The first EU steps in the Caucasus are evidence of the growing importance of the region in international geopolitics. Dov Lynch, a researcher at the European Union’s Institute for Security Studies, explains why.
Since its approval in 1998, the Code of Conduct on Arms Sales, which is up for review by the European Parliament on August 29, has been violated several times. So what should the EU prioritise – ethics, politics or economics?
40 countries with very different educational systems are involved in the Bologna process, which aims to harmonise European higher education by 2010. But it seems each country is progressing at its own pace.