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7th January 2019

Brexit Brief 55

Issue 55 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
17th December 2018

Germany’s New AI Strategy

This brief charts the ways in which German Artificial Intelligence (AI) policy has been prioritised by Angela Merkel since the 2017 Federal Elections, drawing in particular on the AI Strategy of the Federal Government, which was approved by the cabinet on 16 November 2018 and which was presented at the 2018 Digital Summit in Nuremberg on 4 December 2018.
1min
13th December 2018

Brexit Brief 54

Issue 54 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
12th December 2018

40 Years of European Parliament Direct Elections: An Election of Consequence

Pat Cox, former President of the European Parliament and IIEA Board Member, reflects on 40 years of direct elections to the European Parliament and looks ahead to the 2019 European elections.
1min
12th December 2018

President Macron’s European Gamble

“Europe would benefit from a political overhaul” were the words of French President Emmanuel Macron on 13 February 2018 at a press conference at the Élysée Palace. With the European Parliament elections due to take place over three days from 23-26 May 2019, it has become clear that President Macron is indeed actively driving such a European political overhaul himself by extending the En Marche! movement to the European Parliament.
6min