Report

The U.S — China race and the fate of transatlantic relations

Technological dominance is a key dimension of the competition between the United States and China, one that is further stressing transatlantic relations. This paper analyzes the narrative and reality around the nexus between new technologies, defense of shared values, and regulation.
Report

The U.S — China race and the fate of transatlantic relations

This paper examines other geopolitical factors that could contribute to greater friction between the United States and the European Union, in relation to China, and proposes policies to partially reduce this tension.
Report

Landing the blame: overfishing in Northeast Atlantic

EU fisheries ministers are risking the sustainability of fish stocks by consistently setting fishing limits above scientific advice. This paper identifies which EU Member States are standing in the way of more fish, more profits, and more jobs for European citizens.
Briefing paper

Banking on coal: how central banks can address the financial risks and support a capital shift away from coal

The transition away from coal is not only key to meeting climate policy objectives, but also a matter for those who are concerned with the financial stability risks that the stranding of lossmaking coal assets pose, including central banks and financial supervisors.
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The future of democracy in Europe: technology and the evolution of representation

To the extent that perceptions of a crisis in liberal democracy in Europe can be confirmed, this paper investigates the nature of the problem and its causes, and asks what part, if any, digital technology plays in it.
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Influencing the EU after Brexit

As the UK government attempts to negotiate a new partnership with the European Union (EU) it will have to rebuild its influence in Brussels. This report sets out how the UK can ensure it remains an influential voice in the EU once it no longer...
Report

State of the art and mapping competencies report

The Creative Industries are considered as one of the most promising fields of economic activity in highly developed economies, but also a promising sector to contribute to significant job creation. This report shows that the Creative Industries in Greece, Italy and Spain develop innovations as...
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Getting the UK ready for the next phase of Brexit negotiations

Raoul Ruparel was special adviser on Europe to Prime Minister Theresa May between July 2018 and July 2019. This paper sets out his conclusions on the lessons learnt from the first round of Brexit negotiations, and his advice to the current prime minister as the...
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EU–US relations on internet governance

This research paper is part of a series commissioned by the EU Delegation to the United States. The purpose of this paper is to provide new perspectives and proposals to improve the effectiveness of EU–US relations on internet governance. It explores converging and diverging ideological...
Article

The EU’s directive on copyright in the digital single market

On March 26, 2019, the European Parliament adopted the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, legislation intended to update copyright laws for the digital age across the European Union. This article takes a look at the responses to this legislation both in the...