What is Christmas like in Palestine at the time of COVID-19? There is no better place to find out about the challenges brought on by the COVID emergency than in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus Christ. And in a hospital like

When you watch a terrifying or heartbreaking documentary, are you moved to do something more than just "share" the news on Twitter and Instagram? Here I will try to explore whether activist films and books are capable of moving people

For the 2020 Top 100 Global Brands, a list derived from Forbes World’s Most Valuable Brands, the goal of sustainability continues to be out of reach, despite their many claims to the contrary. This is what the findings of a

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused businesses to rethink their model. We now know that once this pandemic is done and vaccines permit a return to normalcy - hopefully by the second part of 2021, we still risk another pandemic in

It happened today, 16 November. Hungary and Poland have managed to block Europe's €750 billion Recovery Fund. Europeans rarely agree on anything and now the Visegrad group of East European countries led by Hungary and Poland is threatening Europe’s path to

Today, 14 October, something special happened at the 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair: The SDG Publishers Compact was launched (SDG stands for Sustainable Development Goals). This is important first of all because of the venue: The Frankfurt Book Fair is the

Once again the European Parliament and the Council are at loggerheads over the EU's seven-year budget. The "only" difference compared to previous negotiations is that, in this case, the 2021-2027 budget is anchored to a crucial instrument for economic recovery:

The new European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, the first woman ever to hold the job in its 63-year history, has set out to change Europe, pushing it into a new direction.  In the few months, she has been in

(updated 23 September 2020) Few would disagree that we need a more sustainable world, where climate change is finally under control and the degradation of the environment is stopped. But as consumers, we feel helpless, caught in the vortex of

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