October 25, 2017
This was one of the questions that PhD students and early career researchers participating in the Fifth Master Class on EU Cohesion Policy discussed on Wednesday, October 11th
October 12, 2017
‘Reconnecting with citizens’ has been on the European agenda for the last few years, and it became serious with the UK referendum, which resulted in Brexit.
September 4, 2017
For many, Cohesion policy comes down to direct results visible just around the corner, in close proximity, namely new roads, refurbished buildings and professional trainings teaching new skills. However, my colleagues and I have decided to take a step back and embrace the policy with a […]
June 26, 2017
In a context of reduced trust in the democratic institutions due to the financial, economic and migration crises and in view of the 7th Cohesion Forum, taking place in Brussels on 26 and 27 June 2017, Professor John Bachtler, director of the COHESIFY project, and fellow […]
June 22, 2017
Within EU institutions, there is an increasing perception of the need to revisit the European approach to growth and revive the European social model, introducing a stronger dimension of social equity in public policies and increased protection of social rights for EU citizens and residents. […]
June 13, 2017
One of the key elements of the Europe 2020 Growth and Jobs Strategy is to promote employment through entrepreneurship and self-employment.
June 7, 2017
COHESIFY was represented at the INFORM and INIO network of EU Cohesion policy communicators held on 30 May – 1 June in Burgenland, Austria.
June 6, 2017
The relationship between Communitarian policies and citizens’ identification in the EU values has been treated in the literature by several studies. They focused, for instance, on the impact of the introduction of the common currency or the Erasmus program, claiming that it is through actions of […]
May 31, 2017
The EU officials, well aware that trust in the European project is fading, have been struggling to catch the attention of national audiences. As many initiatives and policies that influence the everyday lives of Europeans go unnoticed, more and more efforts are made to ensure that […]
May 17, 2017
Relief! France is not the new falling domino in a wave of populism that Europe was afraid of seeing. It elected a 39-year-old president, a republican monarch embodying hope, a revival in the face of the breakdown of traditional parties and the rise of extremes.