Briefs / Focus / Spot Ons

Palestine, the United Nations and the Role of External Actors: Where Does that Leave Europe?
  • Policy Brief

Palestine, the United Nations and the Role of External Actors: Where Does that Leave Europe?

Where will the mediation efforts leave Europe once the diplomatic activity at the UN is over and the Security Council debates Palestine’s request for membership?

27 September 2011
Palestine at the UN: Outlook and Expected Implications
  • Policy Brief

Palestine at the UN: Outlook and Expected Implications

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has initiated a process of application for UN membership ahead of the regular UN General Assembly meeting that would start on 20th September. The move seemed to come as a result of several concerns.

15 September 2011
Palestine at the UN: Moving Towards a Consistent European Stance
  • Policy Brief

Palestine at the UN: Moving Towards a Consistent European Stance

The PLO/PA is determined to submit its bid for recognition of Palestinian statehood based on the 1967. This historical decision to approach the UN is of equal importance to that of the mutual PLO-Israel recognition in 1993.

8 September 2011
Food Security in the Euro-Mediterranean Area: Main Challenges
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Food Security in the Euro-Mediterranean Area: Main Challenges

Achieving availability of sufficient food for all should be at the core of policies aiming to effectively tackle the problem of poverty and hunger.

21 June 2010