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27 05, 2020

Europe’s finest hour or its swansong?

By |2020-06-04T15:47:02+00:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Future of Europe, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , |

by Corrado Pirzio-BiroliExecutive Chairman of the Rural Investment Support for Europe (RISE) Foundation and former European commission official 8th May 2020 This article was first published by Friends of Europe As Jacques Delors recently said, the European project faces a mortal danger. Pascal Lamy called it Europe’s “épreuve de vérité”. [...]

15 05, 2020

70th Anniversary of the “Schuman Declaration” and the launching of European Union

By |2020-06-04T15:48:58+00:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: Future of Europe, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , |

by Dr Alan HickDr Hick is a Director of New Europeans (Europe) and a former senior official at the European Economic and Social Committee 2nd May 2020 This article has been reproduced with kind permission from New Europeans On 9 May 1950, just five years after the end of the [...]

21 04, 2020

Tribute to Aneurin (Nye) Hughes

By |2020-06-04T16:20:51+00:00April 21st, 2020|Categories: Europe, Tribute, Views from the Federal Trust|

by Hywel Ceri JonesFormer Director General in the European Commission; Founder of the Erasmus programme and former Chair of the European Policy Centre and the European Network of Foundations. 4th April 2020 As for many others, this devastating global pandemic has cruelly prevented my wife Morwenna and myself from being [...]

8 04, 2020

Discovering society in a global age

By |2020-06-04T16:31:52+00:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Global, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , |

by Professor Sam Whimster Deputy Director of the Global Policy Institute London and Editor of Max Weber Studies. 23rd March 2020 This article was first published by Discover Society As different countries take measures to combat the Covid-19 pandemic, much is being revealed about the nature of different forms of [...]

8 04, 2020

Improving EU-India Understanding on Russia

By |2020-06-04T16:36:04+00:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: EU-India Think Tank Twinning, Europe, Reports & Policy Briefs|Tags: , , |

March 2020 Authors: Prof. Gulshan Sachdeva,Jean Monnet Chair and Director, Europe Area Studies Programme, JNU, New Delhi, India Karine Lisbonne de VergeronAssociate Director, The Global Policy Institute This paper is the final publication of Phase 3 of the EU-India Think Tanks Twinning Initiative (follow the link for further information and [...]

6 04, 2020

Putin’s viruses attack the European Union

By |2020-06-04T16:45:09+00:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, EU Policies & Institutions, Global, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , , |

by Olivier VédrinePolitical scientist and TV anchor on Ukrainian television; Board member, New Europeans 6th April 2020 Russia exploits the coronavirus crisis in order to weaken the EU. Russia’s humanitarian intervention in Italy, a show of force, is combined with a sustained disinformation and destabilization campaign. Vladimir Putin is determined [...]

26 03, 2020

Schuman vs Schumann

By |2020-06-10T15:10:21+00:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: Europe, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , |

by John LeechCouncil Member, The Federal Trust 24th March 2020 This article is a response to the talk held by Miha Pogačnik, Ambassador of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia at an event in London on 3rd March 2020. Watch the talk here: https://vimeo.com/395941393 AN EVENING WITH MIHA POGACNIK served [...]

28 02, 2020

An evening with Miha Pogačnik – #EuropeFutureFringe

By |2020-06-12T14:23:44+00:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: 2020, Federalism, Future of Europe|Tags: , |

 2nd March 2020 Event by New Europeans, Sustensis and The Federal Trust https://vimeo.com/395932651 Brendan Donnelly, Director, The Federal Trust https://vimeo.com/395935656 Tony Czarnecki, Sustensis and New Europeans https://vimeo.com/395941393 Miha Pogacnik, Ambassador of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia SPEAKERS European DemocracyBrendan Donnelly, Director, The Federal Trust Citizens’ Assemblies and democratic reformsTony Czarnecki, New Europeans London [...]

28 02, 2020

Brexit Futures – Preparing to change the game

By |2020-06-23T15:51:36+00:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: Brexit, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , , , |

by Peter CookBusiness and organisation consultant; Author of "Let's Talk about Brex..it"@AcademyofRock 28th February 2020 Brexit will unravel of its own contradictions.  I believe this will be sooner rather than later.  Brexit’s implosion will come from either what I call external socio-economic, political, environmental shocks or "internal combustion", due to [...]

14 02, 2020

Scotland’s Shifting Politics in the Face of Brexit

By |2020-06-23T15:55:45+00:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Devolution, Europe, Scotland, UK Constitution, UK Devolution|Tags: , , , , |

by Dr Kirsty HughesDirector, Scottish Centre on European Relations 12th February 2019 Brexit day has come and gone. There were Saltires, EU flags and crowds at the Scottish parliament. But while everything changed as the UK left the EU, is it, for now, the case that nothing has changed in [...]