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EU-Turkey’s Alışveriş

Written by Stelios Kavvadias Turkey has been at the doorstep of Europe since 1987, when the European Economic Community, the predecessor of the European Union, received its accession application. However, it was only in 2005—almost 20 years later—that the negotiations for… Continue Reading →

Internet Governance

Written by Stelios Kavvadias In 2017 the number of Internet users surpassed 4 billion, as a result, among others, of the immense yearly improvements of digital infrastructure worldwide (Mcdonald, 2018). This means that by June 2017, 51% of the world’s… Continue Reading →

Dayton Peace Agreement and Bosnia & Herzegovina

Written by Enna Zone Đonlić Bosnia and Herzegovina was part of the Social Federal Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992. After Slovenia and Croatia declared their independence, the Bosnian parliament called for the Independence Referendum. The Referendum for independence took place on… Continue Reading →

Saving the multilateral trading system: EU’s action plan to reform the World Trade Organization

Written by Yasmine Idrissi Azzouzi Geneva, November 2018 On September 18th, the European Commission has published proposals to reform the World Trade Organization. Since its establishment in 1995, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has created a level playing field for… Continue Reading →

EST Ambassadors on the 2019 European Elections: PART 1

Introduction: Your Vote, Your Europe Next year’s European Elections will mark a watershed moment for the EU’s future. All across the continent, established political balances of power are turned upside down while a long-standing consensus is called into question. Moreover,… Continue Reading →

The People’s Vote Campaign hails a new phase of Brexit

By Cosimo and Zoe, Ambassadors to the UK If a Brexit fever-pitch has ever been reached in the UK, the third  week of October was definitely it. Firstly, expectations were high in the run-up to the October EU-Summit in Brussels,… Continue Reading →

25th anniversary of the Maastricht Treaty : is the (political) Union entering adulthood?

The European Student Think Tank is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the implementation of the Maastricht Treaty. Members of the Board and Ambassadors are sharing their thoughts on this historical moment:   “It is today 25 years that we can… Continue Reading →

EST Ambassadors on the role of youth in decision-making

In or out? Open access to decision-making for all young Europeans In the context of the EST’s participation in the European Youth Event, we asked our ambassador to reflect on the theme of the workshop we held at the European… Continue Reading →

What to expect from the Austrian EU Presidency

The last time Austria assumed the EU Presidency in the first semester of 2006, the European Union had recently suffered a heavy defeat: The ideal of a constitutionally based ever closer union had been rejected by by referenda in both… Continue Reading →

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