European Parliament Seminar “Islam in Central and Eastern Europe”
On 18 May, 2022, the EPP Working Group on Intercultural and Religious Dialogue hosted a meeting titled “Islam in Central and Eastern Europe”. The event was dedicated to the presentation and analysis of the role of Islam and Muslim communities in the past centuries and today in the Eastern and Central parts of Europe. According to its public statement, one of the EPP Group’s goals is to “defend a united Europe that respects subsidiarity, without contradiction among European, n
Closing Event of the Conference on the Future of Europe
The Conference on the Future of Europe ended on 9 May with a festive session at the headquarters of the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The day of 9 May is recognized as ‘Europe Day’, or rather ‘European Union Day’, and marks the anniversary the historical moment in 1950 represented by the ‘Schuman Declaration’, which proposed a new form of political cooperation that would bring peace and prosperity. The Conference on the Future of Europe was a wide-ranging consultation, a
Strasbourg Conference “Inter-religious Dialogue on Religion and Peace, Religion and Human Rights"
Fr Sorin Selaru, Director of the Representation Office of the Romanian Patriarchate in Brussels, participated on May 2, 2022, to the International Conference “Inter-religious dialogue on religion and peace, religion and human rights”, held in Strasbourg (France) by the Council of Europe (CoE). The conference was also attended by diplomats accredited to the CoE, religious freedom experts, religious leaders, and CoE officials. Over the years, the CoE has recognized the inter-re
Conference on the Geopolitics in Central and Eastern Europe
On the first day of the international conference "Geopolitics in Central and Eastern Europe" (Budapest, 2-3 May, 2022), the geopolitical situation of Central and Eastern European countries was analyzed by a handful of specialists in various fields. Having in mind that these political entities are placed at the center of overlapping spheres of interest and are influenced by external forces, the presenters assessed possible future actions in terms of foreign and security policy