Kyiv September 17-19, 2021The Jarl Hjalmarson Foundation held the conference Principles for a Free Society for the youth organization of our sister party European Solidarity in Ukraine.This partly digital conference gave young members the opportunity to learn and discuss more about the principles and work their network within their organization.
This past weekend, ambassador Olof Ehrenkrona turned 70 years old. Olof Ehrenkrona has played a unique role in Swedish and European politics over the last five decades. Serving as chief of staff to Moderate Party leaders Gösta Bohman and Ulf Adelsohn in the 1980’s, he became head of policy planning to prime minister Carl Bildt […]
September 17-19, 2021 The Jarl Hjalmarson Foundation educates in politics the youth organizations of our sister parties around the world. Last weekend was dedicated to the young members of the Democratic Party of Albania. They had a successful conference and great discussions on the Principles for a Free Society.
September 3-5, 2021 In cooperation with our sister party LDK in Kosovo the Jarl Hjalmarson Foundation invited members of the youth organization to participate in the conference Principles for a Free Society. During a weekend we have exchanged ideas about Freedom, Toleration, Human Rights, Democracy and also about Kosovo’s European integration. The members of the […]
31-year- old Alyaksey Sanchuk joined a street drummer group during mass protests after election. He also went for several rehearsals to learn drum rhythm but eventually turned out as supporter without playing. During a rehearsal Alyaksey Sanchuk together with the whole group got arrested and detained because of hanging around with them. He […]
For centuries Ukraine struggled for their independence. Through bloodshed in fighting, Holodomor with millions of Ukrainian citizens dying , Stalin’s decision of planned economy and repressions for several years. On August 24 1991 Ukraine finally won their independence. The words of Ukrainian citizens today are that they still value their freedom highly. The sweetness of […]
On August 18th Belarusian police detained several employees of the agency that has distributed news on the continuously vibrant opposition movement after the crucial election one year ago. BelaPAN’s websites can no longer be reached after police searched both agency’s office and homes. Director and chief editor Iryna Leushyna, accountant katsyaryna Boyeva and former director […]
Today the chairs of the European parliament committees on foreign affairs and development, David McAllister and Tomas Tobé, issued the following statement on the recent developments in Afghanistan: “We deeply deplore the recent political, military and moral calamity in Afghanistan and express our deep concerns about the situation. The hasty withdrawal of US and NATO […]
The secretary general of the EPP, Antonio López-Istúriz MEP, has issued a statement on the ongoing developments in Afghanistan, following the Taliban overtake in the nation’s capital Kabul. “The unfolding events in Afghanistan with the advancement of the taliban are worrisome. I’m particularly concerned for the women of the country. An international solution is required. […]