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15th April 2021

Beyond Borissov? The Possible Implications of the Bulgarian Parliamentary Election for the EU and Ireland.

This blog outlines the background context to the Bulgarian parliamentary elections, held on Sunday, 4 April 2021, the results, and their possible implications for the EU and Ireland.
7min
8th April 2021

The European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan

This new blog by Senior Fellow, Tony Brown, examines the European Commission’s Action Plan for implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights
5min
31st March 2021

Completing the Banking Union: Next Steps and Challenges Ahead

In her address to the IIEA, Isabelle Vaillant, Director of Prudential Regulation and Supervisory Policy at the European Banking Authority (EBA), discussed progress to date towards completion of the Banking Union and outlined possible measures to strengthen the Banking Union framework.
13min
24th March 2021

What are the implications of the Dutch parliamentary election results for Ireland and the EU?

This blog outlines the background context to the recent Dutch parliamentary elections, held from 15-17 March 2021, the preliminary results, and their possible implications for the EU and Ireland.
7min
12th February 2021

Reforming the European Stability Mechanism (ESM): Implications for Financial Stability and Resilience

This blog discusses some of the key themes of Klaus Regling’s address to the IIEA on 3 February 2021, on the topic of the reform of the ESM Treaty.
9min