Gay Pride in Istanbul 2013

The Gezi protests have given new, sustainable boost the LGBTIQ movement in Turkey. The history of the movement, however, the begins at the latest in the beginning of the last century.

Driving Regional Cooperation Forward in the 2030 Renewable Energy Framework

How can regional cooperation be strengthened within the 2030 governance and how can it help to reach and even exceed the binding EU target of at least 27% renewable energy by 2030?

Graffiti Art

This paper describes how the commons perspective, as a new framework for understanding knowledge, can contribute to some important, long-overdue EU policy discussions.

EU Policy


Without an apporach to democracy support the European Union will loose credibility.

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Democracy & Development

Red Chilena contra la volencia hacia las mujeres.

The Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union would like to thank all those who participated in the VIII Conference on Feminicide: The Duty of Due Diligence to Eradicate Feminicide on Monday, June 1st and Tuesday, June 2nd 2015.

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Climate Change: Too hot to handle

If the EU is serious about an ambitious agreement at the UN talks in Paris, it must prioritise adaptation and resilience to climate risk in the negotiations, write Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung's President Barbara Unmüßig and Ralf Fücks and E3G's Chief Executive Nick Mabey.

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If UKIP were pigeons, Clacton-on-Sea #Banksy.

Is there a chance that EU leaders refocus on the values the Union was built on and take urgent action before the European project disintegrates into complete chaos?

Europe, Let’s Speak Out for LGBTI Rights in Africa

Find here the comprehensive report of our capacity building 'Europe, Let’s Speak Out for LGBTI Rights in Africa'.

How to finance the French energy transition? Find answers by reading our event report to mark the launch of www.mapropreenergie.fr

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