Category Europe

10th Anniversary FEPS “Prioritising People and Planet – A New Agenda for Global Progress”

Brussels, Belgium, 29 January 2018 : “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it […]

‘LIKE TRYING TO GET EGG OUT OF AN OMELETTE’ – BRITAIN COULD STAY STUCK TO EU, SAYS LAMY

A former director-general of the World Trade Organisation has warned of the difficulties of Brexit, setting out his vision for the UK’s future as a European Union member in all but name.

Politico – Brexit quotes of 2017

It won’t surprise you that a lot has been said about Brexit over the past year, nor that the vast majority of it has been complete nonsense. But for every 10 of the largely meaningless phrases — “cliff edge,” “nothing is agreed until everything is agreed”…

France Culture – Brexit : acte II

Divorce acquis et tractations houleuses sur plus de 6 mois, retour sur bilan de la phase 1 du Brexit? Quel scénario pour la suite ? “Comment sortir un oeuf d’une omelette qui a été battue par les Anglais eux-mêmes”? demande Pascal Lamy…

Financial Times – The harsh history lessons of Brexit

英国幻想自己能以平等伙伴的身份参与到脱欧谈判中。但1973年加入欧共体时的谈判记录告诉他们,谁才是这场闹剧中掌握主动权的一方。

Il Sole 24 Ore – Per Londra un’uscita pagata a caro prezzo

Le tante sfumature di una sconfitta annunciata variano dal tono delle premesse. Londra ha chiuso un accordo pessimo rispetto alla propaganda dei brexiters, che aveva consentito al fronte anti-europeista di vincere il referendum…