Will Multilateralism Be Great Again?

March 29, 2021

A few weeks ago, six eminent world leaders — including UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and German Chancellor Angela Merkel — called for the revitalization of multilateral cooperation. They reminded us of the UN Millennium...

Egypt: The EU Election Observer Mission Was a Mistake

June 04, 2014

The observation report of Egypt’s election is highly problematic and indicates that the EU has sided with the repressive regime. Between May 26-28, Egyptians voted for a new president as yet another election was held. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi won with more than 90% of votes against his only...

Referendum in Egypt: International Monitoring Helps the Regime

January 11, 2014

The EU should not monitor the Egyptian referendum, but instead push for political inclusion. The military coup of July 2013 did not only topple the government of President Mohammed Morsi, but it also suspended Egypt’s constitution. The constitution had been adopted through a referendum in...