Everything tagged with portugal
Understanding the nation-state The nation-state is a complex governance structure with a long cultural and historical process of interactions between people, territory and political power. A distinction should be made …
Six centuries ago Portugal discovered the world, now it is time for the world to discover Portugal
In the aftermath of the 2008 economic crisis that affected all Portuguese people, Portugal has had good moments that will always be remembered. For instance, the election of the new …
On the day that Portugal celebrated 106 years of Republic and 873 years of the Zamora Treaty, which gave independence to the country, the Portuguese diplomacy had also the opportunity …
The Portuguese foreign policy, drawn right after the Carnation Revolution, despite having had few changes over the years is based on the three pillars. The three pillars of the Portuguese…
Bilateral cooperation refers to cooperation activities supported directly by one developed country in a developing country such as the case of the Portuguese aid to East Timor. The bilateral cooperation …
Celebrating Portugal's Euro 2016 win
Portugal's President is creating new traditions by celebrating the National Day in France
Portugal has a new President, with a fresh approach, a new style and a many ideas.
The 10th of November marks a historical day for Portugal
Portugal held its first elections after the end of the austerity program implement by Troika that left the country last year, but Portugal is still under Troika's vigilance until the biggest part of its debt is paid. Apparently, Portugal needs a stable and solid government for the next four years.
A dialogue between the youth of Southern European countries
The date of August 21,1415 is an important mark for the Portuguese history. 600 years ago the Portuguese army, where some of the sons of the first Portuguese king from the second dynasty were part of, made a surprising assault on Ceuta. The Portuguese captured the city. In this way, the long-lived Portuguese Empire was founded.
OneEurope author Fabio Paulos explores some of the similarities between Lisbon & Istanbul.
15 must-know facts about Portugal as selected by a Portuguese.
In Portuguese "Fado" has two different meanings. The less common meaning is "destino" (fate) - from the latin word "fatum". But the most widely recognised meaning refers to the traditional Portuguese song.
Ahead of Europe Day, Fabio Paulos reflects on Portugal's complex process of joining the European Economic Community, and maps some of the country's key contributions to developing the European community and fostering European integration.
A personal account of one of our Portuguese writer's Erasmus adventure in Istanbul
One Woman’s struggle to be a scientific researcher whilst making a living in Portugal
A truly unmissable destination for any globetrotter
The fight to save one of Europe's endangered species.
Portugal - Turkey relations are improving and getting closer
The procurement negotiations of the drug Sofosbuvir sparked a debate in Portugal on the price to pay for innovative drugs and on the possibility of European countries buying them together.
Should Portugal and Spain unite in one country?
Despite EU integration, territorial grievances in Europe still linger on
Today, the 1st of January of 2030, Turkey has officially joined the European Union. After 25 years of endless negotiations, both the European Commission and the member states gave their endorsement to this much debated entrance.
Exploring the relations between Portugal and Spain - from a Portuguese point of view
Do Europeans know about each other’s history and culture? Today we focus on literature from Portugal that merits to be discovered by the whole continent.
Do Europeans know about each other’s history and culture? Every country has its heroes and cultural celebrities - today we look at Portugal and its epic figures.
When corruption was fought by the Portuguese justice