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Future of the EU27

18th October 2019

EU27 Bulletin 14 – 18 October

This is the seventh in a series of updates outlining key developments which have taken place across the EU institutions. Each week, the EU27 Bulletin will update you on institutional proposals, major policy speeches by EU leaders and decisions adopted by EU institutions. We also look ahead to what developments may emerge over the coming week.
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17th October 2019

Key Hearings at the European Parliament

This series of briefings on the hearings of the Commissioners proposed to the European Parliament by Ursula von der Leyen, analyses the performance of a number of key candidates and identifies their most important policy priorities. These priorities reflect to varying degrees the original mandate issued by President-elect von der Leyen. It also evaluates the relevance of these priorities for Ireland.
1min
11th October 2019

EU27 Bulletin 7 Oct – 11 Oct

This is the sixth in a series of updates outlining key developments which have taken place across the EU institutions. Each week, the EU27 Bulletin will update you on institutional proposals, major policy speeches by EU leaders and decisions adopted by EU institutions. We also look ahead to what developments may emerge over the coming week.
1min
4th October 2019

EU27 Bulletin 30 September – 4 October

This is the fifth in a series of updates outlining key developments which have taken place across the EU institutions. Each week, the EU27 Bulletin will update you on institutional proposals, major policy speeches by EU leaders and decisions adopted by EU institutions. We also look ahead to what developments may emerge over the coming week.
1min

EU Affairs

8th October 2019

European Defence: The Challenge of Strategic Autonomy

In her keynote address, Ms Conway-Mouret, discusses her joint report on behalf of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Armed Forces Committee, which examines the multifaceted development of European defence.
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8th October 2019

The Challenge of Multilateralism

Tony Brown describes the challenge posed by the presumption of power over a rules-based international legal system and highlights recent calls to update the current multinational order.
11min
3rd October 2019

John Bruton addresses IIEA Brussels

IIEA board member and former Taoiseach, John Bruton, addressed the IIEA Brussels on Monday, 30 September 2019.
1min
25th September 2019

The Resilience of 1325: Women, Peace and Security

Rose Gottemoeller, Deputy Secretary General of NATO delivers a keynote address on Women, Peace and Security and NATO’s integrative approach to promote gender equality across the Alliance.
1min
10th September 2019

Macron’s Balancing Act in Europe

This brief provides an overview of France’s influence on the selection of the heads of the EU institutions and future thematic focus, in respect of developments within the EU since the European elections took place on 23-26 May 2019. It also assesses recent developments in Franco-Irish relations during this period. Further afield, the brief reviews President Macron’s broader strategy on foreign policy at the G7 Summit and annual Conference of Ambassadors.
1min

Brexit

15th October 2019

Brexit: Are we in the end game now?

Lord David Hannay takes stock of the current situation in the UK, question whether Brexit is approaching a conclusion, and reflect on the different routes to a resolution.
1min
9th October 2019

Brexit Brief 72

Issue 72 of the Brexit Brief notes the current state of play in the Brexit debate and collates relevant news from Ireland, the UK and the rest of the EU.
1min
27th September 2019

The UK Supreme Court ruling: what does it mean for Brexit?

This blog examines the Supreme Court ruling that the Prime Minister’s decision to advise the Queen to prorogue the UK Parliament was unlawful. It also discusses the consequences and next steps ahead of the 31 October Brexit deadline.
9min
25th September 2019

Brexit Brief 71

Issue 71 of the Brexit Brief notes the current state of play in the Brexit debate and collates relevant news from Ireland, the UK and the rest of the EU.
1min
18th September 2019

The Impact of Brexit on UK Politics

Adam Boulton considers both the current and long-term implications of Brexit for UK politics in light of the national divisions emerging through the withdrawal process.
1min