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The Visegrád group: Voice of the Central Europe?

The Visegrád group is a cultural and political union of 4 countries: The Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. All those countries are located in the Central European region and it is exactly this geographic character that gave them a... Continue Reading →

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Will the EU stand with CEU?- Dilemma between Pragmatism and Values

  Nowadays, when pondering the fate of the EU, one of the questions that arises is whether the EU is to continue fighting for the values it is founded on, or whether it is to focus more on pragmatic behaviour,... Continue Reading →

Momentum – The past and future of a movement

  In the past few weeks the Momentum political movement has risen from its unborn ashes to resist against the establishment's idea of social prosperity: The 2024 Olympic Games. Within a few weeks they collected over 266 thousand (counting is... Continue Reading →

EU FOREIGN POLICY: A NORMATIVE POWER IN THE AGE OF REALISM

    This article is a part of research activities of the EU Foreign Policy Research Group. The European Union is unlike any other entity, a 'trendsetter' in the areas of economy, domestic politics and international affairs. Functioning as a... Continue Reading →

A Brit’s Post-Brexit Relationship with the EU

  I voted for Remain on 23rd June. I voted for freedom of movement. I voted for European solidarity and cooperation. I voted for my European future. I voted for my European Union citizenship. I voted with conviction and I... Continue Reading →

Young generation = pro-Europe, Old generation=anti-Europe?

It might be the opposite! The result of the Brexit referendum made it crystal clear: Whilst the majority of young people voted for Britain to remain in the EU, the majority of older people decided to withdrawal. Many young Brits... Continue Reading →

The Disunited Union

Is a common way still possible? "I told you that there is not enough Europe in this Union. And that there is not enough Union in this Union. […] But never before have I seen such little common ground between our... Continue Reading →

Why Brexit is not the Beginning and not the End of Euroscepticism

By Wiebke Junge, MSc. Candidate in EU Politics at the European Institute at LSE. Jean-Claude Juncker did not even comment on the question whether the Brexit vote will mean the end of the EU. At the first press conference after the... Continue Reading →

‘Better together?’: Why the EU should understand ‘Brexit’ as a virtue, not a vice

By Johannes Tropper, EST Ambassador to Austria.  Prime Minister of the UK and head of the Conservative Party David Cameron promised the British electorate to hold a referendum on British membership in the EU. Months of negotiations concluded with a... Continue Reading →

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