Ian Kershaw is rightly considered as the most important reference on the history of Hitler and his rising. He is particularly brilliant in portraying the general environment that allowed said rise to happen, as in his masterpiece ‘Making friends with Hitler, Lord Londonderry and Britain’s Road to War’.
A research team comprising the National Scientific Research Centre and the local public University (Université Clermont Auvergne) promoted a weekly Summer school dedicated to ‘Integrated Assessment Models, Economics, Energy and Climate’ - geared mostly at academics and other professionals, including PhD students, and conducted in English.
We are now celebrating the sixty ninth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Approved in Paris by the General Assembly of the then recently established United Nations, on December the tenth, it is a marvellous text which lost none of its significance and charm today.
Agenda 21 is an indicative text approved by the Earth Summit (UN Conference on Environment and Development) held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1992. It is the culmination point of a large movement across the World gathering for the first time international institutions as well as state and non-state actors.
In the wake of the US declaration on the Paris Agreement
Watergate is the symbol of a time marked by the transformation of what was first perceived as a mere “conspiracy theory” into the actual conspiracy. The judicial system identified and condemned it and its tremendous impact is still felt in both the US political scene and across the world.
The existence of an Iranian clandestine nuclear programme was unveiled in 2002 by the Iranian main opposition force, the NCRI. Its exposure was followed by international sanctions and a long negotiation procedure that culminated on 14 July 2015, in Vienna, where a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear programme was signed between the E3/EU+3 group and Iran.
After so many years of suffering and destruction, the photo of the drowned baby Alan Kurdi, who survived Kobane onslaught but not the Mediterranean crossing, finally made the headlines. Suddenly, everyone noticed the plight of the million Syrians who perished, were seriously injured or lost their livelihood.
According to the National Council of Resistance of Iran, four of the most important commanders of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Expeditionary Force in Syria, seen in this recent photo together with Qassem Suleiman, were killed in Syria.
EUROPE should keep its principles when dealing with IRAN This policy brief highlights the gross human rights violations of the Iranian regime against its own citizens. It draws special attention to the sharp rise of executions, arbitrary detention of rights activists, and the situation of women, minorities and children during President Hassan Rouhani’s tenure