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The future of the EPP

Guest blogpost by Wes Himes, Managing Partner at Instinctif Partners, sent in via our ‘Submit a guest post’ form. In a few short days the composition of the new European Parliament will take shape. Leading up to the election most of the eyes of the press and pundits have been on the machinations of the… » read more

Posted by Laurens Cerulus

Guest blogpost by Phil Carmel, European Policy Advisor of the European Jewish Congress (EJC). I, and the colleagues in my office, like to think of ourselves as good, engaged citizens. We have a fair understanding – and not a little involvement – in some of the topical issues of the day. We are, what you… » read more

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Guest blogpost by Arne Friedrich, sent in via our guest blogpost form. Europa ist ein Symbol für den Frieden und die Freiheit der Menschen aller europäischer Staaten. In keinem Teil der Welt gibt es diesen intensiven Austausch der Völker zwischen Ländern verschiedener Kulturen und Nationen. Nur Europa und die EU ermöglicht mit ihren vielfältigen Netzwerken,… » read more

Posted by Laurens Cerulus

Guest blogpost by Justina Vitkauskaite Bernard, member of the European Parliament (ALDE) and of the Lithuanian Darbo Party. The EU institutions are intriguing: many EU citizens feel attracted by the EU institutions’ work and have a dream to get a job in them, some EU citizens when coming to Brussels visit the EU institutions and… » read more

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Often, whether it is governmental or parliamentary activity, we tend to make two mistakes: we tend to believe that “everybody is the same” (preferably “inefficient and corrupt”), and to reverse the rule of exception and thereby harming the image of the institution (“how to have confidence in Brussels, if Le Pen is there?”). The truth… » read more

Posted by Dan Luca

Guest blogpost by Filip Kovacevic, a professor at the University of Montenegro. The confidential sources of Der Spiegel from the NATO Headquarters in Brussels claim that the NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen visibly “blossomed” after the violent turn of events in Ukraine. There is, however, nothing strange in this kind of behavior by Rasmussen.… » read more

Posted by Laurens Cerulus

Pourquoi l’Europe?

Par Anne-Marie Claeys-Matthys, candidat aux élections européennes à la 4e place sur la liste Europe du cdH. Le 25 mai prochain, je me présenterai au suffrage universel direct, à la 4e place sur la liste Europe du cdH. Pourquoi le CDH ? Le Centre Démocrate Humaniste, un parti qui se situe au centre de l’échiquier… » read more

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