On June 16th, 1989, a young man named Viktor Orbán held a speech watched by hundreds of thousands of his compatriots. The occasion was the reburial of Imre Nagy, who as a Prime Minister had been the leader of Hungary’s 1956 uprising against the Soviets.
On Wednesday, 11th October I sat on a remarkable podium at the „Budapest Forum”, a conference organized by the City of Budapest, run by mayor Gergely Karácsony, in order to combat „authoritarianism” and „defend democracy”.
The EU can inflict murderous financial punishment on states who don’t implement rulings of the European Court of Justice. This instrument has never been used to really hurt a member state – but legally, it can. Poland may soon become the first country to feel the pain. The political consequences could be disastrous for all concerned, including the EU itself.
Populism has become a dirty word in politics, although in its original meaning it should be an elementary democratic virtue. What the People (“populus”) want, expect, express, should be part of the political discussion in any democracy.
In this episode of the DiploMaci Podcast, dr. Calum Nicholson, the Research manager at MCC's Climate Policy Institute, will be discussing the topic of his brand-new book titled ,,Climate Migration. Critical perspectives for Law, Policy and Research".
The most explicit argument for separating education from the legacy of the past is made under the banner of ‘decolonise’. Movements to ‘decolonise the curriculum’ began in higher education but rapidly migrated to schools.
Singapore's Changi Airport is an example of how innovation, efficiency, and customer-centric design can come together in the aviation industry. One of the most well-known airports in the world, Changi has gained recognition and respect for continuously setting the bar for the passenger experience.