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    Visa liberalisation for Ukraine [Plenary Podcast]
    Mar30

    Visa liberalisation for Ukraine [Plenary Podcast]

    Written by Anita Orav, © Julydfg / Fotolia Building on its Visa Liberalisation Dialogues, the European Commission is proposing to waive visa requirements for 45 million Ukrainian citizens. In parallel, the European Union (EU) has revised its visa suspension mechanism, reinforcing safeguards to apply to all visa liberalisation agreements....

    How the EU budget is spent: Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace
    Mar13

    How the EU budget is spent: Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace

    Written by Alina Dobreva with Philipp Wegner, © johndwilliams / Fotolia The EU contributes to the prevention of emerging crises and to an effective response to existing ones through the Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP), launched in 2014. The instrument provides funds for conflict prevention, ensuring capacity and preparedness...

    Countering hybrid threats: EU-NATO cooperation [Policy Podcast]
    Mar09

    Countering hybrid threats: EU-NATO cooperation [Policy Podcast]

    Written by Patryk Pawlak, © luzitanija / Fotolia The concept of hybrid threat has gained traction in relation to Russia’s actions in Ukraine and the ISIL/Da’esh campaigns going far beyond Syria and Iraq. Faced with this constantly evolving challenge, the European Union and NATO have taken several steps to strengthen their respective...

    Gender equality: EU challenges and policies [What Think Tanks are thinking]
    Mar03

    Gender equality: EU challenges and policies [What Think Tanks are thinking]

    Written by Marcin Grajewski, © Delphotostock / Fotolia Equality between women and men is one of the European Union’s founding values. Under the “Strategic engagement for gender equality 2016-2019” policy plan, the EU seeks to increase female labour-market participation, reduce the gender pay gap, promote equality between women and men in...

    Ten issues to watch in 2017
    Jan27

    Ten issues to watch in 2017

    Written by Etienne Bassot, © WavebreakmediaMicro, chainat, AR Pictures, retrostar, Andrei Korzhyts, anjokan, VRD, psdesign1, Peter Hermes Furian, Tupungato, hurca.com, rochagneux / Fotolia This is the first edition of a new EPRS publication designed to identify key issues and policy areas that are likely to feature prominently on the agenda of...

    12 Graphs: Three decades later – the state of nuclear power
    Dec27

    12 Graphs: Three decades later – the state of nuclear power

    Written by Clare Ferguson, Thirty years ago, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster released radioactive material over much of Europe. Following the accident, some 600 000 people took part in the containment operations and around 350 000 people were displaced. Accidents like Chernobyl, and the more recent disaster at Fukushima Daiichi, have...

    12 Graphs: Two strategic partners – EU and NATO defence cooperation
    Dec26

    12 Graphs: Two strategic partners – EU and NATO defence cooperation

    Written by Clare Ferguson, We will remember 2016 as a tumultuous year worldwide, a 12-month period of vicious conflicts and political upheaval that will have long-lasting consequences is coming to an end. The resulting insecurity and uncertainty as to the foreign policy intentions of major world powers means that the EU strategic partnership with...

    La Politique européenne de voisinage
    Dec22

    La Politique européenne de voisinage

    Écrit par Philippe Perchoc © ismailgazel / Fotolia Depuis 2004, la Politique européenne de voisinage instaure un cadre général pour les relations de l’UE avec ses 16 États voisins les plus proches géographiquement. Ce cadre offre une coopération renforcée et un accès au marché européen par le biais de plans d’actions bilatéraux...

    Outcome of the European Council of 15 December 2016
    Dec22

    Outcome of the European Council of 15 December 2016

    Written by Ralf Drachenberg and Suzana Anghel, Shutterstock As flagged up in the EPRS Outlook for the European Council on 15 December 2016, this European Council meeting concentrated on migration and internal and external security, as well as economic and social development. As events unfolded, EU leaders discussed external relations at greater...

    Outlook for the 15 December 2016 European Council
    Dec14

    Outlook for the 15 December 2016 European Council

    Written by Ralf Drachenberg and Susanna Tenhunen, koya979 / Shutterstock.com At their 15 December 2016 European Council meeting, EU Leaders will mainly discuss migration, and internal and external security, as well as economic and social development. Particular attention will be paid to assessing the implementation of previous European Council...

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