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Policy Paper
24 May 2019
Policy Paper
by Caspar Kolster and Henrik von Homeyer, German Marshall Fund of the United States

There have been pan-European parties before but they had no electoral success. Today, however, there are several competitors with the potential to shake up European Parliament with new agendas incentives, and party structures.
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Publication
18 April 2019
Publication
by Stefan Lehne, Visiting Scholar at Carnegie Europe

Two interrelated developments are gradually setting the stage for the emergence of a European Political Space - the “nationalization” of European politics and the “Europeanization” of national politics.
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Publication
7 March 2019
Publication
by Tim Oliver, Senior Lecturer for the Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance, Loughborough University London

While the focus has been on UK-EU negotiations, institutional developments within the United Kingdom have been equally important to anybody wishing to understand Brexit.
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Briefing Notes
26 February 2019
Briefing Notes
from the Sixth Mercator European Dialogue, 2019

For years, political discourse has been gradually heating up over European affairs. Are claims of the system being broken justified, or are they a taken-for-granted reflection of healthy political pluralism and skepticism?
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Country Facts
26 February 2019
Country Facts
from the Sixth Mercator European Dialogue, 2019

A quantitative overview of the economic health of European Union member states.
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Outcomes Report
21 January 2019
Outcomes Report
from the Fifth Mercator European Dialogue, 2018

The confluence of globalization, digitalization, technological advances and demographic change are radically reconfiguring the socio-economic fiber of our societies. Our network discusses 'what next?' for the European Union.
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Outcomes Report
12 December 2018
Outcomes Report
from the Mercator European Dialogue Workshop in Brussels, 9 July 2018

Our network comes together with experts to to discuss key risks and opportunities on common EU security. How does parliamentarians perceive shared threats and how do they communicate them to their constituencies?
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Publication
22 October 2018
Publication
by Federico Fabbrini, Director of DCU Brexit Institute

In December 2017, the European Commission concluded that sufficient progress had occurred in the first phase of the Brexit negotiations, opening the way to preliminary talks on the framework for future EU-UK relations.
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Briefing Notes
20 October 2018
Briefing Notes
from the Fifth Mercator European Dialogue, 2018

The European industrial landscape is facing a projected shortage of ICT skills and associated competitive innovation. Sustainable economic transformations in the sector are essential for EU economic prosperity in the future.
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Publication
5 September 2018
Publication
by Davis Ellison, German Marshall Fund of the United States

The initiation of Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) marks an important step in the continued development of a more integrated European defence architecture, but national parliaments need to cooperate for its success.
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