It’s a woman’s job to stand for her liberties

18 novembre 2020 Society

6 min

Targeting women’s rights in illiberal democracies is by no means surprising, it is part of a process. On the other hand, expecting women to be compliant in such situation is quiet astonishing. Time again, European history has proven that women’s protests have the power to induce change in politics. In Poland, the voices of women are not to be left unheard.

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The new agreement on the rule of law conditionality: a possible solution?

13 novembre 2020 European Politics

6 min

After years of institutional debate on how to combat rule of law backsliding within the European Union, the European Parliament has reached an agreement with the Council linking EU funds to rule of law compliance. This means that the European Union will stop funding those national governments that threaten the rule of law, with the aim to get them to respect fundamental values listed in Article 2 of the Treaty on European Union. This may not put an end to the problem the EU is currently facing vis-à-vis Hungary and Poland, but it represents a step torwards triggering further initiatives and maybe future reforms to the Treaties’ acquis.

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Pologne: Récupération politique de la crise pour criminaliser l’avortement

10 août 2020 Society

3 min

La loi anti-avortement en Pologne est déjà une des plus restrictives d’Europe. En effet, l’avortement n’est légal que dans 3 cas : s’il y a malformation grave du fœtus, en […]

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Digit@l Friends – Poland’s First Youth Culture Centre

14 décembre 2018 Partners/external Society

This interview has originally been published by Euro Babble and is made by Dominik Kirchdorfer. Digit@l Friends is the first youth café in the Warsaw landscape. They call it a cafe, and others call it […]

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From Brussels to Warsaw: is Donald Tusk launching his presidential campaign?

5 janvier 2018 Society

Donald Tusk’s mandate as the President of the European Council will end in November 2019 whereas the Polish presidential election will take place in 2020. Recently, political events in Poland […]

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