New Challenges in the AGROFOOD Sector (Barcelona, Spain)

On 28-30th June 2017, the First Green Growth Community Transnational Event – “New Challenges in the Agrofood sector” took place in Girona (Spain), close to Barcelona. This event aimed to gather the whole Green Growth community and relevant stakeholders of the Mediterranean area and other European regions to jointly discuss about the new challenges that the agrofood sector …

The Future of Europe – Comparing Public and Elite Attitudes

This 25 March marked 60 years from the Treaty of Rome and the establishment of the European Economic Community. The anniversary comes during one of the most challenging political environments that the EU had to face since its very establishment. Political, social and economic problems are eroding European consensus, and urge the heads of …

Conference in Brussels on the Changing rules of EU Economy

JUL 2017 Conference in Brussels on the Changing rules of EU Economy On Thursday 29th June, the 7th edition of the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) flagship conference “Call to Europe” took place at the Management Centre Europe in Brussels. FEPS conference has been a unique opportunity to gather and link …

Eastern and Central Europe: re-thinking the concept of Solidarity

EASTERN AND CENTRAL EUROPE: RE-THINKING THE CONCEPT OF SOLIDARITY By S.Ferroni OVERVIEW: The rift within the European Union on the migrants’ topic is growing month by month between the Visegard group (plus Austria, Croatia and Slovenia) and other EU members. Since the beginning of the refugees’ crisis Central and Eastern …

Event in Brussels: Perspectives on Universal Basic Income

A brief report concerning the last event in Brussels focused on the “Basic income in EU”! European Union Experts is pleased to share with our readers the topic discussed in the Bruegel’s event entitle “Perspectives on Universal Basic Income”, one of the last event, in which we participated. The debate took …

Supporting economy via Renewables should be a main goal for EU

During the General Affairs Council in June, the EU’s future was clearly drawn especially with regards to sustainable development. Mark Dubrulle and the former president of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy stressed the importance of an ecological alternative form of development and claimed that putting it into practice should be …

All the faces of Visegrad through different phases

The Visegrad Group, which unites Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary in a cultural and political alliance, has become more visible and controversial after recent events. The migration crisis involving Europe triggered the reaction of the Group, which took a very strong and restrictive position in the matter. Furthermore, domestic reforms in Poland and Hungary …