Latest Blogs

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.
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.
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. 
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.
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.