Post Tagged with: "European Union"

Student Feature – Introduction to International Governmental Organisations

Student Feature – Introduction to International Governmental Organisations

An international governmental organisation (IGO) is an organisation with a membership of only states. It is usually founded upon a treaty, or a multilateral agreement.

Toward a New European Union Strategy for Belarus

Toward a New European Union Strategy for Belarus

The EU’s strategy towards Belarus has become incoherent and a decision needs to be taken about whether to prioritise democratisation or support for state-building.

The Global Reconstitution of Borders: A Five-part Symposium

The Global Reconstitution of Borders: A Five-part Symposium

Borders both constitute and personify political communities, simultaneously symbolizing their cohesiveness and embodying their separateness from (and fear of) ‘others’.

Portugal and the EEC Accession: Informal Practices and Arrangements

Portugal and the EEC Accession: Informal Practices and Arrangements

An assessment of the role of informal actors/procedures/rules in international relations, with a particular focus on the accession to the European institutions.

Brexit: The View from Germany

Brexit: The View from Germany

With Britain departing from the Union, the EU finds itself in a position where everything points to a reinforcement of German dominance.

Economic Migration of Ukrainians to the EU: A View from Poland

Economic Migration of Ukrainians to the EU: A View from Poland

Migration of Ukrainians to Poland has been motivated by financial reasons. However, the conflict has seen a great mobilisation of Ukrainian civil society in the country.

A Guide to the Unpredictable French Presidential Election

A Guide to the Unpredictable French Presidential Election

This French presidential election is by far the most unpredictable of recent decades. The new French political landscape is more fascinating than ever.

The EU-Libya Migrant Deal: A Deal of Convenience

The EU-Libya Migrant Deal: A Deal of Convenience

The recently concluded EU-Libya deal is convenient for the EU but a disservice to migrants and refugees in Libya.

Brexit: The View from Japan (or the “Tokyo Consensus”)

Brexit: The View from Japan (or the “Tokyo Consensus”)

The benefits of Brexit for Japan, which are largely geo-political, could offset its costs, which are mostly economic.

UK Overseas Territories and Brexit

UK Overseas Territories and Brexit

Concerns remain that the territories could find themselves attached to a weaker and more isolated UK, which may well damage their own future security and prosperity.

Does Brexit Herald a Re-assertion of the Nation-state?

Does Brexit Herald a Re-assertion of the Nation-state?

When it comes to a re-assertion of nations, states or nation-states we may not see clear or uniform patterns.

Twitter as a Platform to Reflect Eurosceptic Views in Turkey

Twitter as a Platform to Reflect Eurosceptic Views in Turkey

The long duration of negotiations on migration along with growing economic and security difficulties in Turkey have led to growing Euroscepticism in the state.

Symposium – Does Brexit Herald a Re-assertion of the European Nation-state?

Symposium – Does Brexit Herald a Re-assertion of the European Nation-state?

The nation-state is back. Yet, the apparent resurgence of European nation-states is about more than the practical failings of the EU or its perceived democratic deficit.

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