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

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.
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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
5th December 2018

New Developments in European Security and Defence Cooperation

Pedro Serrano reflected on recent developments in European security and defence and provided a future perspective on European defence cooperation and partnership.
1min
3rd December 2018

The Rise of Anti-Establishment Parties: The Five Star Revolution

In her address, Dr Ferrara discussed the history and the rise to the power of the Five Star Movement, a new grouping which became the largest political party in Italy in the March 2018 elections.
2min
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

Brexit

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
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
2nd November 2018

Brexit Brief 51

Issue 51 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