A few famous, populistic, politicians say we have to overthink our own Western Norms and Values and protect them first, instead of just taking everyone. Even though they see norms and values, which are normal to us, in another way. So, my question, what are these norms and values exactly?
The closing of the Serbo-Hungarian border in October 2015 caused a massive influx of refugees seizing their last chance to make it into the European-Union through Hungary. Katharina* (54), housewife and mother of three children in Munich decided in October 2015 to go to the Serbo-Hungarian border to offer her help to the refugees.
She agreed to share her experience with us in this interview.
A new series has started on Spotlight Europe! Each week, the founder of “My Europe” Prof. Dr. Manfred Pohl will present his thoughts on ongoing matters in the European Union. He will show which role the youth can take to make its interests in current and future European affairs known.
Does the European dream also soon come true for Albania? What will become of her home country if it joins the EU? – The author Zoela Dimo hopes and fears.
Since decades politicians talk about integrating Albania to the EU – yet nothing happened so far. Where´s the action that follows the words, wonders author Zoela Dimo. Is it all just theatre or is there a real perspective for Albania`s people? Read the first part of a two-part series.
What could be done to make Europeans truly feel European? In the second part, Jochen Bender points out many creative ways to bring the team spirit to Europe´s citizens.