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 […]
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.
The COHESIFY partner Central European University together with the Regional Studies Association (RSA) is organising a workshop on “Cross-border regions & inter-regional policy transfer in the past, present & future” which will take place in Budapest on 29 and 30 June 2017.
The COHESIFY partners from the Delft University of Technology and the University of Strathclyde are organising a session on Cohesion policy and European identity at the upcoming conference of the Association of Geographical Societies in Europe (EUGEO) to be held in Brussels from 4 – 6 […]
The choices of the founders of the ‘new Europe’ were to build it “by enlightened elites away from and, if necessary, against the nations” but these self-same choices are now obstacles to its development.
Every year the Directorate General of EU Funds at the Spanish Ministry of Finance invites all regional communication officers dealing with European Structural and Investment Funds to an Annual Meeting on Regional Policy and European Funds. On 24 and 25 November 2016, more than 200 people […]
The statistics from the previous article show that the majority of European citizens are uninterested and/or uninformed about the EU. With populist parties on the rise, it is dangerous that many do not know what the EU does. There is a quick fix to this problem […]
“A couple of weeks ago, I had occasion to “share our experience” before a panel of Italians in the European Parliament. The MEP assistant told me they were looking for practical advice, not a big speech. I started with a few remarks and my personal opinion.