European Politics and Institutions

Fighting corruption: patterns in Eastern Europe and in Central Asia
12 September 2006

Corruption is the “number one concern” for businesses and private citizens in transition countries, speakers agreed at a joint EPC-KBF-World Bank Policy Dialogue.


Slovakia after the June elections
11 September 2006

Slovak’s new government intends to establish an ‘economically efficient welfare state’, while maintaining budgetary discipline and joining the euro zone in 2009, Robert Fico, Prime Minister of Slovakia, told a Policy Briefing.


In whose interests? Labour migration from the new Member States
3 July 2006

Labour migration between ‘old’ and ‘new’ EU Member States benefits both the sending and receiving countries, but action is needed to prevent migrant workers from being exploited, speakers told a joint EPC-KBF Dialogue.


Priorities of the Finnish Presidency
28 June 2006

Finland’s priorities for its presidency of the EU over the next six months will include steering further consultations on the future of the Constitutional Treaty and chairing discussions on future enlargements, HE Eikka Kosonen, Finland’s Permanent Representative to the EU, told a Breakfast Policy Briefing.


Islamophobia in Europe? A critical approach
14 June 2006

Islamophobia is on the increase in Europe, and the right of Muslims to live quietly and practise their religion is under threat, speakers agreed at a Policy Dialogue.


After the referendum in Montenegro, what next?
31 May 2006

The successful referendum on Montenegro’s independence demonstrated both its political maturity and the success of the EU’s Balkans policy, Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic told an EPC-King Baudouin Foundation Policy Briefing.


Bulgaria and Romania: the last lap or the extra mile?
29 May 2006

Bulgaria and Romania have made “significant” progress in implementing the reforms necessary for EU membership, and completing the task within the next six months is certainly “achievable”, most speakers agreed at a joint EPC-King Baudouin Foundation Policy Dialogue.


Challenges of EU enlargement
22 May 2006

The EU’s 2004 enlargement was a “success story” but action is needed to address public concerns about the process and ensure the Union has the institutional capacity to function effectively as it grows, Enlargement Commissioner Olli Rehn told a Breakfast Policy Briefing.


National political parties and Europe: the missing link?
17 May 2006

Increasing EU integration has had little impact on national political parties, which remain detached from EU policy developments and the legislative process, speakers told a joint EPC-Economic and Social Research Council Policy Dialogue.


Passport to the EU: the transnational side-effects of nationality laws in the European Union
7 April 2006

Laws regulating third-country nationals’ access to EU citizenship are an area of migration policy which is often ignored in Europe. But efforts must be made to narrow the gap between the preferential treatment given to descendents of EU emigrants and the increasingly stringent requirements facing other third-country nationals already living in the Union, speakers told a EPC-KBF Policy Dialogue.


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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

Programme Assistant

Simona Pronckutė
s.pronckute@epc.eu