The Future of the EU27

Future of the EU27

7th December 2018

The Future Role of the European Court of Auditors in the EU27

President Klaus-Heiner Lehne argued that the European Court of Auditors must re-calibrate its position in the institutional system and embrace the required changes in order to future-proof itself.
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30th October 2018

Is the EU responsible for the rise of illiberal authoritarianism and the decline of democracy in Europe?

Professor Gráinne de Búrca asked what part, if any, the EU has played in the rise of illiberal authoritarianism and the weakening of national constitutional democracy.
2min
12th October 2018

The Future of the EU27 – A Slovak Perspective

In his keynote address to the Institute, Minister Lajčák outlined the key priorities of his government for the future of the European Union at 27 Member States.
1min
14th September 2018

President Juncker’s Vision for a Unified and Self-Reliant European Union

This blog looks at the proposals put forward in President Jean-Claude Juncker’s final State of the Union address and what they may mean for Ireland.
4min

EU Affairs

13th December 2018

Brexit Brief 54

Issue 54 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.
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12th December 2018

Launch of the Global Terrorism Index 2018: Global Trends in Terrorism

Serge Stroobants presented the Institute for Economics and Peace Global Terrorism Index 2018. Professor Andrew Silke, Chair in Terrorism, Risk and Resilience at the Cranfield Forensic Institute delivered the keynote address.
2min
12th December 2018

40 Years of European Parliament Direct Elections: An Election of Consequence

Pat Cox, former President of the European Parliament and IIEA Board Member, reflects on 40 years of direct elections to the European Parliament and looks ahead to the 2019 European elections.
1min
7th December 2018

Reinventing Europe – En Marche and the Liberals

This blog looks at the relationship between Emmanuel Macron’s En Marche and the European Alliance of Liberals and Democrats ahead of the 2019 European elections.
8min
6th December 2018

German Economic Policy: The Role of Demographics

In this policy brief, Brendan Keenan examines a general problem of understanding between Germany and its partners: that even when they agree that German prescriptions for their own countries have some merit, they disagree with Germany’s prescriptions for itself. The brief seeks to enhance understanding of the rationale behind Germany’s economic policy and the challenges it is currently facing, in particular demographic developments
1min

Brexit

28th November 2018

Brexit Brief 53

Issue 53 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
27th November 2018

Outcomes of the Special Brexit Summit and next steps

On Sunday, 25 November 2018, the European Council approved the text of the Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration. This blog outlines the outcomes of the Special Summit and examines the next steps in the Brexit process.
4min
22nd November 2018

Brexit can be stopped: here’s how

Hugo Dixon, Deputy Chair of the People’s Vote Campaign, presented the case for a referendum on the terms of the UK’s exit from the European Union.
1min
22nd November 2018

Ireland as a dispute resolution hub after Brexit

In his address to the IIEA, Chief Justice Frank Clarke explored the topic of Ireland as a hub for dispute resolution post-Brexit.
1min
20th November 2018

Brexit Brief Special Edition

The special edition of the IIEA Brexit Brief provides an update on the concluded text of the Withdrawal Agreement and its reception in the UK, Brussels and Ireland.
1min