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 […]
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.
EU Cohesion Policy, supporting a variety of projects that support regional economic development and contribute to betterment of quality of life, can be considered as a tool that is contributing to the development of a ‘sense of community’ among the EU citizens and shaping the perceptions […]
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.
Yes and No is the answer from research by the European Policies Research Centre for IQ-Net. A recent meeting of IQ-Net programme managers and communication experts, and a new IQ-Net paper, identified the successes and drawbacks of communication strategies and the important priorities for the remaining […]
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 […]