As NATO leaders gather in Madrid for today’s summit, His Excellency José Pascual Marco Martínez, Spanish Ambassador to the UK, reflects on the meaning of European values in today’s world. Continue reading The Values of Europe (Mini-series): A view from Spain
With a close election looming in Hungary, prime minister Viktor Orbán faces a tough challenge. Thomas Lorman discusses Hungary’s ambiguous loyalty to Ukraine and Orbán’s tightrope walk between Brussels and Moscow. Continue reading Hungarian election: for Viktor Orbán, Ukraine is close but the elections are closer
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.￼