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17 09, 2021

WEBINAR: “Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi: A forgotten Father of Europe?”

By |2021-10-08T13:45:41+00:00September 17th, 2021|Categories: 2021, Europe, Federalism, Video|

7th October 2021 The former Director of the Federal Trust, Dr Martyn Bond, discussed his most recent book “Hitler’s Cosmopolitan Bastard”, a biography of Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi. Coudenhove-Kalergi (RCK) was a central figure in the history of European integration before and after the Second World War, arguing for a united [...]

10 09, 2021

EVENT: Climate Change: European responses to a global challenge

By |2021-11-09T18:30:30+00:00September 10th, 2021|Categories: 2021, Brexit, Climate Change, Europe, Video|Tags: , , , |

Joint event by the Federal Trust with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and Global Policy Institute 12th October 2021 The COP26 meeting, hosted by the UK in November, will turn the spotlight on the global challenge of tackling climate change. At our webinar, our expert panel discussed the public policy responses to this challenge [...]

23 07, 2021

Webinar Video: British Business Banking – The Failure of Finance Provision for SMEs

By |2021-07-23T12:04:51+00:00July 23rd, 2021|Categories: 2021, Europe, UK, Video|Tags: , , , , |

At this webinar on 21st July 2021, Dr Michael Lloyd, Associate Director and Senior Research Fellow at the Global Policy Institute, discussed the findings and proposals contained in his recently published book “British Business Banking - The Failure of Finance Provision for SMEs”, published in April 2021 by Agenda Publishing. [...]

7 07, 2021

Book launch: British Business Banking – The Failure of Finance Provision for SMEs

By |2021-07-21T14:58:31+00:00July 7th, 2021|Categories: 2021, UK|Tags: , , , |

21st July 2021 The recording of this webinar will be available shortly. At this webinar, Dr Michael Lloyd, Associate Director and Senior Research Fellow at the Global Policy Institute, discussed the findings and proposals contained in his recently published book “British Business Banking - The Failure of Finance Provision for [...]

10 06, 2021

The future of the multilateral, rule-based international order

By |2021-06-25T11:03:32+00:00June 10th, 2021|Categories: 2021, EU Policies & Institutions, Europe, Foreign Policy & Defence, Global|Tags: , , , , , , |

Held on 22nd June 2021 Jointly organised by The Federal Trust, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and Global Policy Institute   75 years after the multilateral international order was established through the foundation of the United Nations, it is now facing major challenges. Under attack from unilateralist leaders such as Donald Trump, and faced [...]

11 05, 2021

Webinar: Covid-19 and centralism in British Government

By |2021-06-22T12:20:25+00:00May 11th, 2021|Categories: 2021, Federalism, UK, Video|Tags: , |

This was the second event in our new series of webinars on "Federal Futures?", discussing how the UK’s various tiers of government coped, and co-ordinated, during the pandemic. SPEAKERS: Dr Janice Morphet Visiting Professor, The Bartlett School of Planning, UCL Author of "The Impact of COVID-19 on Devolution" (30% discount [...]

7 05, 2021

Webinar: Federal Futures – Administration Matters?

By |2021-06-22T12:32:29+00:00May 7th, 2021|Categories: 2021, Devolution, Federalism, Scotland, UK Constitution|Tags: , , , , |

ADMINISTRATION MATTERS? 19 May 2021 At this first event of our new series of webinars on "Federal Futures?" we discussed the changing structures and issues for governments and general public administration in, and between, England, Scotland and Wales.   Speakers: ON WALES Dr Catherine Farrell, Cardiff University ON SCOTLAND Dr [...]

19 02, 2021

Event: Defence and security in Europe – Biden and Brexit as new parameters

By |2021-03-10T10:22:31+00:00February 19th, 2021|Categories: 2021, Brexit, EU Policies & Institutions, Foreign Policy & Defence|Tags: , , , |

Joint event by the Federal Trust, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and Global Policy Institute 9th March 2021   The two pillars on which the European defence and security framework rests have been shaken in recent years: The commitment to the transatlantic alliance of NATO has been challenged during the Trump administration, while Brexit [...]

2 12, 2020

Event: Where are we on the Brexit roundabout?

By |2020-12-23T17:08:31+00:00December 2nd, 2020|Categories: 2020, Brexit|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

17th December 2020 "Deal" or "No Deal"? A fortnight before the transition period comes to an end, there will be plenty to discuss on the topic of Brexit, in whichever situation the UK will find itself in. At this event our speakers took stock and offered their views and commentary [...]

25 11, 2020

Can the EU function as a democracy without forming a state?

By |2021-11-09T18:34:52+00:00November 25th, 2020|Categories: 2020, EU Policies & Institutions, Europe, Federalism, Future of Europe|Tags: , , , , , |

4th December 2020 19.30 - 21.00 Part of the joint Reflections on the Future of Europe series with New Europeans At this online discussion, Jaap Hoeksma asked "Can the EU be a democratic union of states and people at the same time?" Read his essay here: Replacing the Westphalian system – [...]

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