Thinking ahead for Europe

CEPS In Brief

Our in-briefs offer timely and succinct analysis on current events and opinion pieces commentating on the latest developments in Europe.

CEPS In Brief

How robust is the EU recovery?

A transatlantic comparison

CEPS In Brief

COP26 in Glasgow

Don’t give up on Paris – the climate ambition ratchet may be working

CEPS In Brief

Knocking on Polexit’s door?

Poland, the Constitutional Tribunal and the battle over the primacy of EU law

CEPS In Brief

China’s CPTPP membership bid

A game changer for achieving a level playing field?

15 Nov 2021

Earlier in 2021 most economists, including those within international organisations, predicted that recovery from the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic…

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28 Oct 2021

The COP26 climate summit is the most anticipated COP in years, especially as it’s the first COP since 2019 thanks…

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21 Oct 2021

The crisis over the rule of law has reached a new low. This time, in their endless struggle with the…

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06 Oct 2021

The EU and its Member States are struggling with the growing political fallout of what some are calling the ‘energy…

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04 Oct 2021

As the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is a regional trade agreement with high thresholds for market liberalisation on…

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24 Sep 2021

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is set to disrupt businesses and all our lives in the 21st century, leading governments around the…

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22 Sep 2021

German national elections are always of special interest in European politics.  Germany’s next chancellor, whoever that may be, will represent…

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15 Sep 2021

Shocking images of the historically unprecedented Afghanistan airlift caught the attention of people around the world. It also caught the…

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31 Aug 2021

The end of Washington’s two-decade-long war effort in Afghanistan has inevitably raised questions over whether the era of Western nation-building…

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31 Aug 2021

Will the Delta variant, currently ripping its way across the world, and the many other unknowns in relation to Covid-19…

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23 Jul 2021

Introduction In the classic Polish movie Sami Swoi, we see two comically feuding families. As part of the resettlement arrangements…

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12 Jul 2021

This week the European Commission will publish ‘Fit for 55’ – the package intended to set the EU on the…

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