La Présidence portugaise du Conseil de l’Union européenne, le temps de l’action

3 mars 2021 European Politics

6 min

Dans la suite du calendrier de la présidence tournante du Conseil de l’Union européenne, la chancelière allemande Angela Merkel a passé le flambeau à la délégation portugaise en ce début […]

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The end of the Merkel era: What comes after?

28 janvier 2021 European Politics

5 min

2021 means a “super election year” for Germany: in addition to the Bundestag elections, regional and in some cases local elections will be held. It is not only the COVID-19 […]

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Dérives et opportunités: face aux «géants de la tech», L’UE affine sa stratégie numérique

27 janvier 2021 European Politics

8 min

A l’heure de la révolution numérique, il est primordial que l’Union européenne mesure les enjeux et défis que représente ce secteur en constante évolution. D’un côté, une refonte des régulations […]

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Portugal – Is the top European destination ready for a renewed crisis?

21 janvier 2021 European Politics

5 min

Over ten years ago, the Lehman Brothers crashed into bankruptcy, leading to the greatest economic disaster since the Great Depression. This economic crisis agitated economies all over the world. From the United States to London, Paris, and Brussels. Every country – in a way, or another – was caught up in the bubble of an erupting financial system. Portugal was hit hard by the economic crisis, but somehow it managed to recover. Facing both a pandemic and a (new) economic crisis, will the strategy of the socialist government win over the memories of the past?

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NextGeneration EU: A better chance to spend European funds

19 janvier 2021 European Politics

5 min

“NextGeneration EU” is the Commission plan presented during the Covid-19 crisis to give financial aid to the Member States who lost more from the pandemic. The European bazooka of 750 billion euros should be made available by Spring 2021. However, even if this plan represents a big step for European solidarity, some concerns arise on the capacity of Member States to use these funds in an efficient way.

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