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Guest post by Matthias Dornfeldt Unter dem Titel „Erweitertes Partnerschafts- und Kooperationsabkommen zwischen der Europäischen Union und Kasachstan – Erfolge und Perspektiven“ fand die 21. Sitzung des Berliner Eurasischen Klubs (BEK) am 4. Oktober 2017 in Brüssel statt. Es ist bereits eine gute Tradition geworden, dass der Klub, der von der Botschaft der Republik Kasachstan… » read more

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Guest post by Arlind Puka, Administrative Assistant The refusal of Hungary and Slovakia to comply with an ECJ’s decision to uphold the EU’s refugee relocation scheme which aims to relocate 160,000 asylum seekers from Greece and Italy, has increased tensions between the EU and the Hungarian Prime Minister. In Hungary, Orban’s government has attacked the… » read more

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Getting 2050 climate strategies right can make or break our response to the climate change challenge, write Jill Duggan, Director of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) and Andrea Kohl, Acting Director, WWF European Policy Office   “I love it when a plan comes together.”   Many children of the 1980s will be… » read more

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Guest post by Corey Cooper, Europe Fellow at Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP). He is also a Research Associate in US Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations. Last month, European Commission President Jean-Claude Junker delivered his third and most important State of the European Union address. His remarks to the European Parliament… » read more

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Guest post by Mahama Tawat is Research Associate at the Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare and Assistant Professor at the Higher School of Economics. One way Hurricane Irma is making waves these days in the US is through the revelation that about half the American population on the mainland does not… » read more

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EU: Renaissance or Bankruptcy?

Guest post by David Heilbron Price Weeks before Robert Schuman made his revolutionary Proposal on 9 May 1950 to create the European Community, a renowned American Think Tank published an in-depth report. It reviewed postwar conditions in Europe and forecast the future options for the Continent. It spoke of the Renaissance, but not in a… » read more

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Guest blog post by Charles De Serres and Vanja Stenius, Lagom House Yes, but he will need a crowbar to do it. It will take an experienced and sometimes autocratic person to force through the changes needed for the European Union either to survive, or to be rebuilt from the ground up. Whatever path will… » read more

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The future of an EU with 27 member states. The future of Europe. Such statements raise a lot of questions. Will the shock of Brexit call into question the EU governance, the future of the institutions? Even after the famous Article 50 which enabled Britain to leave the European Union is activated, we have a… » read more

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Guest blog post by Luca Jahier, President of the Various Interests Group of the EESC. In the 7th Century B.C., Sappho was regarded as one of the greatest lyric poets of her time. Described by Plato as Ancient Greece’s tenth muse, Sappho is reputed to have commented “I declare that later on, even in an… » read more

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