11/07/2020 - In Srebrenica, 25 years ago, the darkest page of Europe’s modern history was written. In the early 1990’s, European integration was making progress and former communist states were looking towards the West and to Brussels for building peaceful and prosperous democracies on our continent.
Hagia Sophia has a strong symbolic, historical and universal value. Turkey has developed a well-established tradition of cultural conservation as well as a recognised tradition of intellectual and cultural openness. The ruling by the Turkish Council of State to overturn one of modern Turkey's landmark decisions and President Erdoğan‘s decision to place the monument under the management of the Religious Affairs Presidency, is regrettable.
L’Union européenne et Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P) annoncent le lancement d’I&P Accélération au Sahel, un programme conçu pour accompagner la croissance et le développement de 300 start-ups et petites entreprises de la sous-région sahélienne, dont en Côte d’Ivoire.
I was glad to participate on 9 July in a panel of renowned international affairs pundits from all continents, organised by our EU ISS and Carnegie, to discuss how we can navigate the pandemic world together.
EU Ambassador, Fernando Ponz Cantó, on July 10, 2020, made a donation of office supplies to President of the Rotary Club of Demerara, Mr Bhageshwar Murli.
As part of Rotary Demerara’s outreach activities the organizations to benefit from the donations are as follows:
1. Ptolemy Reid Rehabilitation Centre
2. West Ruimveldt Children’s Home
3. Georgetown Amerindian Hostel
4. MoSP Sexual Offences & Domestic Violence Policy Unit “Safe Space”
5. Hauraruni Girls Home
6. Sophia Community Development Association
8. Society for the Blind
9. Enmore Children’s Home
10. Mahaica Children’s Home