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Archives for EU Priorities 2020

Guest blog post by Daan Fonck, PhD Researcher at the University of Leuven. Last Sunday, long-awaited snap parliamentary elections took place in Macedonia, almost two years after the outbreak of the worst political crisis since the inter-ethnic violence of 2001. The EU’s mediation throughout the last two years has been helpful, yet also late and… » read more

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Guest blog post by Pál Belényesi, Lecturer in Economics and Law at the John Cabot University. In a recent EUobserver article signed by the code name Civis Europaeus, an internal European Commission employee argues for a fundamentally revised communication strategy in order to win acceptance for Europe and thereby save the European unification process. The… » read more

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Guest blog post by Dalibor Vukcevic, Executive Director of the LGBT Action Group.   After five rounds of vote at the Security Council, Portuguese former Prime Minister, Mr Antonio Guterres continues to lead the race with a very limited number of negative votes. But despite all the efforts from the UN to make the nomination… » read more

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Guest blog post by Matthias Kurth, Executive Chairman at Cable Europe It was an economist who said that to be an investor you have to be a believer in a better tomorrow. A hard-headed man of money and markets, and yet talking in terms of dreams, of ambitions. Those words resonate strongly with me. The… » read more

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Guest blog post by Angela Mills Wade, Executive Director, European Publishers Council. This week, the Commission is publishing a copyright reform package containing draft legal texts and an overarching Communication including a related right for press publishers. This new right aims to provide legal protection by introducing rights at EU level to protect the unauthorised… » read more

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Guest blog post by Roberto Yunquera Sehwani, Law and Political Science student at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. As a result of Goldman Sachs’ recent recruitment of former President of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Durao Barroso many have wondered whether Brussels has any rules to control the European Commission’s revolving doors. The EU indeed has… » read more

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