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Fake neutrality NEW
Ideas on Europe 3 Days, 3 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
For better or for worse, sport, politics and big business are closely linked. Nowhere is this more apparent than around  sport mega-events, where political and economic agendas are omnipresent. Between Sochi and Rio de Janeiro, the year 2014 has...
Stakeholder involvement in health – too little, too much or just right? NEW
Ideas on Europe 5 Days, 15 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Stakeholder involvement has been the focus of much discussion and debate in recent months, in relation to both the delivery and the design of EU policy. In the current economic climate, mechanisms such as public-private partnerships (PPPs) can be eff...
Road to Paris: Time for UK to show leadership on climate change NEW
Ideas on Europe 6 Days, 10 Minutes ago
The next twelve months will be critical in shaping the European Union’s position on climate change, ahead of the all-important UN climate negotiations which start next November in Paris. But will the UK be a help or a hindrance to delivering am...
The UK’s new Commission portfolio: Making the EU not worse instead of better NEW
Ideas on Europe 6 Days, 1 Hour, 24 Minutes ago
Ebullient was the mood in London upon the announcement of the incoming European Commission on September 10th. Britain’s European Commission nominee, Jonathan Hill, was given the freshly created Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capita...
UKIP’s Indian summer? NEW
Ideas on Europe 6 Days, 23 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
It’s conference session again and so a useful time to gauge where parties are at with their positions on the EU. Labour’s leadership largely avoided the issue, mainly because of the continuing pressure from various factions to press...
The Debate About Integration NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Week, 12 Minutes ago
Integration of migrants in the United Kingdom, more culturally and socially different than British people, can give way to creating a much more diverse society. It would beget stronger communities of people more aligned to British interests and...
Fair competition and legitimacy NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Week, 3 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
  Like many team sports football is essentially competitive. Even among friends the game provides more pleasure if played with the aim of winning. But each competition needs rules that are perceived as just. Nothing is as likely to kill the inte...
Is the peace narrative really obsolete? NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Week, 3 Days, 2 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
30 years ago, the photo of François Mitterrand and Helmut Kohl holding hands in Verdun, the emblematic battlefield of World War One, went around the world. It is true that their gesture – which Kohl always insisted was a very spontaneous...
Worldwide Carbon Emissions Set for Record Levels in 2014 – Can the EU Step up its Leadership in New York and beyond? NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Week, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Recent data from the Global Carbon Project show that worldwide carbon dioxide emissions—the main driver of climate change—are set to reach a record-breaking 40 billion tones in 2014, led by a 2.5% rise in fossil fuel burning. In order to...
How not to use the Health in All Policies principle NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
In November 2009, following a sustained campaign by health actors and against strong opposition from the pharmaceutical industry, responsibility for EU policy on health technologies and pharmaceuticals was moved under the purview of the Directorate G...
From description to analysis: why EU environmental policy research needs to move beyond the theoretical mainstream NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
The 44th conference of the University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) took place in University College Cork last week. It brought together about 400 scholars, including one hundred postgraduate students to discuss...
What impact would Scottish independence have on a Brexit referendum? NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 23 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
As we roll into the final week of the Scottish independence referendum campaign, things look to be closer than many (including myself) had anticipated: even if a No vote looks more likely than not, the success of the Yes campaign in mobilising and mo...
The Juncker Commission: On the way to a smaller European Commission? NEW
Ideas on Europe 3 Weeks, 17 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Today, the new President-elect of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, announced the composition and structure of the European Commission for 2014-2019 (video of the press conference, press release), a Commission that looks much more like a...
Scottish referendum – A humble opinion from France NEW
Ideas on Europe 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
In February 2005, three months before the French referendum on the constitutional treaty, I went to some of the first public information meetings on the stakes of the vote to come. One was organised by a local pro-European as...
Juncker, Tusk, Mogherini and the EU’s credibility crisis NEW
Ideas on Europe 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
After months of public wrangling and backroom discussions over the selection of the candidates for the vacancies of key institutional posts the EU is now finally in a position to address its mounting internal and external challenges with a new guard...
The good old Panzer steretoype NEW
Ideas on Europe 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 18 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Football has always been a major producer of stereotypes. The invention of ‘national playing styles’ at the beginning of 20th century drew, inevitably, massively on extra-sportive stereotypes accumulated over the centuries and safely stor...
Dave, Donald and the delusional understanding of the EU NEW
Ideas on Europe 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 23 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
It’s tempting to say that it’s been a classic summer for exposing the failings of British EU policy, but it would be more accurate to say that it’s been a summer much like any other: poor. May’s European elections exposed both...
Press Complaints Commission: Daily Mail breached The Editor’s Code NEW
Ideas on Europe 4 Weeks, 14 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
The Press Complaints Commission has ruled that the Daily Mail breached The Editor’s Code on accuracy with its story about buses and planes from Romania and Bulgaria to the UK being full-up and sold-out. On New Year’s Eve last year, the Da...
Why Mogherini’s Appointment as the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs Matters Little NEW
Ideas on Europe 4 Weeks, 19 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Last weekend, the European Council (the heads of state or government of European Union [EU] member states) appointed Italian foreign minister, Federica Mogherini, as the next High Representative (HR) of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.
Higher Education and World Politics NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Month, 13 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Isaac Kamola In recent decades the world has witnessed massive expansion of higher education. The total number of universities is continuing to expand, as is the total percentage of the world’s population receiving college degrees.[1] Many gove...