European Politics and Institutions

The Treaty of Lisbon: A Second Look at the Institutional Innovations
27 September 2010

This joint study by EPC, CEPS and EGMONT makes a preliminary assessment of how the Lisbon Treaty is likely to work in practice.


Implementing Lisbon: a critical appraisal of the Citizens’ Initiative
28 June 2010
Janis A. Emmanouilidis (Director of Studies) and Corina Stratulat (Senior Policy Analyst)

This Policy Brief by Janis A. Emmanouilidis and Corina Stratulat explains in detail how the Citizens’ Initiative should work in practice, and discusses whether it will have the desired effect in bringing citizens closer to the workings of the EU.


A welcome moment of calm in the midst of the storm
21 June 2010
Janis A. Emmanouilidis (Director of Studies)

‘Unspectacular’ is probably the word that best sums up the 17 June European Council, with no immediate crisis to deal with, few headline-grabbing initiatives and no major surprises.


A Schuman Declaration for the 21st Century
6 May 2010
Rosa Balfour (Senior Adviser to EPC on Europe in the World), Janis A. Emmanouilidis (Director of Studies), Hans Martens (Senior Adviser to EPC on energy, public service reform and CHES), John Wyles (Senior Adviser to EPC on EU politics and institutions) and Fabian Zuleeg (Chief Executive and Chief Economist)

On the 60th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration (9 May 1950), which set Europe on the path to European economic and political integration, the EPC has drafted a new declaration along lines that Schuman might have thought of.


Constitutional reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina: preparing EU accession
22 April 2010
Florian Bieber (External authors)

Bosnia and Herzegovina, whose domestic situation has deteriorated continuously, should be a priority for a renewed strategy of engagement with the Balkans, says this EPC Policy Brief by Florian Bieber.


Cyprus - The beginning of a new era
21 April 2010
Amanda Paul (Senior Policy Analyst)

In this commentary Amanda Paul looks at likely changes in Cyprus following Devis Eroğlu’s election as Leader of the island’s Turkish Cypriot community, including the reunification talks and the likely impact on Turkey’s EU membership negotiations.


Implementing Lisbon: narrowing the EU's 'democratic deficit'?
9 March 2010
Janis A. Emmanouilidis (Director of Studies) and Corina Stratulat (Senior Policy Analyst)

Now the Lisbon Treaty has been in force for three months, this Policy Brief by Janis A. Emmanouilidis and Corina Stratulat assesses how far it can help to overcome the EU’s alleged democratic deficit.


The Barroso II Commission and the need to extend Europe 2020
9 February 2010
Janis A. Emmanouilidis (Director of Studies)

In this Commentary Janis A. Emmanouilidis argues that the remit of the Europe 2020 project (originally planned to focus on economic matters) should be extended to other areas, especially in the realm of security.


EU 2010 - a reappraisal
21 January 2010
Antonio Missiroli (Director, EU Institute for Security Studies)

Europe enters a new decade facing strong internal and external challenges, says this commentary by Antonio Missiroli. However welcome, the Lisbon Treaty looks more a response to past rather than future challenges, which cannot generate the required political will or strategic vision.


Beyond Stockholm: overcoming the inconsistencies of immigration policy
15 December 2009

This Working Paper argues that policymakers must focus on a few thorny issues such as completing border control projects and reconciling them with an equitable European asylum policy, and tackling undocumented migration by developing national regularisation criteria.


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Director of Studies

Janis A. Emmanouilidis
j.emmanouilidis@epc.eu

Project Leader of the joint EPC-Stiftung Mercator project ‘Connecting Europe’

Julian Rappold
j.rappold@epc.eu

Senior Policy Analysts

Amanda Paul
a.paul@epc.eu
Corina Stratulat
c.stratulat@epc.eu
Paul Ivan
p.ivan@epc.eu

Policy Analyst

Yann-Sven Rittelmeyer
ys.rittelmeyer@epc.eu

Programme Assistant

Paul Butcher
p.butcher@epc.eu