Kristóf Papp discusses the importance of meaningfully engaging young people and proposes the implementation of a Youth Test to improve participation in policy making. Continue reading The EU Youth Test: Investing Now in the Union’s Future
Michael Wilkinson compares how Europe is responding to Putin’s invasion of Ukraine to European responses to the Iraq war and the multiple crises it faced in the last 20 years. Will this new war bind Europeans together, and will this make Europe more, or less, democratic? Continue reading February 24th, or what binds Europeans together?
Amandine Crespy asks if the EU has served to enhance social cohesion on the continent, and whether or not it should do in the future. Continue reading Can and Should the EU do more to tackle social inequality within and among member countries? That’s the question.￼
Ben Noble, Associate Professor of Russian Politics at UCL SSEES, explores the level to which Russians oppose the war on Ukraine and the Russian state’s capacity to control the narrative. Continue reading Ukraine: Russian opposition to the invasion is giving Putin cause for alarm
Monserrat Madariaga Gómez De Cuenca draws attention to the often-overlooked significance of the location of the Conferences of the Parties (COPs) in the development of both national and international climate change law and governance. Monserrat is on the organising committee for the Climate Change and the Rule of Law Conference, a major conference hosted by the UCL Centre for Law and Environment, bringing together key thinkers to reflect on the connections and tensions between the rule of law and climate change. Continue reading COPs: Location, location, location