Follow @marcoRecorder I recently found out about “Rock the Union” ,a project intended to raise awareness about the coming European Parliament elections 2014. Together with a team of 5 people plus bus driver, Hans Mund the project’s manager wants to go through all 28 EU Member States in an old English Routemaster between October 14th …

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Follow @marcoRecorder In Italy there is no such thing as civil unions. You can either be married, by a recognized religious institution or by your municipality, or just not be married. There is no way in between. If you have had a partner for the past 20 years and you are not legally married to …

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The Impact of the EU on Democracy Promotion: The Importance of Domestic Factors The Cases of Belarus and Ukraine Introduction Since the end of the Cold War, democracy promotion has become an increasingly central feature of the EU’s external relations policy (Warkotsch, 2008, 227). The Treaty of Maastricht signed in 1992 stipulates that one of …

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