European Politics and Institutions

The European Parliament elections 2014 - Watershed or, again, washed out?
9 September 2013
Janis A. Emmanouilidis (Director of Studies) and Corina Stratulat (Head of European Politics and Institutions programme and Senior Policy Analyst)

In this Discussion Paper, Corina Stratulat and Janis A. Emmanouilidis analyse the prospects and challenges for the next EP vote in May 2014, urging European and national political actors to choose meaningful electoral messages and credible candidates for the Presidency of the European Commission when going up against the anti-EU/euro parties.


The European Parliament - Why should I care?
15 July 2013
Janis A. Emmanouilidis (Director of Studies), Zuzana Novakova (Doctoral researcher, Erasmus University Rotterdam) and Corina Stratulat (Head of European Politics and Institutions programme and Senior Policy Analyst)

The European Policy Centre – supported by the European Parliament – took a stand this year against the constant lamenting about low public awareness and participation in EP elections by organising a competition entitled: “The European Parliament – Why should I care?”


Between a rock and a hard place: What is Turkey’s place in the transatlantic market?
9 July 2013
Amanda Paul (Senior Policy Analyst) and Serdar Yeşilyurt (External authors)

For Turkey, a key partner of both the EU and US, the TTIP represents a considerable economic threat because of its existing Customs Union with the EU, which obliges Ankara to open its market to the countries with which the EU negotiates FTAs, yet at the same time Turkish products and services  are not allowed to enter these third countries since Turkey is not an EU member, write Amanda Paul and Serdar Yeşilyurt in this Commentary. 


Foretastes of a ‘new normal’: the results of a low-profile summit - Post-Summit Analysis
1 July 2013
Janis A. Emmanouilidis (Director of Studies)

The 27-28 June European Council was a low-profile affair which attracted little attention beyond the walls of the Justus Lipsius, says Janis A. Emmanouilidis.


Gezi Park one month on: what lies ahead?
27 June 2013
Amanda Paul (Senior Policy Analyst) and Demir Murat Seyrek (Senior Policy Advisor, European Foundation for Democracy)

This Commentary by Amanda Paul and Demir Murat Seyrek focuses on the situation in Turkey one month on from the outbreak of mass protests, the steps taken by the government to ease the tension and meet the concerns of the protestors, the impact of the protests on relations with the EU, and their likely impact on the political landscape of Turkey.


Between engagement and cold feet: ten years of the EU in the Western Balkans
26 June 2013
Rosa Balfour (Senior Adviser to EPC on Europe in the World) and Corina Stratulat (Head of European Politics and Institutions programme and Senior Policy Analyst)

Chapter by Rosa Balfour and Corina Stratulat in “The European future of the Western Balkans:Thessaloniki @10 (2003-2013)”, published by the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EU-ISS).


Democratising the Western Balkans: where does the region stand?
26 June 2013
Rosa Balfour (Senior Adviser to EPC on Europe in the World) and Corina Stratulat (Head of European Politics and Institutions programme and Senior Policy Analyst)

Chapter by Rosa Balfour and Corina Stratulat in “The European future of the Western Balkans:Thessaloniki @10 (2003-2013)”, published by the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EU-ISS).


For better, for worse: the European Union takes Croatia as its 28th member
12 June 2013
Corina Stratulat (Head of European Politics and Institutions programme and Senior Policy Analyst)

Croatia’s entry into the European Union on 1 July 2013 is for all intents and purposes an important and timely success story, argues Corina Stratulat in this Commentary.


Striking the right balance? An uneventful summit despite mounting socio-political uncertainties - Post-Summit Analysis
18 March 2013
Janis A. Emmanouilidis (Director of Studies)

The 14-15 March 2013 European Council meeting was an uneventful summit that will not enter history books, says Janis A. Emmanouilidis.


Seeking new solution paths for the Kurdish issue
4 March 2013
Mehmet Özcan (President of the Ankara Strategy Institute)

It is generally acknowledged that Turkey’s Kurdish issue is inextricably intertwined with the terrorist activities of the Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK). However, over the last decade Turkey’s leadership has taken steps to improve the situation, acknowledging that there is a Kurdish issue. This Commentary by Mehmet Özcan analyses the Kurdish issue, the Imrali Process and the challenges that lie ahead if the peace is to be won.


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Director of Studies

Janis A. Emmanouilidis
j.emmanouilidis@epc.eu

Head of European Politics and Institutions programme and Senior Policy Analyst

Corina Stratulat
c.stratulat@epc.eu

Project Leader of ‘Connecting Europe’ and ‘FutureLab Europe’

Julian Rappold
j.rappold@epc.eu

Senior Policy Analyst

Amanda Paul
a.paul@epc.eu

Junior Policy Analyst

Paul Butcher
p.butcher@epc.eu