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11 01, 2022

Webinar: Time for a European Federation

By |2022-01-12T15:33:28+00:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: Europe, Federalism, Forthcoming Events, Future of Europe|Tags: , |

Wednesday, 26th January 2022 17.00 – 19.00 GMT Webinar on Zoom REGISTRATION   To mark the publication of a new book entitled "Time for a European Federation", the Federal Trust will be organising a webinar with the author, Yannis Karamitsios, presenting the book's argument. Speaker: Yannis Karamitsios is a legal [...]

17 12, 2021

Press Review: This Month in Europe (December 2021)

By |2021-12-17T14:04:34+00:00December 17th, 2021|Categories: Brexit Newsletter|Tags: |

In its monthly press review, the Federal Trust highlights some of the main events and developments of the preceding month across the European Union in the areas of ‘Monetary and Fiscal Policy’, ‘The Economy’, ‘Security and Defence’, ‘Technology and the Green New Deal’, ‘Politics’, ‘EU-UK Relations’ and ‘The EU Regulatory [...]

29 11, 2021

Webinar: Goldilocks Government – neither too big nor too small

By |2021-12-15T20:47:12+00:00November 29th, 2021|Categories: 2021, Other, UK|

14th December 2021 The 20th century saw governmental expenditure in the developed world grow from about 10% of GDP to somewhere between a third and half of GDP.  Now the pandemic, the climate crisis and ageing populations are creating the conditions for a fresh expansion. Or are they? At this webinar, [...]

22 11, 2021

Statement by Federal Trust about Re-joining Europe

By |2021-11-23T11:16:46+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Brexit, Council, Europe|Tags: |

For over 75 years, the Federal Trust has studied the interactions between regional, national, European, and global levels of government. It has nurtured a particular interest in the European Union and Britain’s place in it. We have warned that Brexit could seriously damage Britain’s prosperity and standing in the world. [...]

17 11, 2021

Webinar: Populism and demagogy in Europe – Causes, consequences and responses

By |2021-12-08T12:13:05+00:00November 17th, 2021|Categories: 2021, Brexit, Europe, Global|Tags: , , , , |

Joint event by The Federal Trust, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and Global Policy Institute 7th December 2021   A wave of populism has shaken Europe in recent years, expressed not only by political parties, but also by anti-globalisation movements and other mass movements. The experts on the panel examined the causes and consequences [...]

15 11, 2021

Webinar: A Citizens’ Senate – Towards Consensual Presidential Democracy

By |2021-12-01T14:39:15+00:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: 2021, Citizens’ rights, Future of Europe, UK|Tags: , , , , |

30th November 2021 How to move from adversarial democracy toward consensual democracy? At this event, Tony Czarnecki, author of the recent Federal Trust blog Citizens’ Senate – Towards Consensual Presidential Democracy, discussed his ideas on how to renew and invigorate the democratic system in the UK. He favours a system of merging [...]

3 11, 2021

Press Review: This Month in Europe (October 2021)

By |2021-12-17T12:55:15+00:00November 3rd, 2021|Categories: November 2021|Tags: , |

In its monthly press review, the Federal Trust highlights some of the main events and developments of the preceding month across the European Union in the areas of ‘Monetary and Fiscal Policy’, ‘The Economy’, ‘Security and Defence’, ‘Technology and the Green New Deal’, ‘Politics’, ‘EU-UK Relations’ and ‘The EU Regulatory [...]

30 09, 2021

VIDEO: British Musicians: Victims of Brexit?

By |2021-09-30T13:57:40+00:00September 30th, 2021|Categories: Brexit, Europe, Trade, Video|Tags: , , , , , , |

In this video, the musician and businessman Peter Cook discusses the implications of Brexit for British musicians touring in Europe with Federal Trust Director Brendan Donnelly. He fears that the new expenses and barriers imposed by Brexit will lead to fewer cultural and particularly musical exchanges between the UK and [...]

21 09, 2021

Press Review: This Month in Europe (September 2021)

By |2021-11-03T09:15:43+00:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: September 2021|Tags: |

In its monthly press review, the Federal Trust highlights some of the main events and developments of the preceding month across the European Union in the areas of ‘Monetary and Fiscal Policy’, ‘The Economy’, ‘Security and Defence’, ‘Technology and the Green New Deal’, ‘Politics’, ‘EU-UK Relations’ and ‘The EU Regulatory [...]

21 09, 2021

Levelling Up … Public Spending?

By |2021-09-21T12:13:33+00:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Devolution, Federalism, Federalism, Scotland, UK Devolution|Tags: , , , |

by Prof. Colin Talbot, Emeritus Professor of Government at the University of Manchester, and Dr. Carole Talbot, Research Associate, University of Cambridge   ‘Levelling Up’ is back in the headlines with the move of Michael Gove to what has now become the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities. One [...]

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