Children with cancer can’t wait any longer
06 Dec 2016 – 10:09 | No Comment

The EU Paediatric Medicines Regulation has benefited a series of childhood diseases, yet only two innovative anti-cancer drugs have been authorised so far. Francoise Grossetete MEP analyses the impact of the legislation and points out …

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INTERVIEW: Roberto Calzadilla, Bolivian Ambassador to the UK
22 Apr 2015 – 16:09 One Comment
INTERVIEW: Roberto Calzadilla, Bolivian Ambassador to the UK

In the 16th century, half the silver produced in the New World came from Potosí in Bolivia, then one of the largest and wealthiest cities on Earth. Today, following years of dictatorships and aggressive foreign …

Compulsory Voting
05 Mar 2014 – 11:58
Compulsory Voting

Nawid Zaher, Editorial Researcher, Government Gazette
Introduction
Upon turning 18 and being eligible to vote in my first federal election, I was given a ballot paper with a number of voting options. The one choice that I …

China and Europe in Africa: Like a Jaguar racing a Ford Fiesta
27 Nov 2013 – 11:14
China and Europe in Africa: Like a Jaguar racing a Ford Fiesta

By Stephen Chan, Professor of International Relations, SOAS

There is still far more trade between Europe and Africa, and far greater aid flows from Europe to Africa, than anything involving the Chinese at this moment in …

Technology Delusions in International Development
25 Nov 2013 – 16:50
Technology Delusions in International Development

By Kentaro Toyama, Researcher, UC Berkeley, School of Information

In 2004, I moved to Bangalore, India, to found a new research effort for Microsoft. Our goal was to explore how electronic technologies could contribute to …

Between Iraq and a Hard Place: Transatlantic Relations under Strain
25 Nov 2013 – 16:30
Between Iraq and a Hard Place: Transatlantic Relations under Strain

By Mitchell Belfer, Head of Department, International Relations and European Studies at Metropolitan University Prague

The clouds of war are again gathering along the eastern Mediterranean littoral. The US is intent on punitive actions to ‘degrade’ …

Die Hard: The Republican Growth and Opportunity Report v the Radical Right
25 Nov 2013 – 16:19
Die Hard: The Republican Growth and Opportunity Report v the Radical Right

By Dr Niall Palmer, Dept of Politics and History, Brunel University

After Ronald Reagan’s 1980 election to the presidency, the U.S. electorate appeared to shift markedly to the right, beginning an era of resurgent conservatism …

Funding an International Emergency Response: an NGO’s Perspective on Funding the Syrian Refugee Crisis Response
25 Nov 2013 – 14:39

By Emma Le Beau, Head of Syria Crisis Programme, Medair
This is an insight into how an international non-governmental organisation (INGO) can exercise their agility and implement their expertise, to relieve human suffering. The way the …

Political Developments in Indonesia
25 Nov 2013 – 12:40

By Argina Girsang, Editorial Researcher, Government Gazette
It is no secret that Indonesia is an up and coming nation with plenty of potential economically, politically, and socially. Many experts commend Indonesia for creating a larger middle …

Hunger Grains: Are EU Policies undermining Progress on Development?
25 Nov 2013 – 12:35
Hunger Grains: Are EU Policies undermining Progress on Development?

By Dr Duncan Green, Oxfam GB’s Senior Strategic Adviser

In recent years, there has been much to celebrate in terms of the role of agriculture in development. An intellectual turning of the tide has recognised …