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Guest post by Bart Gissac Peace. The first priority for Europe must be peace in the world. The United Nations Security Council should be replaced by the UN Peace Council. It would be composed of 15 UN members elected by the UN General Assembly for the period of 2 years. There would be no permanent… » read more

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On 12 June, 1985, Portugal and Spain formally signed the Accession Treaty to join the European Community. For both countries, this followed a period of democratic transition and set in chain a complex process of adjustment that has seen both contributing to European integration. Membership in the European Community led to a sharp increase of… » read more

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Guest blogpost by Shenoll Muharremi, Executive Director at the Development Group LLC, Prishtina. He is an expert on EU membership processes and economic development. * * * Open letter to EC President Designate Jean Claude Juncker Why EU Enlargement matters There have been discussions if the next European Commission should keep position of the Enlargement… » read more

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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