The Guest Blog

Guest blog post by Gustaf Almqvist, Ph D, researcher, fish ecology and fisheries, at Baltic Eye/Baltic Sea Center at Stockholm University. The new multi-annual plan for fisheries in the Baltic Sea, which which on 23 June was formally adopted by the European Parliament, will be able to provide Baltic fishermen with better stability and opportunities… » read more

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Allow Brits to apply directly for EU citizenship An open letter to the EU presidents For the attention of: Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission Donald Tusk, President of the European Robert Fico, Prime Minister of Slovakia, representing the incoming Presidency of the EU Council Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament Koen Lenaerts,… » read more

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Communicating Brexit

Guest blog post by Stavros Papagianneas, Managing Director at StP Communications. A few days ago, Labour MP Jo Cox has been shot dead in the UK by a man shouting “Britain First“. Both “Stronger In” and “Vote Leave” camps suspended campaigning following the incident, for a few days. It was the tragic apotheosis of a… » read more

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Guest blog post by Bendt Bendtsen MEP, Gunnar Hökmark MEP, Krišjanis Karins MEP, Tunne Kelam MEP, Gabrielius Landsbergis MEP, Henna Virkunnen MEP. We, six Nordic and Baltic members of the European Parliament, are great admirers of the UK and its heritage. From Shakespeare via the Scottish enlightenment to Monty Python (not to mention Yes Minister),… » read more

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Guest blog post by Yves Bertoncini, director of the Jacques Delors Institute. The Dutch “no” expressed on 6 April 2016 revived the myth claiming that “Brussels” is incapable of acknowledging the outcomes of national referenda, which supposedly highlight a democratic split between the EU and its citizens. This myth conveys a triple denial of democracy… » read more

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Guest blog post by Guy Edwards, a co-director of the Climate and Development Lab at Brown. And Geoffrey Edwards, his father, emeritus reader in European studies at the University of Cambridge, England. Britain is being battered by a torrid and intensifying internal debate. This Thursday, Britons will vote on whether to remain part of the… » read more

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Guest blog post by Philip Geddes.   (I spent 10 years of my life as a European Correspondent for the FT’s TV News Service, and 15 years as an adviser to various parts of the European Commission. Many people have now asked me what my views on the EU Referendum are, so here goes). You… » read more

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