European Politics and Institutions

Solidarity for societal security: coming together to make Europe safer
18 May 2009

The EU has made good progress in dealing with external and internal crises and threats, but past actions have been too ad hoc and “a more holistic and comprehensive approach” is required, speakers told a Policy Debate.

Five years after enlargement: expectations for the European Parliament elections
29 April 2009

EU enlargement has not resulted in deadlock in the European Parliament, as some had feared. Rather, it has become an increasingly efficient legislative body, although there is concern that this may have been to the detriment of democratic decision-making, speakers agreed at a Policy Dialogue.

EU Enlargement - five years on
31 March 2009

EU enlargement must not become a scapegoat for the economic recession, as studies show that both old and new EU Member States have benefited from it, Enlargement Commissioner Olli Rehn told a Breakfast Briefing.

The Western Balkans and the global economic crisis: in or out?
24 March 2009

Serbia is affected by the financial crisis but is taking steps to enable it to weather the turmoil, Serbian Deputy Prime Minister Bozidar Đelić told a Breakfast Briefing.

Belgrade-Pristina: mirror images from the Balkans
16 March 2009

While official relations between Serbia and Kosovo remain blocked, young people are building their own informal contacts and Kosovo’s population is more concerned with practical improvements such as being allowed to travel abroad, speakers told an EPC Policy Dialogue organised with the King Baudouin Foundation and the Compagnia di San Paolo, in cooperation with the IKV Pax Christi and South East Europe TV Exchanges.

Turkey as an energy hub for Europe: prospects and challenges
4 March 2009

Turkey is developing as an energy hub between suppliers in the East and the EU, and the Nabucco pipeline could be a major channel for transporting oil and gas - but work on it needs to begin before it is too late, speakers told a Policy Dialogue organised in partnership with TUSKON.

2009 EU Presidency: a first Czech-up
18 February 2009

The start of the Czech EU Presidency was dominated by two “sharp and slippery turns” - the Gaza conflict and the Russia-Ukraine gas dispute - and the Presidency intervened decisively to help resolve these crises, Czech Deputy Prime Minister Alexandr Vondra told a Breakfast Briefing.

The Regional Cooperation Council: South East Europe one year on and the challenges ahead
10 February 2009

Political leaders in South East Europe must take responsibility for ensuring that the region can continue to advance, Hido Bisčević, Secretary General of the Regional Cooperation Council, told a Breakfast Briefing.

Challenges for the European Parliament in a year of change
10 February 2009

The European Parliament has notched up some notable successes since the last Euro-elections in 2004, leaders of the three largest political groups in the Parliament agreed at a special debate.

Turkey-EU relations: the opposition's view
10 February 2009

Turkey’s membership negotiations with the EU are “practically stagnating” and need new impetus, with a more solid promise from Europe and a target date for membership in a foreseeable future, Deniz Baykal, President of the Turkish Republican People’s Party (CHP), told a Policy Briefing.

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Programme Team

Director of Studies

Janis A. Emmanouilidis

Project Leader of the joint EPC-Stiftung Mercator project ‘Connecting Europe’

Julian Rappold

Senior Policy Analysts

Amanda Paul
Corina Stratulat

Policy Analyst

Yann-Sven Rittelmeyer

Programme Assistant

Paul Butcher