Posts Tagged ‘Migration’

Ideas Monitor #33/2017

This week's public debate focuses on German elections, Macron's vision of the EU integration project and the post-Brexit migratory policies of the UK Government....

Political Briefing #85/2016

In the Eurogroup meeting EU Finance ministers moved forward on crucial fronts as the situation of the Greek economy. In other news, intra-EU migration flows make the headlines across Europe, while the...

Political Briefing #81/2016

The President of the ECB Mario Draghi visited the German Bundestag to defend the ECB’s low interest rate policy, while the possibility of a collapse of the Deutsche Bank is worrisome both in Germany...

Political Briefing #69/2016

“We will not be blackmailed into accepting visa liberalisation by an increasingly autocratic regime in Ankara.” (Knut Fleckenstein, Vice-President of the S&D group in the European Parliament)...

Ideas Monitor #27/2016

This week, Ideas Monitor focuses on what is happening after the Brexit referendum, the problems of globalization, and the European economy....

Political Briefing #54/2016

"Is it in London's interest for me to hold grudges? Is it in London's interests for the mayor of London to be at permanent war with the Conservative prime minister?" (Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, as h...

Political Briefing #22/2016

“In leaving, there is some uncertainty and unless every country agrees unanimously to extend that two-year deadline (following a ‘no-to-stay’ vote) it means that after two years, if things are n...

Searching for European society

Is there such a thing as a European society? Based on a four-country survey, Gerhards and Lengfeld respond affirmatively. Despite some methodological shortcomings, this is a solid and original contrib...

Political Briefing #36/2017

After Macron’s victory, the governance of the Eurozone is under the spotlight, while the management of migration flows continues to be one of the main concerns of politicians and institutions across...

Political Briefing #84/2016

The Greek bail-out negotiations are back under the spotlight. In other news, the Brexit debate continues to make the headlines in the UK and across Europe....

Political Briefing #21/2016

“From a political perspective, Brexit would be the demonstration that if you have an anti-European programme you can implement that programme, (…) It would be a message sent to many anti-European ...

Political Briefing #58/2017

Brexit continues to be the one of the main concerns of the British and European political class. In other news, the constitutional crisis in Poland makes the headlines in Warsaw and Brussels....

Political Briefing #15/2017

As Brexit moves ahead, the chances for a new Scottish independence referendum are increasing. In other news: the Dutch and German electoral campaigns, the EU workers circulation and the refugee crisis...

Political Briefing #83/2016

European mainstream parties and institutions are close to coming apart at the seams because of the rise of radical and populist forces. The refugee crisis remains one of the most pressing issues in Eu...

Political Briefing #76/2016

The politics of austerity is back in the spotlight, while the post-Brexit referendum scenario remains one of the main concerns of European politicians....

Political Briefing #65/2016

“The Eurozone needs more solidarity and a greater boost [...] We will not make this happen through mere coordination. We need more integration concerning fiscal and social policy and an investment p...

Brexit: Assessing scenarios

What are the political and institutional implications of the “new settlement for the UK in the EU”? And what could happen if, in the end, the UK decides to leave the Union?...

Political Briefing #82/2016

Brexit continues to be one of the foremost topics in the European political debate, while the refugee crisis continues to be a very divisive issue among EU member states....

Political Briefing #75/2016

The refugee crisis remains one of the most pressing issues for many governments across Europe, while the Brexit debate continues to make the headlines in the UK and many other European Countries....

Political Briefing #56/2016

“It’s not migrants that undercut wages, but unscrupulous employers that do so. Migrant workers are often the victims of some of the worst exploitation (...) We cannot and should not want to close ...

Political briefing #2/2015

“Until the end of June, beginning of July we had the negotiations with the Greek government (…) It was a crucial test for us and the eurozone as a whole. In the end our finance minister played a d...