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Financing climate adaptation and mitigation in developing countries - How can EU action help?
12 November 2015

With the 2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP21) due to begin at the end of November, there are concerns over international climate financing, that the developed world is not on track and that there is a lack of clarity over how financing commitments will be met.

Capital Markets Union – Achieving the free movement of capital
5 November 2015

Fabian Zuleeg chaired this Policy Briefing in conversation with European Commissioner Jonathan Hill to discuss the Commission’s action plan, adopted on 30 September, which sets out 20 key measures to achieve a true single market for capital in Europe.

Single Market Initiative 2015 - Can it revitalise EU growth and competitiveness?
28 October 2015

Malcolm Harbour, EPC Senior Adviser, and Chairman of the European Parliament’s IMCO Committee in the last mandate, chaired this Policy Briefing led by Elżbieta Bieńkowska, European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs. On the afternoon of the launch of the Commission’s plans for ‘Upgrading the Single Market: more opportunities for people and business’, Ms. Bieńkowska presented the main points of the document, before discussing their implications with the audience.

Cyprus – The search for a solution: Are we nearly there?
21 October 2015

Amanda Paul, Senior Policy Analyst at the EPC, chaired this Policy Dialogue in which four experts - Costa Constanti, Representative of Cyprus Academic Dialogue, Mustafa Erk, Businessman & Board Member/Treasurer, Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce, Richard Howitt, Member of the European Parliament and James Ker-Lindsay, Senior Research Fellow on the Politics of South East Europe, London School of Economics and Political Science - gave their views on how they see the current round of peace negotiations in Cyprus, the main challenges and scenarios for the future.

Post-Summit Briefing
19 October 2015

At this Post-Summit Briefing, senior EPC analysts Fabian Zuleeg, Janis A. Emmanouilidis and Yves Pascouau, together with Paul Taylor, European Affairs Editor at Thomson Reuters, gave a sobering analysis of the 15 October European Council Summit, and spoke about the underlying trends that are preventing the EU from successfully addressing the series of crises it is currently facing.