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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

A quantum of possibilities

The strategic spectrum of the EU’s Arctic policy

CEPS In Brief

The European Council’s compromise on the Rule of Law Regulation

Capitulation to illiberal states or misplaced expectations?

CEPS In Brief

The EU in Libya

Foreign interference and disarmament

12 Jan 2021

This past year was supposed to have marked another milestone in the EU’s enlargement policy, with an agreement on the…

461 Views
29 Dec 2020

The Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the EU and the UK is an exercise in damage limitation. The UK’s decision…

522 Views
17 Dec 2020

“Geography is changing – even though we cannot change geography”, were the words of Norway’s then Foreign Minister, Jonas Gahr…

376 Views
17 Dec 2020

At its last meeting for this year, the European Council managed to unblock the New Generation EU (NGEU) project and…

904 Views
04 Dec 2020

Peace in Libya is within reach, but not without a concerted effort by Europe. The UN-backed Libyan Government of National…

531 Views
04 Dec 2020

Venezuela is a failed state, causing the second-largest humanitarian and migrant crisis in the world. The country’s recent history of…

452 Views
01 Dec 2020

The presidency of Joe Biden heralds an opportunity for Europe, and more particularly the EU, to revive its relationship with…

868 Views
25 Nov 2020

The impacts of lockdowns in response to the Covid-19 outbreak have been asymmetric across different economic sectors, depending on the…

776 Views
16 Nov 2020

Lockdowns are not the only way to control a pandemic. Keeping open the restaurant and retail sector increases the risk…

601 Views
22 Oct 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused widespread concern about debt unsustainability in both developed and emerging economies. To address this challenge,…

727 Views
19 Oct 2020

Concluding the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment would mean cementing a trade relationship on a level playing field between two of the…

3240 Views
15 Oct 2020

The Next Generation EU (NGEU) recovery response to the Covid-19 crisis, one of the most ambitious EU integration projects so…

3447 Views