Let’s work  together now
09 Nov 2017 – 16:29 | No Comment

As extremists are increasingly using the internet to radicalise the vulnerable and marginalised online with their poisonous ideology, the European Commissioner for the Security Union, Julian King raises the bar in Europe’s fight against online …

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Stay or go? The economic consequences of Brexit
27 Apr 2015 – 10:00 | No Comment
Stay or go? The economic consequences of Brexit

Swati Dhingra from the LSE predicts the economic consequences of Britain potentially leaving the EU.

The  direction of Britain’s  relationship with  the  European Union  (EU) will  be  decided in this Election.  The Conservatives have committed to an …

The Anthropocene — why does it matter for policymakers?
24 Apr 2015 – 16:34 | No Comment
The Anthropocene — why does it matter for policymakers?

Jan Zalasiewicz and Davor Vidas explain what the Anthropocene is and why it is significant for international policy.
Which is the real world that we live in?  Is it that of homes, schools, factories; of economics, …

Latin America offers Europe lessons in regional integration
24 Apr 2015 – 09:30 | No Comment
Latin America offers Europe lessons in regional integration

Europe is currently living a process of change. In Europe’s periphery, a growing number of people are challenging the aggressive neoliberal policies imposed on the working class by Europe’s institutions, which are perceived as undemocratic …

L’enfant terrible: TTIP and the birth of weak regulation
22 Apr 2015 – 17:03 | No Comment
L’enfant terrible: TTIP and the birth of weak regulation

 Lora Verheecke from Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) argues that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will undermine the regulatory power of parliaments on both sides of the Atlantic. 
The EU-US negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and …

INTERVIEW: Roberto Calzadilla, Bolivian Ambassador to the UK
22 Apr 2015 – 16:09 | One Comment
INTERVIEW: Roberto Calzadilla, Bolivian Ambassador to the UK

In the 16th century, half the silver produced in the New World came from Potosí in Bolivia, then one of the largest and wealthiest cities on Earth. Today, following years of dictatorships and aggressive foreign …

Brexit looms large in the UK General Election
22 Apr 2015 – 11:46 | No Comment
Brexit looms large in the UK General Election

With two weeks until UK voters head to the polls in the General Election, Susi Dennison from the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) assesses the importance of anti-EU sentiment in the UK. 

What does the …

Scotland must not be dragged out of the EU against its will
21 Apr 2015 – 10:28 | No Comment
Scotland must not be dragged out of the EU against its will

As calls for a referendum on EU membership grow louder in the run-up to the UK General Election, Humza Yousaf MSP from the Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) argues the case for Scotland’s place in the …

The world needs more robust commitments on sustainable development
20 Apr 2015 – 16:36 | No Comment
The world needs more robust commitments on sustainable development

Gonzalo Fanjul, Policy Director at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) offers a gloomy assessment of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Over the coming months, the negotiators working to define the new global development framework that …

TTIP: For the Rule of Law or Rule of Corporate Interests?
20 Apr 2015 – 14:57 | No Comment
TTIP: For the Rule of Law or Rule of Corporate Interests?

Borislav Tsekov, President of the Institute of Modern Politics argues that the ISDS mechanism in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will privilege corporate interests over those of citizens.

TTIP is definitely not just an …

Is Europe still the world leader in the fight against climate change?
20 Apr 2015 – 12:27 | No Comment
Is Europe still the world leader in the fight against climate change?

Europe defines itself as the world leader in the fight against climate change. This is true in many ways. The bloc’s commitment towards the upcoming global deal on climate action, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions …