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  As known, the elections are drawing near. The Presidential elections which will be held on June 24 will also determine the names of the deputies for the twenty-seventh term of office. In the presidential elections 6 candidates will run for office, the Council of Higher Election declared them as follows: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Muharrem… » read more

  Posted by BBurak

Guest Blog Margit Schratzenstaller, Österreichisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung Die Europäische Kommission hat am 2. Mai 2018 nach monatelangen Vorarbeiten und Diskussionen mit allen EU-Mitgliedstaaten einen ersten Vorschlag für Gesamtvolumen und grobe Struktur des Mehrjährigen Finanzrahmens (MFF) sowie für das Eigenmittelsystem der EU für die Periode 2021 bis 2027 vorgelegt (European Commission 2018A, 2018B, 2018C, 2018D,… » read more

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On Wednesday 28th March, the S&D member Caterina Chinnici released a statement to the Italian press agency ANSA (Agenzia Nazionale Stampa Associata) calling for an extension of the competences of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO). The EPPO should assume its tasks within 2020 under the auspices of 20 Member States, including Belgium, France, Germany… » read more

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On 25thApril 2018, The Egmont Institute organized a Conference on the role of Western Balkans in countering the terrorism in Europe. The event gathered Agron Sojati, Assistant to the Prime Minister of Albania and National Coordinator for Countering Violent Extremism and Peter Neumann, Professor of Security Studies at the War Studies Department and Director of… » read more

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The recent judgment of the Court of Justice CJEU) in the so-called Achmea case[1], has given rise to a lot of comments. Now we also dispose of the reaction of the Netherlands government to the case, which can be characterized as quite radical: in the end, all intra-EU bilateral investment treaties (BITs) should be terminated.… » read more

  Posted by ACELG

Dynamics of Public Opinion in Ukraine in the “Prewar” Period (2008–2013) From the start of monitoring of public opinion in Ukraine and Russia to the time of Russian military aggression against Ukraine in 2014, sociologists generally noted a relative stability in the dynamics of attitudes of Ukrainians toward Russia. This prewar period of monitoring of… » read more

  Posted by Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels

Lettre ouverte aux citoyens de l’Union européenne et aux chefs d’Etat et de gouvernement des Etats membres Dans cette période de reprise économique et d’accalmie, n’oublions pas qu’il y a peu nous avons frôlé l’abime et que notre réalité reste pleine d’incertitudes géopolitiques et financières, avec un niveau de dette mondial record pouvant entraîner une… » read more

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Plutôt que de multiplier des leçons de morale et sagesse politiques à l’égard de « l’autre Europe » la Hongrie devrait balayer devant sa porte. Au lendemain des élections hongroises, « réveil douloureux », « malaise » sont les premiers mots qui s’imposent à l’annonce des résultats. Un succès très fort pour Viktor Orban :… » read more

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    In this post, I am sharing the election manifesto of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan based on two newsapers having quite different idelogical orientations… As known, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has revealed his party’s manifesto for the elections. He delivered vital messages for the economy, foreign policy, human rights and the regional status of Turkey… » read more

  Posted by BBurak

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