Through a TTIP agreement, the combined regulatory power of the United States and the European Union will offer the transatlantic West a window of opportunity to defend economic interests and political values in an increasingly plurilateral global order.
This new Clingendael Report by Clingendael’s Maaike Okano-Heijmans, Sander Wit and Frans-Paul van der Putten argues that recent developments in relations between Mainland China and Taiwan, as well as expected economic and political benefits for Europe, provide reason for the EU to open talks wit
On Tuesday 31 March 2015, Deputy Chief Economist Juzhong Zhuang of the Asian Development Bank will present the key findings of the Asian Development Outlook 2015, including this year’s special theme chapter on Financing Asia's Future Growth.
Are the Netherlands and Portugal punching above their weight on EU external action? Assessment of the impact of the European External Action Service (EEAS) on the national foreign policy-making processes and institutions of the EU member states and of the approaches of Portugal and the Netherlands.
In opdracht van de Tweede Kamer is weer een rapport gepubliceerd over haar democratische controle op EU beleid. Na eerdere rapporten met titels als ‘Bovenop Europa’ en ‘Voorop in Europa’ onderstreept de Kamer opnieuw dat zij goed bezig is met de EU. Enige bescheidenheid zou haar beter passen.
On 15 January 2015, the new Director of Frontex Fabrice Leggeri started his mandate. This top civil servant from the French Ministry of Interior, who also held diplomatic positions, is now in charge of coordinating the border management operations of the EU member states.
OSCE Field Operations have played an important role in crisis prevention and crisis management for more than 20 years already. This report of the OSCE Network of Think Tanks and Academic Institutions is the first major effort to draw lessons from these experiences.
Op 29 januari vindt de expertbijeenkomst ‘Economische coördinatie in de Europese Unie’ plaats van 15.00 – 17.00 in De Balie. De hoofdspreker is Jeroen Dijsselbloem, minister van Financiën en voorzitter van de Eurogroep.
The EU losing out economically and politically by letting China dictate its trade diplomacy towards Taiwan. It needs to invest now if it wants to remain the economic and standard-setting powerhouse that is it today, argue Maaike Okano-Heijmans and Roy Chun Lee.