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Expert voices: Should 16 year olds be allowed to vote?

Across Europe there is a wide difference of opinion on the age at which citizens should be given the right to vote. While 18 is still the most common voting age, in 2007 Austria became the first country in the EU to give 16 year olds voting rights for the majority of elections. Recently, the issue has become more […]

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    Expert Voices: How can Europe better help Syria’s refugees?

Expert Voices: How can Europe better help Syria’s refugees?

Earlier this month, the UNHCR announced Syria’s refugee population had reached a staggering three million, now the largest refugee population in the world. The bulk of refugees are resettled or in camps in neighbouring countries, mainly Lebanon and Jordan. Syrians taking the incredibly treacherous journey to Europe by foot or by boat, face complex and varying immigration policies. As […]

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September 24th, 2014|Expert Voices|2 Comments|