Editorial

Brexit / Evolutions

It is THE fact. Still it is. And so, we opted for an extra issue on it. On Brexit evolutions depends the life of many people, not only in the UK but also here in Brussels. And in Ireland and Scotland too. The decision on it could change the EU forever. The Ultimatum of The […]

Economy

To Brexit or Not to, again?

“An exultant Donald Tusk wrote: “Deal. Unanimous support for new settlement for #UKinEU”, in his long awaited twit, picked up ovations for probably the most cited announcement made that day in the world media. Soon after, all British newspapers and TV stations started a bidding quest of predicting the ultimate outcome of the revealed referendum […]

Energy

European Energy Union: a good solution even for British euroscepticals

Together with other EU countries, the UK has already access to global markets for coal and oil and, like its neighbours, and is now a net importer of both commodities. Markets for natural gas are also becoming increasingly global: Europe as a whole benefits from substantial past investment in East-West pipelines across the continent as […]

External Relations

Getting to know Romania

Getting to know Romania. What can we expect for the future of the EU foreign policy? A brief discussion with Francesco Magno, PhD student from Trento University, living in Bucharest. Romania is a member of the European Union since January 2007, and it has just taken over the presidency of the EU Council. Its particular […]

Employment and Social Affairs

Brexit: a new reality before next EU elections?

It is becoming more and more high the possibility to have a Brexit without an Agreement. The next few days will be decisive to define this situation, and to overcome this strange transition period, but the latest attempts in London seems that will not see better fortune rather than the previous ones failed in Westminster. […]

EU funding opportunities

Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking: news calls are now published

On April 4, the Bio-Based Joint Undertaking published the new Calls for proposals 2019. BBI-JU is a public-private partnership between the European Union and the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC). Operating under Horizon 2020, it is driven by the Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda (SIRA), published in March 2013 and updated on July 2017. The overall […]

Migrations

Brexit state of the art

The first week of April has been one of the most crucial about Brexit but, ironically, the output could be a just a postponement. Theresa May got another stop to her plan, as reported by Euroactive the 2nd of April: “A ‘no deal’ Brexit has become “almost inevitable” after UK lawmakers again failed to break the […]

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