16 December 2019
Publication
by Thanos Dokos, former Director-General at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy

In order to forward the broad reforms needed to address the security risks of their citizens, members of the European and national parliaments alike need to build their expertise on the internal and external threats facing Europe.
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10 December 2019
Outcomes Report
from the Mercator European Dialogue Workshop in Barcelona, 2-3 May 2019

Today, the proliferation of fake news is a top concern among Europeans. Members of network come in to discuss fact-checking, disinformation, and fake news in the context of the upcoming European Parliament elections and beyond.
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14 November 2019
Outcomes Report
from the MP Meeting at the European Forum Alpbach, 2019

Data collection has become a necessary tool for governments, but this workshop to policymakers highlights the need for strong checks and balances and a clearly defined mandate for governments to protect personal data from misuse.
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23 July 2019
Publication
by Rosa Balfour, Transatlantic Fellow at the German Marshall Fund; and Lorenzo Robustelli, Director of Eunews

Italy’s struggles with the EU’s management of migration and the economy are emblematic of dilemmas that pertain to other countries as well. Addressing them would be in the interest of not just Italy, but the entire Union.
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12 July 2019
Publication
by Lorenza Antonucci, Birmingham Fellow at the University of Birmingham

There is a growing distrust toward national and EU institutions among those who are dissatisfied with their living and working conditions. To find policy solutions, policymakers ought to first understand the drivers of this 'social malaise.'
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25 June 2019
Outcomes Report
from the Sixth Mercator European Dialogue, 2019

Up against challenges that are symptomatic of system failure, like broken institutions, economic malfunctions, and mass distrust, MPs come together to answer an important question: how do we keep societies together in times of disruption?
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27 May 2019
Publication
by Caspar Kolster, Isotta Ricci Bitti, Chiara Rosselli, and Ronith Schalast

If administered innovatively, the Franco-German Parliamentary Assembly could set a precedent in the field of interparliamentary dialogue, becoming a new type of champion toward future cooperation.
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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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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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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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