Quo Vademus regularly publishes short opinions on topics of general interest and current affairs, with the aim of providing food for thought, triggering critical thinking and starting a conversation. If you wish to respond to one of our texts and be featured on our website or want to submit your own piece, you can do so here.
Despite efforts to solve the Israel-Palestine Conflict, so far no lasting peace has been secured. While the violence from both sides is to be condemned, one must not turn their eyes away from Israeli violations of international law and human rights, in particular the Israeli System of Apartheid and the Occupation of Palestine.
All eyes on CEE: The 2023 elections that may decide on the EU’s populist and illiberal trajectory in the coming years
After elections in Sweden and Italy last year that brought significant gains to a right-wing populist party in the former and led to a far-right populist government in the latter, the EU faces crucial elections in the Czech Republic, Poland and potentially Slovakia in 2023. Their outcomes may have important implications for the EU as they could further strengthen Europe’s populist, illiberal coalitions across Europe.
Two colossal wars in less than half a century engendered the concept of a unified Europe under one supranational institution – the European Union. Yet, European countries are now once again electing right-wing leaders. What does it mean for Europe’s relations with the EU and the rest of the world?