Daily Archives: December 13, 2018

The Nobel Peace Prize 2018 And Its Focus On Sexual Violence And Women’s Rights

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded nearly 100 times since its creation in 1901; to 89 men, 17 women and 24 organisations. The Norwegian Nobel Committee is tasked with celebrating peaceful means; choosing from hundreds of nominations ranging from disarmament, democracy, human rights, climate change, and threats to the environment. This […]

University “Forced Out” Of Hungary By Government Restrictions

Last week, the Central European University, an American private university based in Budapest, made the decision to transfer most of its programmes to Vienna. The move follows 18 months of legal dispute with the Hungarian government, which passed legislation last year to target the CEU’s campus and more fundamentally, the […]

Violent Political Unrest In Paris Caused By ‘Yellow Vests’ Movement

The city of Paris has been overwhelmed with violent protests over the past three weekends, with attractions, shops and restaurants forced to shut as authorities warned of another looming wave of violence. The protesters, known as the ‘Yellow Vests’ or gilets jaunes due to their signature high-visibility vests, first took to […]