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Is the nation-state still important in the contemporary world?

Is the nation-state still important in the contemporary world?

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 …

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Lisbon Overview

Now is your time to discover Portugal

Six centuries ago Portugal discovered the world, now it is time for the world to discover Portugal

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Wildfires in Portugal

Wildfires in 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 …

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The most impossible job in the World is now held by Guterres

The most impossible job in the World is now held by Guterres

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 …

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Cooperation as an important tool for the Portuguese Foreign Policy

Cooperation as an important tool for the Portuguese Foreign Policy

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…

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World map showing the modern definition of the North-South divide

Bilateral vs. Multilateral Cooperation

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 …

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Portugal is the New European Champion

Portugal is the New European Champion

Celebrating Portugal's Euro 2016 win

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Portugal's President and the Portuguese Flag

A different way to celebrate Portugal’s National Day

Portugal's President is creating new traditions by celebrating the National Day in France

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Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa - "the right man in the right place"

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the Professor President

Portugal has a new President, with a fresh approach, a new style and a many ideas.

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Portuguese democracy is working


Portuguese democracy is working


The 10th of November marks a historical day for Portugal

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The leader of PSD, Pedro Passos Coelho, and PS, António Costa

Portuguese elections, an unexpected surprise

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.

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The Spainsh team at work

Defining Europe after Troika. An exchange in Portugal.

A dialogue between the youth of Southern European countries

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Portugal is the sea/ Portugal é Mar

Portugal is the sea

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.

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The striking similarities between Lisbon and Istanbul

Lisbon and Istanbul: the Princesses

OneEurope author Fabio Paulos explores some of the similarities between Lisbon & Istanbul.

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Castle of the Historical Village Trancoso

15 Things You Need to Know before Travelling to Portugal

15 must-know facts about Portugal as selected by a Portuguese.

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Amália Rodrigues

Amália Rodrigues - The Queen of Fado

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.

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The signing of the Lisbon Treaty in 2007.

The Long Portuguese Accession Process

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.

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Hagia Sophia, a landmark of Istanbul

Once Erasmus, Forever Erasmus: A Portuguese Erasmus Experience in Istanbul

A personal account of one of our Portuguese writer's Erasmus adventure in Istanbul

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2012 EU Graduate Subject Breakdown by Course and Sex

Occupation: Woman Scientist and Part-Time Cleaning Woman

One Woman’s struggle to be a scientific researcher whilst making a living in Portugal

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The famous number 28 tram that crosses the narrow streets of Lisboa

Lisbon, a City to Discover

A truly unmissable destination for any globetrotter

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The Iberian Lynx Roars

Bringing Back the Iberian Lynx

The fight to save one of Europe's endangered species.

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Portugal-Turkey Intergovernmental Summit

First Portugal-Turkey Intergovernmental Summit

Portugal - Turkey relations are improving and getting closer

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The Purchasing Controversy of an Innovative Drug to Cure Hepatitis C

The Purchasing Controversy of an Innovative Drug to Cure Hepatitis C

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.

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Portugal & Spain - Iberism or Iberian Federalism (Part III)

Portugal & Spain - Iberism or Iberian Federalism (Part III)

Should Portugal and Spain unite in one country?

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The proposal to increase the territorial waters of Spain and Portugal

Portugal & Spain - the territorial disputes of Olivenza and the Savage Islands (Part II)

Despite EU integration, territorial grievances in Europe still linger on

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Turkey and the EU

My Europe – What Will Become of it?

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.

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The Iberian Peninsula seen from space

Portugal & Spain - the Iberian brothers [Part I]

Exploring the relations between Portugal and Spain - from a Portuguese point of view

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José Saramago - Nobel Prize Laureate

The Hands That Built Portugal - Part II

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.

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Statue of Afonso I of Portugal in Guimarães, district of Braga.

The Hands That Built Portugal - Part I

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.

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José Sócrates, former Prime-minister of Portugal

2014 - The Year that changed Portugal

When corruption was fought by the Portuguese justice

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