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On the 2nd May 2018, the European Commission introduced its first draft of the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework as well as a special provision[1] outside the MFF regulation. Its intention is to assure that beneficiary countries respect “a sound financial management and the Rule of Law” – if a member state breaches these principles, it… » read more

  Posted by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

The Trump administration has not been characterized as thoughtful or respectful; however, the arrival of the new Secretary of State Mark Pompeo has elevated its volatility. Whereas his predecessor presented moderate versions of Trump’s policy plans, Pompeo is Trump’s equal in brusqueness. The United States’ new head diplomat seems to lack diplomatic skills. As soon… » read more

  Posted by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

Der Westen kann bereits heute die Entstehung einer postimperialen Russischen Föderation fördern, indem er den Russen einen konkreten Plan für eine schrittweise Aufnahme ihres Landes in europäische Wirtschafts- und Sicherheitsstrukturen nach dem Abschied vom Imperium anbietet. Andreas Umland Ein entscheidender zeithistorischer Bestimmungsfaktor für die heutigen Spannungen zwischen Russland und dem Westen ist die verpasste Chance… » read more

  Posted by Andreas Umland

In central Europe, for twenty-six years, there have not been any murder of journalists. This changed on the 25th February, 2018, when journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée, Martina Kušnírová, were murdered in cold blood outside Bratislava. In its aftermath, Slovakia is dealing with a crisis of democracy; the murder started a discussion about freedom… » read more

  Posted by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

  Vasile Rotaru e Andreas Umland (Traduzione: Eleonora Laura M. Rizzi)   Le mosse della Russia in Crimea e nell’Ucraina sud-orientale hanno portato la Nato a rafforzare il principio di solidarietà all’interno dell’Alleanza Nordatlantica e a potenziarne le capacità complessive. In particolare, le mosse della Russia hanno spinto la Romania e la Polonia, i due… » read more

  Posted by Andreas Umland

The migration crisis has been and still is a dominant issue within European politics. The European solution based on the solidarity principle was the refugee redistribution quota. In opposing to this plan, the V4 became a symbol of non-solidarity in Europe. The migration crisis exposed a clash of fundamental values in Europe. Particularly within the… » read more

  Posted by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

On 20th of November, The European Council announced the new locations of the two European agencies that are going to be leaving London as a consequence of Brexit. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) will head to Amsterdam while the European Bank Authority (EBA) will head to Paris. Several EU member states tried to become a… » read more

  Posted by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

Les grands pollueurs comme le pétrole, le gaz, le charbon et les sociétés transnationales agricoles ne sont pas seulement les plus gros émetteurs; leur déni du climat, le lobbying et l’ingérence politique font de ces industries l’un des principaux obstacles à une politique climatique saine aux niveaux local, national et international.   Le think-tank Corporate… » read more

  Posted by Arthur Wyns - environmental journalist

On 15 October 2017, early parliamentary elections took place in Austria. The total voters’ turnout reached 80 percent, which is a bit more than the average from last years. The reason for the high turnout can be attributed to the migration situation, increasing streams of Euroscepticism and general high public interest in politics. As expected,… » read more

  Posted by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

L’acquis communautaire, c’est-à-dire l’ensemble des lois et règlements de l’UE applicable aux Etats membres s’élève à plus de 14.000 textes (1.685 directives et 12.410 règlements). Le lendemain du Brexit cette masse législative continue à s’appliquer aux 27, mais aussi …. au Royaume-Uni, … ce qui surprendrait au plus haut point les citoyens britanniques s’ils en… » read more

  Posted by Daniel Gueguen

C’est le moment de profiter du regain de faveur incontestable mais encore fragile pour la construction européenne. Le sursaut des Européens doit être consolidé, aller bien au-delà du simple redémarrage du couple franco-allemand. L’Europe vient de connaître une décennie de crises qui lui ont été cruelles. Ces crises ont failli la désintégrer et lui on… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Monsieur Trump n’aime pas les migrants, c’est pourquoi il veut en augmenter le nombre ! Le problème des déplacés et réfugiés climatiques a disparu des écrans radars avec l’apparition de la crise aiguë migratoire de ces dernières années. Et pourtant le phénomène s’amplifie et rien n’évolue comme on peut le constater à la lecture d’une… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

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