October 2021 marked the 40th anniversary of the abolition of the death penalty in France. It was a significant milestone in the country’s history that transformed the legal justice system and generated a lot of public interest and debate in France and elsewhere in the world. This topic continues to attract significant attention, as most … Continue reading ‘Pardon Impossible to Execute’: Death Penalty Debates
EU Digital Covid Certificate Implementation in the European Context
On July 1st, the EU Digital Covid-19 Certificate came into force, introducing Europe-wide rules concerning the freedom of movement of both EU and non-EU citizens in the European area in the context of the current pandemic. This certification, also called the 'Green Pass' or 'Vaccine Passport', has the joint aim of facilitating free movement within … Continue reading EU Digital Covid Certificate Implementation in the European Context
CBAM: Should the European Union Set the Dinner Table?
In recent years, societies have become more conscious and have demanded politicians take legal and political action to slow down global warming. Various countries and regional blocks have adopted simple to complex regulations like banning plastic bags, single-use straws, and/or utensils, a Norwegian plan to prohibit sales of vehicles run by fossil fuels (established in 2021), … Continue reading CBAM: Should the European Union Set the Dinner Table?
How Women In Croatia Struggle To Find Balance Between Family and Career
While studying the relationship between productive and reproductive goals for women, scholars identified two types of conflict: work-to-family conflict and family-to-work conflict. The former occurs when "demands from one role at home affects one's ability to meet the demands associated with another role in another domain at the workplace" and is typical of patriarchal societies … Continue reading How Women In Croatia Struggle To Find Balance Between Family and Career
Modern Slavery in Southern Europe: What to Know and What We Can Do
Despite the many developments in agriculture, the sector is still heavily dependent on cheap labour. Thus, labour exploitation is rife in the Southern European countryside, present in many countries such as Spain, Italy, and Greece. What is gangmastering? Agricultural slavery is organised in a system by which an intermediary – the gangmaster – liaises between … Continue reading Modern Slavery in Southern Europe: What to Know and What We Can Do
Cults’ Criminal Accountability in the EU Legal Framework
Cults are known as spiritual or religious movements which develop outside of mainstream religions. Over the decades, the term has taken on a negative connotation, since many of these religious groups are often characterized by an extremist and a radicalizing doctrine and have been alleged of crimes against their own adepts, including coercion, sex abuse, … Continue reading Cults’ Criminal Accountability in the EU Legal Framework
The Effects of the Pandemic on Women in Croatia
The pandemic in Croatia had very important negative effects, both on the economic level, where it caused one of the biggest GDP contractions in Europe, and on the social level. Complicating the situation further, during the two major waves of the virus, were the earthquakes of April 2020 and December 2020. However, the pandemic had … Continue reading The Effects of the Pandemic on Women in Croatia