Conference Europe and Ukraine: Cohesion and Extension, the Double Challenge facing the Union
4 April 2014, 16.15 - 19.15

The EU is facing today a double crisis : internal (euro) and external (Ukraine). Cohesion and Extension. How to respond to both challenges crucial for the future of the Union?


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A Word about Words – samizdat essay

„The point I am trying to make is that words are a mysterious, ambiguous, ambivalent and perfidious phenomenon. They can be rays of light in a realm of darkness, as Belinsky once described Ostrovsky’s Storm. They can also be lethal arrows. Worst or all, at times they can be one or the other. They can even be both at once!“

Václav Havel:
A Word about Words – samizdat essay, July 25, 1989

What Price Human Rights?