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February: Brussels Briefing

Written by Giacomo Migliore In this issue we  will explore the decisions made by two EU institution – the European Commission in the competition field and the European Parliament on the rule of law. You will also catch a glimpse of… Continue Reading →

EU-Japan Agreement: 2019 ushers in the world’s largest trade deal ever made

Written by Ngaio Olsen-Stahl Following the Second World War, both Japan and the European continent saw incredible success in rebuilding their societies. Japan notoriously fostered an economic miracle and shot up to second place of the world’s largest economies just… Continue Reading →

January: Brussels Briefing

Written by Giacomo Migliore A new, important year for Europe has come! 2019 marks the 20th year of our euro currency, which was born on January 1, 1999. Let’s look at our headlines: What to expect for 2019 Romania holds the… Continue Reading →

December: Brussels Briefing

Written by Giacomo Migliore What a month dense of events has been the last one around Brussels, hasn’t it? Here I analyse the most relevant ones; feel free to skim the page and take what interests you the most! Today’s topics:… Continue Reading →

Women have Souls, Weapons do not: A Gender Perspective

Written by Sumudu Lankika Ginigathgala Let us travel back in time: the date is 31 October 2000. Feminist transnational advocacy networks around the world are celebrating the birth of a new resolution. This novelty is the United Nations Security Council Resolution… Continue Reading →

November: Brussels Briefing

Written by Giacomo Migliore What are the EU institutions working on? How is EU responding to the most pressing international issues? How are political parties preparing for the 2019 elections? This column provides readers with a monthly briefing on the main events… Continue Reading →

Diplomacy: The art of letting somebody else have your way

The world order established post World War II is today subject to profound modifications, highlighted by globalization and the rise of new economic powers. Economics has gradually become the principal driving force of political influence while global divisions have taken… Continue Reading →

Seduction and Diplomacy: the Emergence of European Soft Power

There are but two powers in the word, the sword and the mind. In the long run, the sword is always beaten by the mind. Does Napoleon imply that the strength of the mind could prove more efficient than the… Continue Reading →

Environmentalist trends hand to hand with corporate responsibility

In their analysis of Global Warming Impacts, the Union of Concerned Scientists argued that the consequences of climate change are already here and are reflected in our changing weather patterns and in our physical well being (UCSUSA,2018). Global climate change… Continue Reading →

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