A new kind of 'Talks' is emerging in Brussels, branded as "Migration Talks". But what makes them so special? And what drives the people behind them? Cafébabel has done somme investigation...
The theme of this year's Pride in Belgium is "crossing borders". In honour of this occasion, an overview of LGBTQIA rights around the world: from the most discriminatory and even barbaric countries to the greatest examples of tolerance.
Interconnections are keys to the construction of an electric common market. But, in order to function well, solidarity has to remain essential. With Brexit, the EU needs more than ever solidarity and to stay united.
On Friday 28th April Cafébabel Brussels decided to attend a classical music concert organised by the Brussels Philharmonic, but we weren’t alone: the room was full of people of all backgrounds and ages! How can classical music still be so attractive in 2017?
With member States’ and governments’ leaders gathering this weekend to launch the Brexit negotiations’ process, one question is becoming increasingly relevant that of the European Union’s future. With Great Britain leaving the EU, the English could lose its rank of official language within the Union. What then, are the consequences for the institutions, their work and the citizens involved?
The success of European schools is indisputable. In over 60 years of history, the European schools have offered a multilingual and multicultural education to several tens of thousands of children. However, with the expansion of the European Union and with the leading institutions being located in Brussels, the available infrastructures are desperately short of places.
47% of citizens don't favor the EU, according to a report published by the Pew Research Center in 2016. European nationals and media feel they are being misinformed and dismissed as far as European affairs are concerned. But isn't the EU a victim of misinformation and misunderstandings as well? And doesn't the media contribute to it in its own way?
As part of the European Angst conference on populism, extremism and euroscepticism that was held in Brussels last December, 42 students from different countries prepared a manifesto which they handed over to EU officials after the conference. I had the chance to Skype with two of these students and ask them questions about this manifesto.