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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Once a burden, always a burden: how women cope with always entering the race with “race card two”?

21 November 2014 | by

At the Journalist Thematic Network Meeting in Rome, experts of the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) proved with data that discrimination accompanies the lives of women from early childhood through to their senior years. This year it is 20 years ago since the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA) was adopted at the 4th UN […]

NATO’s Southern Dilemma: Contesting Security Interests of the Regional Powers in the Middle East

19 November 2014 | by

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) finds itself between two fronts. To the East, Russia, by annexing Crimea, a Ukrainian territory, has violated the post-WW international order which has secured the decades’ long peace in Europe. To the South, the rise of extremism in the Middle East has created one of the most challenging threats […]

World Energy Outlook 2014 – Key Findings

17 November 2014 | by

Last week, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released its annual World Energy Outlook 2014. The Outlook is globally recognised as a reliable analysis of energy and environmental development and receives attention from policy makers, businesses and the public. This year‘s conclusion is short but precise: “The global energy system is in danger of falling short […]

Between extra hours and after hours – what it means to be a young PR pro

5 November 2014 | by

As a young communication professional, I find it fascinating how my fellow colleagues across Europe perceive their jobs and careers. For all of you like-minded folks, I have collected my favourite findings of the 2014 European Communication Monitor: