Human rights – a time for reflection

Anthony Dworkin calls for a moment of reflection in the light of the anniversary of the human rights declaration

Golden carrots

With EU enlargement no more on offer, the EU?s neighbourhood policy faces increasing difficulties

Theme park Europe

Few outside Europe, from the CIA to world public opinion, believe that the EU will be a relevant world actor in 2025

How MEPs can help save the UN Human Rights Council

A European Parliament debate on the EU?s role on the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) comes at an embarrassing moment

It’s Tibet, not the economy, stupid

China?s cancellation of the planned bilateral summit with the EU is a brutal and unprecedented warning of how little Europe means to China

How Europe can respond to Obama

How will we react when Barack Obama asks us to put our unity, soldiers, money and resolve where our mouths have been?

Three fault lines

Pakistan, Congo and Ukraine are three fault lines separating us from the future

Exiting Africa?

The Congo crisis demonstrated the UN’s limitations, but its longest-lasting effect may be to mark the end of European military interventions in Africa