw in Bonn is that the Paris spirit is very much alive,” Anna-Kaiser Itkonen, Commission spokesperson for Climate Action and Energy, said referring to the Paris accord…

EU Talks Climate with California

Bilateral Cooperation in Carbon Trading Markets “What we saw in Bonn is that the Paris spirit is very much alive,” Anna-Kaiser Itkonen, Commission spokesperson for Climate Action and Energy, said referring to the Paris accord…

Muslims in Europe: Danger or in Danger?

[caption id="attachment_6359" align="alignnone" width="300"] Photo Credit: http://www.barenakedislam.com/[/caption] As a Muslim living in Europe, I have never encountered any problem. Maybe it’s because I don’t look like a “Muslim”. I don’t have a headscarf nor do…

Whistleblowers : vital or harmful ?

Sometimes portrayed as heroes, sometimes as traitors, the whistleblowers who expose to the world wrongdoings are omnipresent in the news. The recent Luxleaks trial illustrates perfectly the ambivalence of the politicians about whistleblowers, claiming the…

Superplan to Fight the Superbug

  Source: Pixabay It is the superbug that has claimed the lives of thousands EU citizens a year and nearly a million globally. Fighting against antibiotics until there is no treatment left to cure even…

Art in the heart of the EU

[caption id="attachment_6333" align="alignnone" width="300"] Visitors area during Slovakian presidency, European Parliament, Credits: Marijn Meijer y Bodisco Massink[/caption] Campbell’s Soup Cans; it’s the first thing you see when you enter the European Parliament in Brussels, after…

Terrorists and Tourist Traps

[caption id="attachment_6309" align="alignnone" width="596"] Belgian military stand guard at the Brussels Christmas markets. Source: Samantha Dixon[/caption]   In Brussels, as the Christmas lights twinkle among the sunset of the Christmas markets, the dust settles on…