Bashir Ahmad witnessed the suffering of his people caught in a war between terrorists, the U.S. and Pakistan. His efforts to represent youth put him in danger.
In honor of Earth Day, CEU Provost and Pro-Rector Liviu Matei joined U.S. Ambassador Colleen Bell and 5th district Mayor Peter Szentgyorgyvolgyi to plant a "Tree of Friendship" in Szabadsag ter. After the magnolia tree was planted, CEU students helped prepare the park for spring by planting small bushes and plants.
As part of CEU's weeklong celebration of Earth Day 2015, students and administrators created a community garden at the CEU Residence Center. At the April 23 event, members of the CEU community planted herbs, edible plants and flowers in the green space behind the dorm, located in Budapest's 10th district.
The present crisis is as serious as the Cuban missile crisis of 1962, said Professor Richard Sakwa at the Russia in Global Politics - Driving Values and Interests conference. Co-hosted by CEU’s Center for EU Enlargement Studies and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Budapest, the April 20 event was part of CEU’s Frontiers of Democracy series.