European Politics and Institutions

Minorities in an ever wider European Union
12 February 2008

Minorities in the ‘countries in transition’ in Central and Eastern Europe are discriminated against and marginalised because of the lack of legal provision to protect them adequately, speakers agreed at a Policy Dialogue, held in cooperation with the King Baudouin Foundation.

Euro-Turks: a bridge or a breach between Turkey and the European Union?
31 January 2008

Of the four million Turks living in Europe, 40% see themselves as both Turkish and European and are helping to bridge the gap between Turkey and the EU. But an equal number who do not “affiliate” themselves with their host country can create breaches between the two, speakers told a vPolicy Dialogue organised in cooperation with the King Baudouin Foundation.

The EU in 2008 - what MEPs expect
8 January 2008

The biggest issue for the EU in 2008 is to get the Lisbon Treaty ratified, the leaders of the European Parliament’s three largest political groups agreed at an a EPC debate organised in collaboration with EurActiv.

Establishing a European Public Prosecutor: arguments for and against
12 December 2007

The creation of a European Public Prosecutor, made possible by the new Lisbon Treaty, could provide a practical example of judicial cooperation in the EU’s criminal and legal space, speakers agreed at a Policy Dialogue.

The European Parliament and the December European Council
6 December 2007

Now that a new institutional reform package has been agreed, the “priority of priorities” is to get the Lisbon Treaty ratified in 2008 so that it can enter into force before the 2009 Euro-elections, Hans-Gert Pöttering, President of the European Parliament, told a Breakfast Policy Briefing.

Gaining from migration: moving into a new century
30 November 2007

The world has entered an ‘age of mobility’ as distinct from an ‘age of migration’, and new approaches are needed to respond to this phenomenon, speakers told a Policy Dialogue.

The Treaty of Lisbon: implementing the institutional innovations
29 November 2007

The Lisbon Treaty may have been designed to answer critics who said its moribund predecessor lacked clarity, but it shares two characteristics with the Constitution it replaces and with all other treaty documents - how it works in practice will depend on personalities and procedures - speakers agreed at an event organised by the EPC with CEPS and EGMONT to launch a joint study on The Treaty of Lisbon: implementing the institutional innovations.

Priorities of the Slovenian Presidency
29 November 2007

Slovenia is ready for the “enormous challenge” of being the first of the EU’s “youngest” Member States to assume the Presidency, Igor Senčar, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Slovenia to the EU, told a Breakfast Policy Briefing.

Integrating migrants: halfway to best practice
23 November 2007

EU Member States need to improve their record on integrating their immigrant populations, as demonstrated by the Migrant Integration Policy Index, speakers agreed at a Policy Dialogue.

The 28th Member State? Croatia and the EU two years into the negotiations
10 October 2007

Croatia has made considerable progress in the two years since it began negotiating EU accession, but the talks are now moving from uncontentious to more difficult issues and much remains to be done, speakers told a joint EPC-KBF Policy Dialogue.

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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