Translated by Célia Courteix, proofread by Amel Attatfa On Wednesday 16th September 2020, Ursula von der Leyen – President of the European Commission – delivered her speech on the State of the European Union (SOTEU). For more than an hour, Ursula von der Leyen assessed one year of her presidency and stated the challenges and […]
Translated by Marie Peltomaki, proofread by Marine El Hajji Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Germany, will be holding the Presidency of the Council of the European Union during a six-month period, from 1 July to 31 December 2020. This year, the rotating presidency will be shared between Portugal and Slovenia. The German presidency of the […]
Translated by Lauren Valentine and proofread by Amel Attatfa Sustainable travel is a longstanding discussion topic for the European Union, particularly in relation to tourism. With this in mind, two projects for completely eco-friendly trips have emerged: The European Green Belt and Eurovelo. In 2019, the need for decisive action to promote a more sustainable […]
(Français) Le 20 décembre 2017, la Commission européenne déclenche l’article 7 du Traité de l’UE à l’égard de la Pologne marquant ainsi l’apogée de la crise entre la Pologne et l’Union Européenne (UE) . Néanmoins, les dernières élections européennes ayant lancé un nouveau cycle européen, il est légitime de s’interroger sur la stratégie qui sera adoptée par Bruxelles et Varsovie dans l’évolution de leurs rapports. Analyse.
TRANSLATION : GUÉRIC CARDET – REVISION : NATACHA PERRIN After the Maastricht Treaty, the conservative bourgeoisies of Europe were not worried. They understood that the successive treaties made it possible for them to establish their hold on the modalities and orientations regarding the construction of the European Union. The road was free at the time […]
Three months before the European elections, things are not that easy for the first party of the European Parliament. In the election campaign, Viktor Orbán’s Fidesz has been the subject of an exclusion procedure of the European People’s Party (EPP). A logical consequence given the provocations of the Fidesz towards his own European party, in […]
TRANSLATED BY ALISON ARLOW AND GRACE DEATKER Since March, the Brexit referendum has lead various British regions to rethink their relationship with England and the rest of Europe. Take the special case of Gibraltar. Even if 96% of voters were opposed to leaving the EU, their fate would still rest in the hands of London. […]