24 07, 2020

Consolidating rights and values should be at the heart of the recovery programme

By |2020-07-24T10:17:24+00:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: Citizens’ rights, Future of Europe, Migration & Identity, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , , |

Roundtable Special European Council (17/07/20, Bruxelles); Copyright: EU This article was first published in the Brussels Times. The European Council has agreed the next multi-annual financial framework but postponed a decision about how to make the new recovery funds conditional on respect for democracy, human rights and the [...]

13 07, 2020

Europe should never lose sight of the responsibility to protect

By |2020-07-13T12:32:55+00:00July 13th, 2020|Categories: Citizens’ rights, Europe, Migration & Identity, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: |

Photo credit: Michael Büker / CC BY-SA   This article was first published by Voxeurop Srebrenica is a small town in Europe, located in the easternmost part of Republika Srpksa in Bosnia Herzegovina near the border with Serbia. As the crow flies, it lies just about half way between [...]

23 06, 2020

Why are we taking down statues and what does this tell us about who we Europeans are?

By |2020-06-23T11:50:44+00:00June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Europe, Migration & Identity|Tags: , |

The explosion of rage that followed the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has created a domino effect with statues being toppled around the world including here in Europe.   Churchill’s statue on Parliament Square ended up in a makeshift wooden shed for protection. It was only released when Emmanuel [...]

21 04, 2020

European identity and the plague

By |2020-06-04T16:23:46+00:00April 21st, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Europe, Migration & Identity|Tags: , |

by Roger CasaleFounder, Secretary General & CEO, New Europeans 21st April 2020 “The plague was posting sentries at the gates and turning away ships bound for Oran.” Albert Camus, (1913-1960) “Human it is to have compassion on the unhappy”  Giovanni Boccaccio (1313 – 1375) Plague has been with us since ancient times. [...]

6 04, 2020

How is the Coronavirus likely to affect post Brexit immigration?

By |2020-06-04T16:52:04+00:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Brexit, Coronavirus, Europe, Migration & Identity|Tags: , , |

by Vicky PryceEconomist & Business Consultant; Board member at the Centre for Economic an Business Research and former Joint Head of the UK Government Economic Service 6th April 2020 I remember in a long past age – ok, just a couple of decades ago – how the family was gripped [...]

13 03, 2020

Because we are Europeans

By |2020-06-10T16:40:22+00:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: Brexit, Citizens’ rights, Europe, Future of Europe, Migration & Identity|Tags: , , , , |

by Roger CasaleFounder and Secretary-General, New Europeans 13th March 2020 If and when the UK re-joins the EU, it will do so not just for transactional reasons but because British people have understood that they are indeed Europeans. […]

10 02, 2017

Europe on the move: Workers, refugees and security

By |2020-05-04T14:50:22+00:00February 10th, 2017|Categories: 2017, Migration & Identity|Tags: , |

Joint event by the Federal Trust, Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation and Global Policy Institute Europe on the move: Workers, refugees and security 28th February 2017 Panellists: Professor Jo Shaw Salvesen Chair of European Institutions and Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh Professor Christian Dustmann Professor of [...]