Outcomes Report
26 August 2018
Outcomes Report
From the MP Meeting at the European Forum Alpbach, 2018

What can parliamentarians do to better participatory politics in their constituencies? During the conversations, they shared their own participatory tools and best practices from their political careers.
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Outcomes Report - Key Takeaways
8 August 2018
Outcomes Report - Key Takeaways
from the Fifth Mercator European Dialogue

Industrial policies in the EU were found to be insufficient to foster innovation and long-term competitiveness of European products, highlighting the need for an integrated European industrial policy from national parliaments.
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Outcomes Report - Key Takeaways
8 August 2018
Outcomes Report - Key Takeaways
from the Fifth Mercator European Dialogue, 2018

Current European tax systems need reform as they are ill-suited for an increasingly digital era, are not well-protected against the ongoing erosion of tax-bases and tax evasion, and are not used strategically to further political goals.
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Outcomes Report - Key Takeaways
8 August 2018
Outcomes Report - Key Takeaways
from Fifth Mercator European Dialogue, 2018

Educational reform in European countries requires a new mindset, one that embraces the notion that education and training does not stop at the high school or higher education level but will require a life-long investment.
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Outcomes Report - Key Takeaways
8 August 2018
Outcomes Report - Key Takeaways
from Fifth Mercator European Dialogue, 2018

Copy-pasting certain models of work across the EU would be counterproductive between member states with a completely different economic make-up. Following an overly unified model could end the European project.
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Outcomes Report - Key Takeaways
8 August 2018
Outcomes Report - Key Takeaways
from the Fifth Mercator European Dialogue, 2018

For some member states unemployment is a pressing and urgent policy and political challenge demanding short-term solutions. For others it is a challenge only in the context of the long-term economic transformation of societies.
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Outcomes Report - Key Takeaways
8 August 2018
Outcomes Report - Key Takeaways
from the Fifth Mercator European Dialogue, 2018

If the economy contracts in the future, would this necessarily be a disaster? Europe could have the consumption levels of the 1980s or 1990s but with a higher quality of life. What do we want from long-term sustainability?
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Outcomes Report - Key Takeaways
8 August 2018
Outcomes Report - Key Takeaways
from the Fifth Mercator European Dialogue, 2018

Digital change, technological innovation, and globalization are having implications on citizens' lives, their privacy and for society as a whole, with both dangers and promises for progress. How do we safeguard ethics in artificial intelligence?
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Publication
16 July 2018
Publication
by Lena Exner, German Marshall Fund of the United States

Inclusive, people-to-people diplomacy, focused on spaces for genuine exchange, could offer a partial response ending the disruptive political course in Europe, and might serve as a new guiding system for international relations.
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Outcomes Report - Key Takeaways
9 July 2018
Outcomes Report - Key Takeaways
from the "Good Morning, Europe!" MP Call Series

The European Council adopted conclusions across policy areas, from migration to digital innovation and security and defence. A key discussion, however, was on the migration debate spurred by domestic pressures in Italy and Germany.
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