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EU economic affairs

Tuesday, 7 June 2016

TTIP-Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement: The Debate

Conference from 18:00-19:30

As discussions on TTIP are going crescendo, Egmont invites you to a debate between two of the best informed observers of the negotiations – who hold very different views.

Conference with Prof. Dr. Ferdi De Ville, Ghent University, author of TTIP: The Truth about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and Prof. Karel De Gucht, former Trade Commissioner, President of the Institute for European Studies, VUB.

Chair: Prof. Dr. Sven Biscop, Egmont.

Registration by 1 June is mandatory !

(Photo credit: European Parliament, Flickr)

La création de l’Euro

By Philippe de Schoutheete (25-03-2016)

In Books

De 1988 à 1998, pendant une décennie, le débat européen s’est concentré sur la création et la mise en place de l’Union économique et monétaire, avec une monnaie unique : l’euro. Longtemps cette ambition ancienne parut hors de portée. read more…

The UK Referendum: the EU at the Crossroads

By Fabian Willermain, Quentin Genard (16-03-2016)

In Commentaries

The deal reached on the relationship between the United Kingdom and the EU last month was made in the full glare of the spotlight. Prime Minister Cameron has been pushing hard over the past few months to secure ‘a new settlement’ for Britain in Europe.  read more…

Friday, 1 April 2016

Democracy in Africa

Book launch from 14:00-16:00

Nic Cheeseman will discuss his his new book Democracy in Africa with Nina Wilén and Tomas Van Acker, through an analysis of recent and ongoing democratic crises in Burundi, Kenya, and Uganda.
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Monday, 14 March 2016

Proactive Multilateral Agenda

Brainstorming from 14:00-17:15

The Egmont – Royal Institute for International Relations organised a brainstorming on a Proactive Multilateral Agenda for the European Union on 14 March. Participants discussed EU relations with emerging powers ,notably China, as well as EU effectiveness in multilateral negotiations.


Thursday, 24 March 2016

Quelle Union économique et monétaire pour demain ?

Conference 12:15-14:15

Lunch-conférence européen : «Quelle Union économique et monétaire pour demain?»

Avec Pierre Moscovici, Commissaire européen aux Affaires économiques, financières et à la Fiscalité. read more…

To be binding or not to be binding? The delicious Cameron/Gove legal controversy about the EU–UK deal

By Charles Secondat (09-03-2016)

In Commentaries

The Brexit debate promises to be conceptually delightful. Within days of the European Council agreement, the prime minister and the secretary of state for justice of the United Kingdom were already busily defending completely opposite visions of the EU–UK deal. read more…

The EU–China Bilateral Investment Agreement: Between high hopes and real challenges

By Insa Ewert (23-02-2016)

In Security Policy Briefs

In 2012, negotiations over an EU–China bilateral investment agreement were launched to fully tap into the potential of bilateral investments. read more…

Thursday, 28 January 2016

L’UE et ses voisinages : entre intérêts et valeurs

Conférence annuelle de l’Institut d’Etudes Européennes – Université Saint-Louis - Bruxelles; 09:00-17:00


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Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Communicating in Crisis or Crisis in Communicating

Conference from 17:30-20:00

The Permanent representation of Poland to the European Union has the honour to invite you to a debate on communicating in times of crisis. The event is proudly organized in cooperation with Egmont, the Royal read more…