Vladimir Milic: memories of a childhood between bombs and violence

Albanians were the biggest victims during the Kosovo war (1998- 1999). Since then, the roles have changed. After the defeat of the Serbians, Albanians became the majority ethnic group leaving the Serbian minority now feeling oppressed in some Kosovo regions. “You have to go, you are going to come back soon”, is what Vladimir Milic`s…

Kosovar Youth Waiting to Take the Power. But They need Jobs  

It has been said that the future of a country lies within the power of its youth. In Kosovo, a small country of two million inhabitants, more than a half of the population falls under the age of 29 making it the country with the youngest population in Europe. However, more than a half of…

Kosovo

Located in the centre of the Balkan region, Kosovo still struggles with its identity as it teeters on the edge of becoming a sovereign state. This year marks a decade since Kosovo separated from Serbia however, 36 countries have not recognised this declared independence including Serbia, Russia and China. Kosovo faces many challenges regarding press…

EU’s Development Aid: bargaining chip to control African immigration

• This analysis report has been published in The Outsider magazine. The migration policy of the EU has focused on security border control and prevention of immigration arrivals throughout the recent years. At the peak of immigration, in Spain’s Canary Islands in 2006, the EU’s efforts in reducing migrant arrivals set a precedent for immigration…

The burial of Cambodian democracy

The China financial support to this country is helping it to ignore the western outcry against violations of Human Rights and disrespect of minimum democratic standards.

Quinoa Save the Ethiopians?

Promising alternative to traditional foods could be a first step to end decades of domino-like disasters, where drought leads to famine, environmental damage, conflict and displacement of millions of people.

Two Rocket Men flying to space full of nuclear dynamite

The president of United States, Donald Trump, is unpredictable and difficult to understand even to those who work with him. Last week, the president made the most recent step in the nuclear weapon race that, in last year, has spiraled out of control. On February 2nd, the Trump administration submitted the new US nuclear policy, called…

Aarhus ø, the port of Aarhus city

Aarhus is the 2nd-largest city in Denmark, founded on the northern shores of the Kattegat sea. There, the government is working to transform the harbour area into a more pleasing neighbourhood with fantastic examples of modern architecture.

Human Trafficking in the EU: “Nobody is guaranteed safety”

Puedes leer su versión en español publicada en Diario16 aquí.  Irina Todorova, the EU Specialist in the field of counter-trafficking for International Organization for Migration (OIM), alerts that nobody is guaranteed to not become a victim of trafficking of human beings in the European Union.  “Freedom is the possibility of being and not the obligation…