The Future of the EU27

Future of the EU27

7th November 2018

The Future of European Defence Cooperation

In his address, Dr Lindstrom argued that European defence cooperation made substantial strides over the past two years, including advances in Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO), the Coordinated Annual Review on Defence (CARD), and the establishment of a European Defence Fund (EDF).
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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

16th November 2018

German-Russian Relations: Practice and Prospects

In this paper, Pádraig Murphy, Chair of the IIEA Foreign Policy Group and Member of the IIEA Germany Gorup, explores the complex relationship between Germany and Russia. The paper examines Germany’s changing approach to Russia since the foundation of the Federal Republic and analyses key issues impacting this relationship, including Russia’s annexation of the Crimea; Donald Trump’s Presidency; Syria; and Nord Stream 2.
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14th November 2018

National Populism: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy

In his address, Professor Goodwin drew on analysis from his latest book outlining what lies behind the rise of these movements and what is likely to happen next in many democracies across the West.
2min
14th November 2018

The Future of EU Foreign Policy

Stefan Lehne gave a critical analysis of the foreign policy instruments of the EU established in the Lisbon Treaty and their efficacy in the current international climate.
1min
13th November 2018

Defending the EU’s Values

In her address to the Institute, Ms Sargentini discussed the role of the European Parliament in the defence of the European Union’s values.
1min
30th October 2018

President Trump’s Ambivalence Towards NATO and its Implications for European Security 

The election of President Trump has cast considerable doubt on the traditional dynamics of transatlantic relations, in particular on US NATO membership. Ms Dempsey discussed the implications for European security.
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Brexit

13th November 2018

Brexit Brief 52

Issue 50 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
18th October 2018

Brexit from a Welsh Perspective

In his address to the IIEA, Geraint Talfan Davies gave a Welsh perspective on Brexit, including a discussion of the issues arising from Brexit for devolved powers, and an analysis of the rationale behind the Welsh leave vote.
1min
17th October 2018

Brexit Brief 50

Issue 50 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
8th October 2018

The Impact of Brexit on the European Asset Management Industry

Executive Director Ross discussed the threat of a ‘race to the bottom’ post-Brexit, and outlined the role ESMA is playing in averting this.
1min
4th October 2018

Brexit Brief 49

Issue 49 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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