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The Future of the EU27

Future of the EU27

5th June 2020

EU27 Bulletin 25 May – 5 June 2020

The IIEA’s EU27 Bulletin brings you the key developments from across the EU institutions on a fortnightly basis. Each bulletin follows developments in the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council, respectively. We also look ahead to what developments may emerge over the coming weeks.
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5th June 2020

Sweden’s Values-Based Approach to Domestic and Foreign Policy

Minister Linde explored the Swedish response to the coronavirus pandemic, the implications of the crisis for gender equality issues, and the significance of Sweden’s feminist foreign policy.
1min
29th May 2020

The COVID Crisis and Gender Equality

Chair of the European Parliament Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality, Evelyn Regner MEP, reflected on the particular impact of the COVID-19 crisis on women and on the longer-term gender equality issues the EU will face in its recovery.
1min
25th May 2020

The German EU Presidency: Changing Priorities in Challenging Times

Michael Roth discussed the priorities of the German Presidency of the Council of the EU and reflected on the twin goals of repairing the EU’s economy and strengthening solidarity between its Member States.
1min

EU Affairs

9th July 2020

Macron’s Health Check for European Sovereignty

This briefing outlines the French vision for European sovereignty and examines how the pandemic has prompted further discussion in Europe’s recovery post-COVID-19 on the proposal to transfer competences for health to the EU. Furthermore, it will also illustrate how the Commission’s response during the pandemic has provided a possible framework for further action on health at EU-level, although this view is not uncontested.
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2nd July 2020

WEBINAR: France and the Future of Innovation in Europe

Gilles Babinet will offer his perspective on the future of innovation in Europe and discuss how to develop a dynamic digital ecosystem.
1min
2nd July 2020

The Opening of Ireland’s Accession Negotiations: Fifty Years On

In this blog, Noel Fahey discusses the opening of Ireland’s EC accession negotiations in 1970, and highlights a number of issues from those early discussions that remain pertinent to this day.
9min
1st July 2020

Together for Europe’s Recovery: The Key Priorities of the German Presidency of the Council of the EU

On 1 July 2020, Germany assumed the rotating Presidency of the EU Council against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. This briefing examines what we can expect over the next six months.
1min
18th June 2020

The Multilateral Order Post-Covid: Expert Voices

IIEA Expert Voices brings together expert insights from around the world to provide concise, digestible answers to key questions in EU and global politics.
1min

Brexit

21st July 2020

Brexit Brief 92

Issue 92 of the Brexit Brief notes the current state of play in the EU-UK negotiations on the future relationship between the EU and the UK. 
2min
14th July 2020

Brexit Brief 91A

Issue 91A of the Brexit Brief notes the current state of play in the EU-UK negotiations on the future relationship between the EU and the UK
1min
8th July 2020

Brexit Brief 91

Issue 91 of the Brexit Brief notes the current state of play in the EU-UK negotiations on the future relationship between the EU and the UK
1min
26th June 2020

Brexit Brief 90

Issue 90 of the Brexit Brief notes the current state of play in the EU-UK negotiations on the future relationship between the EU and the UK. 
1min
19th June 2020

The ‘level playing field’ and the future relationship between the UK and EU

This briefing will outline the opening positions of the two Parties as they currently stand and highlight areas of broad agreement and divergence, looking ahead to a negotiation of ambitious scale which will take place in a time of global change and uncertainty.
1min