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21 September - 2018
Danish ministers show up less than average at Council meetingsDanish ministers show up less than average at Council meetings

It is not always ministers that show up at meetings in the Council of the European Union. This is evident after an...

12 June - 2018
In this report, we take stock of the effectiveness of existing national and European parliamentary oversight mechanisms introduced during the crisis and discuss how these can be strengthened and how new ones can be introduced.
03 April - 2018

Throwing ’sovereignty’ into the debate has the potential to move opinion towards cooperation by up to 24 percentage points.

The concept of ’sovereignty’ is typically taken to mean the ability of states to make their own laws and determine their own policies. But the role of the EU in questions of sovereignty is complex. On the one hand, EU membership requires transferring powers to the European level, but EU membership...
24 October - 2017
Investigation of informal trilogue negotiations
This study focuses on the use and added value, the lack of transparency and the possible democratic deficit of trilogues and early agreements in the European Union since the Lisbon Treaty.
15 September - 2017
How we can best contribute to truly completing the Digital Single Market? Our Analyst, Sarah Vormsby, joined the discussion...
11 August - 2017

The EP has largely been absent in key decision-making moments during the crisis.

07 March - 2017

Sticking together out of necessity is never the best strategy for a healthy relationship, and it is the...

The EU must develop an effective core precisely in order to avoid further fragmentation. In the end, its success could be...
21 February - 2017

Who should carry the torch further now that Obama is no longer at the White House? Europe should.

Europe can become a an alternative to Trump and Putin by defending the open and free society, the liberal international...
17 February - 2017
Photo: European Parliament.
Based on her new book on lobbying in the EP, Maja Kluger Dionigi explains in the PADEMIA-paper when and how interest groups...
02 February - 2017
Rompuy speaking at Think Tank EUROPAs annual Conference
More than 300 decision makers were gathered at the annual Think Europa Conference January 25th 2017. The conference offered...
16 December - 2016
The transparency of EU institutions’ interactions with interest representatives is again very much the talk of the town in...
29 November - 2016
Digitisation has the potential both to disrupt and develop Europe. No citizen, company or decision-maker will be left...