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“Under certain circumstances, I think Israel has the right to retain some, but unlikely all, of the West Bank.” (US ambassador to Israel, David Friedman) Ever since the Six Day War in June 1967, innumerable plans have been put forward from the Left, the Right and the Center about what to do with the historic… » read more

  Posted by AriRusila's Conflicts

What is the significance of illiberal Viktor Orbán’s victory for Hungary? How will the results impact the institutional renewal in the EU? What changes can be expected in Hungary during the local governments elections later this year? This time we have voted more One year after the April 2018 national elections, the European elections were… » read more

  Posted by Zoltán Massay-Kosubek

On May 14, for the first time in the history of independent Ukraine, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine dismissed from office Stanislav Shevchuk, a judge of the CCU who at that time was the Chairman of the Constitutional Court. The judge was dismissed for the commitment of material disciplinary offence, gross and systematic neglect of… » read more

  Posted by Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels

On February 26, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine adopted a decision, according to which the article of the Criminal Code of Ukraine that established liability for illegal enrichment for public servants, was recognized unconstitutional. There were quite a lot of discussions around this article, and, despite the decision of the CCU, many experts believe that… » read more

  Posted by Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels

    Die Ukraine in den Augen Deutschlands: Bilder und Wahrnehmungen eines Landes im Umbruch. Kyiv: Büro für politische Kommunikation, GIZ GmbH, 2018. 111 pp.   Germany is Western Europe‘s demographically and economically most significant country while Ukraine has, in the post-Soviet period, become a geopolitical pivot state of Eastern Europe as well as the… » read more

  Posted by Andreas Umland

During the Global Energy Prize Summit, which took place at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany on 10 April 2019, international experts, including Nobel prize laureates, discussed possible scientific and technological solutions to avoid dangerous climate change in line with the commitments under Paris Agreement. The event was organised by the Global Energy Association,… » read more

  Posted by Dialogue for Europe

Guest Blog post by Natalia Arno, President of the Free Russia Foundation As protests rage across Russia in response to a Kremlin-backed law to erect a digital Iron Curtain, authorities are preparing a “cyber-defence test” to shut down the Russian Internet – a step that may result in isolating the country from the rest of… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

The threat of a pro-Russian revenge taking place in the 2019 elections – as in 1994, 2004, and 2010 – will not happen. Even if the former Party of Regions (Opposition Bloc) had a united candidate he would have come third and thereby not entered the second round. There are three pro-Russian candidates and the… » read more

  Posted by UkraineAtWar

On the 25th of February 2019, the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels organised its fourth Brussels UkraineLab in the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), which represents civil society in the system of EU institutions. The event was organised with the support of the Mission of Ukraine to the EU, Mission of Canada… » read more

  Posted by Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels

In a modern law-governed state, legislative regulation of the relations between public administration bodies and private individuals is a mandatory element of the legal system. The laws on general administrative procedure primarily aim to protect a person from arbitrariness by public servants. They determine the actions of officials in terms of the procedure. This applies… » read more

  Posted by Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels

Yuri Kofner, research assistant, IIASA (Vienna); head, Eurasian sector, CCEIS, Higher School of Economics (Moscow) gives a lecture on the challenges, opportunities and potential format of deeper trade and economic cooperation between the European Union (EU) and Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). The lecture was given from Munich as part of the model “Simulating EU-Eurasian Economic… » read more

  Posted by Lisbon 2 Vladivostok

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