Subscribe now to our newsletter:

Related blogs

Ideas on Europe

URL: http://ideasoneurope.eu

Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/IdeasOnEurope

Type: Think Tank / Academic / Federation

Last sync: 5 Minutes ago

Google rank (beta): 6 / 10

Technorati authority: 3

Latest posts
EU Accountability Conference 2014 NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
How to achieve accountability at MS level for shared management? What should the remit for auditors at EU and national level be? How to account for EU policy’s effectiveness and measure impact? How should the European Central Bank (EC...
Illegal Fishing and Europe: Control Begins At Home NEW
Ideas on Europe 6 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Oceana has reported on the concerning state of swordfish fisheries in the Mediterranean, highlighting in particular the indiscriminate targeting and trading of this fish by EU (particularly Italian) vessels. According to the NGO, EU inspectors record...
The Barroso legacy: An academic look back NEW
Ideas on Europe 22 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Last week, the European Commission published its own legacy report in the form of a 600+ pages document titled “European Commission 2004 – 2014. A testimony by the president with selected documents“, opening the room for the fi...
The European Court of Auditors presents its Landscape Review NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Day, 5 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
On 3 September 2014, Maria-Luisa Sanchez-Barrueco (Universidad de Deusto), Paul Stephenson (SciencesPo Paris/Maastricht University), Hartmut Aden (Berlin School of Economics and Law) and Jacques Sciberras (European Court of Auditors) presented four p...
“Good Administration” comes to Deusto’s European Journal NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Day, 5 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
How much would you trust EU institutions if you suspected that they were badly governed? Not too much, I guess. Then why is it that arguments around EU democratic legitimacy tend to focus on better results (output legitimacy) or improv...
Questioning the effectiveness of the European Fisheries Fund (EFF) and European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Day, 5 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Two special reports published this month by the European Court of Auditors question the added value of the EU budget when channelled through fisheries and regional development programmes, to projects aiming to protect and improve aquaculture, an...
What is negotiation? NEW
Ideas on Europe 3 Days, 3 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Negotiation is unequivocally one of the most essential tools in any conflict management an resolution activities. The primary purpose of any negotiation activity is to reduce differences between the parties. The differences that are at the core of th...
Britain’s EU membership hangs by one less thread NEW
Ideas on Europe 3 Days, 9 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Britain, it seems, owes the European Union a certain sum of money. In every year since 2002, it has underpaid into the EU budget and the day of reckoning has finally arrived. However, as usual when it comes to ‘Europe’ for the UK, symboli...
Swedish Submarine Search Signals Sub Par Stockholm Capabilities NEW
Ideas on Europe 6 Days, 1 Hour, 45 Minutes ago
By James Krotz For over a week, the Royal Swedish Navy and Air Force have been frantically looking for a suspected Russian submarine in Ingaro Bay, the main port approach to the wharves of Stockholm.  On Thursday, the search was finally called o...
French economist Jean Marcel Tirole awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Week, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Several days ago, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences selected Jean Marcel Tirole to be the 75th recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics. This French economist (the third Frenchman ever to receive this award and 23rd non-American) comes from the...
Illegal Fishing of Swordfish Highlights Weaknesses in IUU Control Mechanisms NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Week, 3 Days, 21 Hours ago
Swordfish has been in the limelight this year, not less because of the recent ban handed by the EU to Sri Lanka, a swordfish exporter to European markets.  The ban is likely to be implemented in early 2015 and will close the Union’s doors...
Stock-taking on Britain and the EU NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 4 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
As we enter the last 200 days of this current Parliament, it’s perhaps useful to spend a moment thinking about where the UK finds itself in relation to the EU. But this is a very reductive reading of the situation. Let’s start by consider...
Lotus Festival brings the world to Bloomington NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 20 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
By Andrew Miller Recently the streets of downtown Bloomington underwent a transformation. The bustle of traffic and the sound of honking horns was replaced with the hum of excited crowds and the beats of music from around the world. The 21st Lotus Wo...
What is international mediation? NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 21 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Today we are going to talk about mediation with a particular  focus on multi-party mediation efforts. Even thought they might try their best, negotiatiors often do not succeed in reaching a negotiate agreement. In some cases, conflicting parties...
Serbia – fourteen years after the overthrow of Slobodan Milosevic NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
October 5, 2014 marked fourteen years since the Democratic Opposition of Serbia coalition staged a mass protest in Belgrade forcing Slobodan Milosevic, president of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) at the time, to resign. Butcher of the Balka...
Puppet-master Putin: Part II NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 20 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
First Ukraine, now Romania. While Putin has not been focusing his attention as closely on the “island of Latinity” in the Slavic sea as he has on the now war-torn Ukraine, he nevertheless seems to have his fingers tied around a few Romani...
Why did UKIP win in Clacton? NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
UKIP, a political party whose polices are based on a profound fear of immigrants, has just had their first  MP elected by the people of Clacton, a town which is over 90% white British, with hardly any immigrants.  So the issue in Clacton ca...
World Day Against the Death Penalty: Japan Today NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 5 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
I was recently approached by ABC News, the Australian public broadcaster. I expressed my view on Japan’s death penalty policy by a phone interview and some of these will be live in Australia today, the 10th Oct 2014, World Day Against the Death...
Ebola in Europe NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 21 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
WHO’s European director says continent remains at low risk and one of the best prepared places to respond to the infection. Ebola has infected about 7,200 people in west Africa, killing more than 3,400 of them in the largest outbreak of th...
Stability and instability in the EU NEW
Ideas on Europe 3 Weeks, 5 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
While we wait to find out whether UKIP can secure their first elected MP today, I’d like to take a bit of a bigger view. This comes on the back of a couple of events in the past week that I attended on the future of the EU, one as spe...