01 August 2002
Today people criticize or, at best, take for granted the existence of the European Union. It has somehow slipped out of our memory that it was an unprecedented, phenomenal event when, so soon after World War II, enemies became friends.
In a restless world, silence can be the source of healing and creativity, believes Rosa Bellino
Retirement hasn't slowed the pace of Cornelio Sommaruga, former President of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Andrew Stallybrass discovers.
Joseph V Montville is Director of the Preventive Diplomacy Program of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington DC.
Hugh Nowell has made a vocation of rising to the unexpected, as Paul Williams and Mary Lean discovered.
Anastasia Stepanova joins young Europeans on a journey to learn of the vision that led to the European Union
What can a play about a reclusive American poet tell us about ourselves? Quite a lot, if the experience of its creators is anything to go by. Edie Campbell and Jack Lynch talk to Mary Lean.
In recent years LFL has turned its attention to 3,500 Afghan refugee children - girls and boys - living in and around Peshawar. As the two million Afghan refugees in Pakistan begin to return home - a process which is expected to take at least two years - LFL aims to expand into Afghanistan itself.
James Hore-Ruthven discovers that Celebrating life by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks contains far more to engage the heart and mind than its size might suggest.