The Future of the EU27

Future of the EU27

12th April 2018

The EU’s Way Forward – a View from Croatia

As Croatia approaches the fifth anniversary of its EU membership, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign and European Affairs Pejčinović Burić addressed the IIEA to outline Croatia’s view on the challenges and way forward for Europe.
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5th April 2018

IIEA Publication: Shaping social policy: what role for the EU?

In this paper, which is part of the Future of the EU27 Project, IIEA Senior Fellow Tony Brown examines two key questions for European social policy: “What challenges should our countries tackle together?” and “What added value can EU level instruments provide in this struggle?”
1min
9th March 2018

Thinking about the EU27: Expert Views from Across Europe

The IIEA hosted a panel discussion with senior analysts from leading EU think tanks to debate the proposed reforms for the EU, and discuss the perspectives from Poland, Spain and Austria.
2min
8th March 2018

IIEA Publication: The EU’s role in security and defence after Brexit

In this policy paper, Patrick Keatinge, Co-Chair of the IIEA’s Security and Defence Group and Professor Emeritus at Trinity College Dublin, explains the context of PESCO within the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy, and argues that it does not threaten Ireland’s policy of military neutrality.
1min

EU Affairs

16th March 2018

The German Government: Gridlock or Gamechanger?

There are high hopes for the next German government to provide impetus and leadership for European reform.
5min
12th March 2018

The EU-Turkey deal two years on – Humanity, Realism and the Asylum Debate in the EU

In his address to the IIEA, Gerald Knaus argued that an effective EU policy on borders and asylum is possible, but the first step is a serious debate on what has worked and what has failed.
1min

Brexit

20th April 2018

Brexit Brief 38

Issue 38 of the IIEA Brexit Brief notes the current state of play in the Brexit talks and collates relevant news from Ireland, the UK and the rest of the EU.
1min
28th March 2018

Brexit Brief 37

Issue 37 of the IIEA Brexit Brief notes the current state of play in the Brexit talks and collates relevant news from Ireland, the UK and the rest of the EU.
1min
2nd March 2018

Brexit: Where are we going? The Future of Europe

In the final entry in the IIEA’s February 2018 Brexit Status Report series, IIEA Senior Fellow Tony Brown notes that while Brexit is of critical importance to Ireland, the wider debate over the future of Europe is beginning to take precedence.
8min
23rd February 2018

Brexit: Where are we going? – Transition… or Extension?

In this abridged version of his recent IIEA paper, which can be read in full here, Former Taoiseach John Bruton argues that the two-year period for negotiating Brexit can, and should, be extended. This article is Part Seven of the IIEA’s February 2018 Brexit Status Report series.
10min
23rd February 2018

Brexit Brief 36

Issue 36 of the IIEA Brexit Brief notes the current state of play in the Brexit talks and collates relevant news from Ireland, the UK and the rest of the EU.
1min