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Eric Maurice
Policy Analyst
Eric Maurice is a Policy Analyst in the European Politics and Institutions programme.

Before joining the EPC, he was head of the Brussels office of the Robert Schuman Foundation, a French think tank, where he worked on EU institutional developments, rule of law and strategic issues. Prior to that, he was a journalist for almost 20 years. He spent a long time at Courrier International, a weekly news magazine in Paris, where he successively followed French affairs, US domestic and foreign policy, and UK affairs. He then held the positions of Europe Editor and Editor-in-Chief in charge of Presseurop, a European project for a multilingual news website on European affairs.

After moving to Brussels, he was Editor-in-Chief of the EUobserver news website, where he followed in particular the 2015 Greek crisis and Brexit negotiations. He covered European Councils and the work of the EU Council presidencies.

Eric holds a MPhil in Contemporary History of International Relations from the Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne University and graduated from the Paris Higer School of Journalism. He is also an alumni from the Executive Course in European Studies of France’s National School of Administration (ENA) and from France’s Institute of Advanced Studies in National Defence (IHEDN).

PROGRAMME

European Politics and Institutions

PROJECTs

REGROUP, EP Elections Task Force

Areas of expertise

EU institutions and governance, future of Europe, rule of law, democracy, France, strategic agenda

Current positions

Policy Analyst

Education

MPhil in Contemporary History of International Relations, Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University
MA in Journalism, Paris Higher School of Journalism
BA in Contemporary History, University of Poitiers

Languages

French, English, German, Spanish

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Publications

Strategic foresight
Making the EU fit for the permacrisis
By Laura Rayner , Philipp Lausberg , Eric Maurice - 19/06/2024
Europe / EPC FLASH ANALYSIS
Emmanuel Macron sets high ambitions for the next strategic agenda
By Eric Maurice - 26/04/2024


Contributions

European elections / INTERVIEW
Almost 20 names in running for EU top jobs
Eric Maurice was asked by EUobserver to comment on the prospects and expectations for the upcoming European elections. 

Read the article here.

Almost 20 names in running for EU top jobs
06 February 2024 - ,
EUobserver
Agriculture / INTERVIEW
Partout en Europe, les agriculteurs restent mobilisés
Eric Maurice was interviewed by Les Echos on the causes and potential impact of the farmers' protests in Europe. 

Read the article here. (In French)

Partout en Europe, les agriculteurs restent mobilisés
06 February 2024 - ,
Les Echos
European Parliament (EP) / INTERVIEW
O čem odloča in o čem ne odloča evropski parlament?
In an interview for the Slovenian daily newspaper, Delo, Eric Maurice explained the role of the European Parliament and its power as an institution of the European Union. 

Read the article here. (In Slovenian)

O čem odloča in o čem ne odloča evropski parlament?
01 February 2024 - ,
Delo



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