The French and Dutch “NO” votes seen as a new beginning. Both the French as well as the Dutch “NO” in the two recent referenda for the European Constitution may have been expected; the high percentages of the “NO” votes, however, were a surprise. A new situation has been created which needs to be evaluated. For years now, one of the issues discussed at various levels in … more


The No votes in France and the Netherlands. The No votes in two founding members of the European Union have very great significance, and the European political class would do well to think deeply about what these votes mean and what their consequences might Probably the significance of the no votes is greater than is already evident, though the most recent news of the cancellation of … more


The European Constitution and the Economy. The increasing Euro-skepticism as it appears in particular in view of the results of the referenda in France and Netherlands regarding the European Constitution, constitutes, this time, a wake-up call for policy-makers in the EU and its member states. In the meantime, on top of the rather disappointing economic achievements of Europe during the last 15 … more


Time for a Cyprus-Turkey Compromise. Turkey’s bid for participation in the EU’s European Defense Agency (EDA) offers a good opportunity for compromise between this country and the Republic of Cyprus. Turkey, an EU candidate state that is about to open accession negotiations with the Union, wants to become an associate member of the EDA, an Agency aiming to enhance cooperation among … more


Upcoming Event. The Unit of Environmental Studies, Research and Development Center – Intercollege is organizing an event entitled: “Rural Development through foreign languages learning”. The event will last from 8:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and will take place on 21st… more


Upcoming Seminar. The Unit of Environmental Studies, Research and Development Center – Intercollege is organizing a one day seminar entitled: “Towards Sustainable Development of the Pitsilia Area”. The event will last from 9:00 a.m. until 2:40 p.m. and will take place on … more