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Spain: looking to the United Nations Security Council for 2015-2016

The General Assembly of the United Nations will vote on 16 October to choose the non-permanent members of the UN Security Council for the two-year period 2015-2016. This UN organ is a key institution for maintaining international peace and security. … Continue reading

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Why Spain and Poland should lead the European Neighbourhood Policy?

Author: Rubén Ruiz Calleja For Spain and Poland, Europeanisation and democratization were two parallel pathways. After their accession to the European Union they became two states among the most committed to the European integration process, promoting “more Europe”. Spain and … Continue reading

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Can Spain be a model for the democratisation of the southern shore of the Mediterranean?

Author: Rubén Ruiz Calleja The fact of thinking that maintaining the status quo in the southern neighbourhood with authoritarian regimes brings economic benefits for Europe, is just a short-term view. In the long term, defending political and economic reforms will … Continue reading

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