It is a contradictory time for Europe. The economy is recovering but the political climate is uncertain. There is excitement about common projects but also rifts and increasing nationalism and populism.
The challenges that Europe faces both from within and from outside require immediate, concerted counter-efforts. While efforts to advance the European economic architecture are desirable and useful, can Europe realistically attempt to integrate further on the basis of such little trust?
Testimony of Bruegel's director during the hearing of the Commissions for the EU and for foreign relations, defense and armed forces of the French Senate on 24 January 2018
At this event, we will host Vice President of the European Commission Jyrki Katainen and the President of Nea Demokratia and Opposition Leader in Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis who will have an interactive discussion on how to reinvent the EU and the eurozone.
This workshop aims to investigate the trade-offs involved in the next steps of decision-making for the future EU27 policy regarding central counterparties (CCPs / clearing houses).
On 7 June 2015 Turkey voted in its 24th general election. In cooperation with the Istanbul Policy Center, Bruegel hosted a conference on 10 June to discuss the results, the economic and political prospects and Turkey-EU relations.