European Politics and Institutions

The role of Balkan Muslims in building a European Islam
25 November 2005

This Issue Paper, by Xavier Bougarel, examines the history and nature of the Muslim communities in the Balkans, and assesses the relationship between Balkan Islam and the Muslim world and the place the former occupies in the emerging pan-European Islamic public space. 


Communicating Europe to the world: what public diplomacy for the EU?
15 November 2005

In this Working Paper, Dov Lynch analyses the roots of the problem and suggests some first steps towards an effective European Union public diplomacy strategy.


Good cops, bad mobs? EU policies to fight trans-national organised crime in the Western Balkans
11 October 2005

This Issue Paper by Lucia Montanaro-Jankovski examines all the different facets of this problem, assesses the EU's response, and advocates a more comprehensive and coherent approach.


Financing Europe - the budget conundrum
29 September 2005

This Issue Paper explains the background to the current round of talks, highlights the weaknesses and contradictions of the main actors involved, and warns of the pernicious consequences this could have for the Union as a whole.


Cyprus - Looking to a Future Beyond the Past
13 May 2005
Amanda Paul (Senior Policy Analyst)

One year after the rejection of the United Nations' Peace Plan for Cyprus, commonly known as the Annan Plan, Amanda Akçakoca, examines the prospects for renewed talks between Greek and Turkish Cypriots to reunify the island and end the division that has lasted for more than 30 years.


Ratify the Constitution - Strengthen EU Democracy
27 April 2005

This Issue Paper examines the underlying malaise displayed by sections of public opinion towards the European Union in some current Constitutional Treaty referendum campaigns


Beyond the Common Basic Principles on Integration - The next steps (revised)
20 April 2005

This Issue Paper reflects on the Common Basic Principles for Integration adopted by the Council and makes the case for the development of a joint inter-institutional declaration by the EU institutions. It calls for a much greater involvement of civic society, not least migrant-led organisations in turning these Principles into functional policy.


Towards an EU Foreign Service
15 April 2005

One of the most interesting innovations in the new Constitutional Treaty is the provision for an EU Foreign Minister, supported by an EU External Action Service. This is a cumbersome name and is likely to be shortened to EU Foreign Service. But how will this new Service work? Where will it be located and what role should it play? What will be the implications for the institutions and the national diplomatic services of Member States? These and other questions are addressed in this Issue Paper by Giovanni Grevi and Fraser Cameron.


Denial of Citizenship - A Challenge to Human Security
6 April 2005

This Issue Paper presents the findings of an Expert Meeting on the denial of citizenship, which was highlighted in the Human Security (Ogata) Report, presented to the United Nations.


The Hague Programme: Strengthening Freedom, Security and Justice in the EU
9 February 2005

In this Working Paper, experienced observers and practitioners deliver the first comprehensive analysis of the challenges facing the Union following the recent adoption of the Hague Programme.


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

Julian Rappold
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Senior Policy Analyst

Amanda Paul
a.paul@epc.eu

Junior Policy Analyst

Paul Butcher
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Programme Assistant

Simona Pronckutė
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