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TALKING EUROPE

Politicians, activists and researchers debate the issues facing the EU and a 'guest of the week' offers their insight in a long-format interview that gets to the heart of the matter. Saturday at 12.10 pm.

Latest update : 2012-04-10

Aid for Africa: is Europe getting stingy?

This week, we look at Europe's aid programmes for Africa. With more than 50% of the world's development assistance, the EU and its member states remain by far the biggest aid donors. But the financial crisis and austerity programmes across the Union have already forced several countries to scale back their aid spending. Can Europe live up to its pledges? Is the money spent wisely?

Christophe Robeet speaks to

  • H.E Ambassador Ajay Kumar Bramdeo, African Union Ambassador to the EU;
  • Graham Watson, British MEP, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats

Watch part 2 with Vaclav Klaus, Czech President

Programme prepared by Domitille Blanc, Juliette Lacharnay and Salima Belhadj

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2016-11-05 agriculture

Italy faces shortage of young farmers

Italy has more farmers than most EU countries, second only to Poland. The farming population across the EU, however, is ageing and a shortage of young farmers could put...

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2016-12-03 Ukraine

Ukraine’s ex-prime minister: ‘Ukraine protects EU borders’

Three years have passed since the so-called Maidan protests in Ukraine – a period which saw the country rapidly divide itself on the issue of whether to strengthen its ties with...

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2016-12-03 far right

Extremist populist parties: What's the reason behind their rise?

Turning against traditional parties, voters are increasingly opting for the candidates and parties they perceive as outsiders. A fear of foreigners or doubts about economic...

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2016-11-27 European Union

Working lives: Who is happy across the EU and why?

In the EU, the expected duration of our working lives has increased by almost two years, according to recent statistics from Eurostat. A longer working life, then, but at what...

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2016-11-27 development

EU development aid: A tool to fix the migrant crisis?

The world faces an unprecedented flow of migrants. One out of every 113 people on earth is an asylum seeker, internally displaced person or a refugee, according to the United...

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