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Poland’s EU presidency: a rough time to be at the helm

Warsaw's 6-month turn at the head of Europe ended on December 31st when Denmark took over. Poland's EU presidency took place during one of the worst periods in the bloc's history. With the eurozone fighting for survival and the UK drifting further away from Brussels, the European Union is facing an existential crisis. How has Poland fared in this stormy weather?

  • Aleksander SMOLAR, Political analyst, President of the Stefan Batory Foundation;
  • Philippe RUSIN, Director, Polish French Civilisation Center.
  • Jan Tombinski, Poland Representant in the EU.

Show prepared by Marie Billon and Domitille Blanc.

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2017-01-14 Bulgaria

Bulgarian president-elect hopes for lifting of Russia sanctions

FRANCE 24 sat down with Bulgaria's president-elect, Rumen Radev, in the capital Sofia. The former NATO general wants to see Bulgaria become closer to Russia. Radev would like to...

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2017-01-14 employment

30 years of Erasmus: Financing fun or funding employment?

At a time when much is awry in the EU, there is one European story that's being hailed as a major success: the Erasmus programme. It offers access and grants for young EU...

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2017-01-07 European Union

Author David Van Reybrouck on why elections are outdated

Flemish author and poet David Van Reybrouck denounces the Western voting system in his book, "Against Elections". He says that in Europe we are suffering from democratic fatigue...

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2017-01-07 European Union

2017: A happy New Year ahead for the EU?

What kind of year will 2017 be for the EU? Three, maybe four, of its six founding nations are gearing up for elections: the Netherlands, France and Germany - and there could be...

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2016-12-16 agriculture

The cost and cause of Réunion island's sugar addiction

A volcanic outcrop in the Indian ocean, some 200 kilometres west of Mauritius and two hours from the Seychelles, the French overseas territory of Réunion island has as a tropical...

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