The Rule of law: what about Poland and Hungary?

Traslated by Marine El Hajji In its first report published on the 30th of September 2020, the European Commission presents an overview of the current rule of law situation in European countries. The report is divided into several chapters: the first one, covering all European countries, is a synthesis of the general rule of law […]

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New strain of COVID-19: the virus is spreading

Translated by Margot Daniele, proofread by Célia Courteix In numerous European countries, contamination cases by the new coronavirus strain, identified in the United Kingdom, were detected. However, following the discovery of this new strain, many European countries had decided to temporarily suspend trips coming from the United Kingdom. A new variant and questions The British […]

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The European Union: State of the European Union 2020 Address, Ursula von der Leyen

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 […]

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The European Union: The challenges facing the German presidency of the Council of the European Union

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 […]

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Sustainable tourism: The EU’s actions

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 […]

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Is Poland Eurosceptic ?

(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.

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Europe : the solution which became the problem

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 […]

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Viktor Orbán: political divorce in the European Parliament

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 […]

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