Centre for European Policy Studies
Thinking ahead for Europe
Op-ed on what comes next after May’s European elections
James Moran, CEPS Associate Senior Research Fellow on the proposed changes to Egypt's constitution
'If the new regulation is implemented, there is no reason why Uber should remain in Spain'.
It is "hard to imagine that something will be decided that will have a very negative impact on Nord Stream 2".
The EU27 is likely to “become a ‘small open economy’ whose relative weight in the global economy will, by around 2035, be similar to that of Japan at the start of the century”
“There are many advantages to enlargement, but there has been a lack of courage from EU leaders to emphasize those benefits"
"China's trade deal with the US is of secondary importance because exports to the US are not the main factors driving the Chinese business cycle"
"Part of it is of course the generalized problems with the rule of law in eastern Europe"
"Despite its many imperfections, the euro has delivered jobs, and is accepted by a large majority"
"The EU could be the big winner from a long U.S.-Sino conflict, citing the old adage, when two quarrel, the third rejoices”
Interview on Commission’s Spitzenkandidat process.
"Italian Minister of Internal Affairs Matteo Salvini at some point suggested that three countries - Spain, Italy and France - should take turns to take over the Mediterranean auxiliary vessels. But Spain and France were not very interested"
CEO, Karel Lannoo, made the comments on BBC Newsnight regarding the Prime Minister's crisis meetings
“Macron is battling for survival and he knows that he doesn’t get any kudos with the protesters by being friends with Merkel or having a European finance minister"
"It is time for those governments to stop the paranoid populist anti-migration discourse and it is also time to normalise migration"
"Other indicators confirm China's gradual move toward liberalization"
“Equivalence decisions will be used for political reasons"
"Even if China’s non-tariff barriers remain high, they are lower than in the past. "
"Theresa May has to get the deal. That is her only real political legacy. If she fails, her career will be over."
Story on the so called Hanseatic League and its' influence in the EU