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Offener Brief an die Bürgerinnen und Bürger und die Staats- und Regierungschefs der Europäischen Union In einer Zeit geprägt von ökonomischem Aufschwung und relativer Stabilität vergessen wir Europäerinnen und Europäer oft, dass wir vor nicht allzu langer Zeit am Rande eines Abgrunds standen. Unsere derzeitige Situation ist noch immer gefährdet durch geopolitische und finanzielle Unsicherheiten… » read more

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Guest blog post by Gary Machado, executive director of the European Emergency Number Association.   When the European Parliament voted on reverse-112 last September, it seemed like we had taken a massive step forward for public safety. Agreed: telephone networks should be used to save lives with public warning. But what has happened since? Quite… » read more

Yesterday in Sofia, European leaders have formulated a common declaration, supported by the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia. President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said: « This summit has allowed us to forge even closer links with our friends from the Western Balkans who, step by step, each… » read more

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La fraicheur, le charme, l’énergie, « le romanesque » et la modernité du président font l’unanimité. Faut-il s’en satisfaire ? Non, aussi longtemps qu’il ne peut comptabiliser des résultats concrets et aussi longtemps qu’il doit constater l’absence de ralliements nombreux, ouverts, francs, durables. Derrière des louanges appuyées, percent des réticences feutrées, subsistent des inerties, des… » read more

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        In a speech 4 May 2018 in Trier, Germany to commemorate the 200 years since the birth of Karl Marx, the EU’s Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker disclosed his shocking personal opinion. He said that   Marx “is the mentor of the revolution of the proletariat and working people all over the… » read more

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Who would have predicted that one day we would regret the competition between the nuclear powers? Cyberwarfare could be as dangerous as nuclear risk. Why ? Because we had learned to manage this one. Not this one yet. And that a poorly controlled cyber-conflict can trigger the traditional process of climbing to extremes. For a… » read more

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North Korea broadened its threat to cancel President Trump’s upcoming nuclear summit with Kim Jong-Un, though the United States downplayed the sudden uncertainty. Kim Kye-gwan, North Korea’s deputy foreign minister, warned on Wednesday that Pyongyang was not interested in talks that would pressure the rogue state to “unilaterally” give up its nuclear program, taking aim… » read more

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How will non-adaptation of Ukrainian legislation to the EU directives in the transport sector affect the transit potential of the country? An increase of Ukrainian export to the EU cannot be achieved without the development of transport infrastructure. Therefore, the Association Agreement aims to bring Ukrainian legislation closer to the requirements of the European Union,… » read more

  Posted by Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels

This article briefly summarizes the ongoing work from the Economics delegates of our yearly policy cycle “A New Contract: Reconnecting the EU with its citizens”. The following summary covers one of their two proposals, to be refined and presented to the European Parliament amongst others by October.   The EU has been ambitious in its… » read more

  Posted by 1989 Generation Initiative

To all Atlantic Mayors This year, the Conference of Atlantic Arc Cities will celebrate its 18th anniversary. This symbolic coming of age implies that we have to assume our political responsibilities at European level in a more energetic way. The moment we live is crucial for the survival of cohesion policy, at least as we… » read more

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