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integration

Bosnia and Herzegovina on the path towards the European Union

In the early 90s, while many European countries were rising on their path towards prosperity, Bosnia was in the state of war. The result of the 4 years long war were the Dayton Peace Accords signed in November 1995. By… Continue Reading →

Democracy in the Baltic States: Achievements and Unused Opportunities

Algimants Kontauts, EST Ambassador to Latvia, graduated from the University of Latvia in International Economic Relations.  After living, studying, working and doing business in more than 30 countries, he is currently enrolled in the European Studies Master Program at the… Continue Reading →

Event Report: The Need for Youth Political Involvement in the Baltic States

By Algimants Kontauts, EST Ambassador to Latvia.  Algimants graduated from the University of Latvia in International Economic Relations. After living, studying, working and doing business in more than 30 countries, he is currently enrolled in the European Studies Master Program… Continue Reading →

The Hungarian Controversy

by Timea Viragh. Originally published on 2014/04/11 Nowadays, many people in Hungary are against the European Union. While in 2004, when Hungary joined the EU, 45% of its population thought that EU membership would be beneficial for the country, in… Continue Reading →

Jeroen Dijsselbloem’s lecture on community sense in Europe: “We (Europeans) have more in common than we think”

Originally published on 2013/12/13 On November 20th 2013, Dutch Finance Minister and President of the Eurogroup, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, conducted a lecture organized by the House of Europe (sometimes referred to as ‘the voice of Europe in the Netherlands’). The lecture… Continue Reading →

The nothern bloc is less solid than it seems

by Foivos Karzis. Originally published on 2013/06/04  The undoing of Greek bondholders and Cypriot depositors saw the emergence of a new factor at the European negotiating tables: a consistent northern bloc of countries aligned with German views on the need… Continue Reading →

The future of Europe from an Italian perspective

By Styliani Kampani. Originally published on 2013/02/19 One of the founding members of the EU, Italy, is going to elections by the end of this month and the current debate is fierce. After 14 months of technocratic-ruling administration, the Italians… Continue Reading →

Martin Schulz: “Whatever is good for Europe is good for Germany”

By Styliani Kampani. Originally published on 2012/11/21 9th of November: a historical day for Germany signaling the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the beginning of a whole new era. On this symbolic day and thanks to the “European Speech” project… Continue Reading →

The Centripetal Theory of Governance: A Borderless Union

By Tevfik Murat Yildirim. Originally published on 2012/11/05 Many articles have been written from different sources on the European crisis and its origins, but most of them base their arguments on personal standpoints derived from financial news and officials’ speeches…. Continue Reading →

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