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The EU on Internet governance: Strong on description – Weak on prescription

20 February 2014

Last week,  the EC Communication on Internet Policy and Governance brought the long awaited EU approach to Internet governance, ahead of a decisive period in global digital politics.[1] The EU’s digital po...

Webinar digest: The European Commission and Internet governance

11 June 2012

The European Commission is one of the long-standing actors in the Internet governance process. It shares its competence with the EU Member States on many aspects of Internet governance. Due to the fact that the Europe...

[Brussels e-briefings] The battle for the Euro: time for a counter-offensive

01 November 2011

Under pressure for many weeks from the financial markets, European leaders have agreed that they cannot go on without tough, co-ordinated and visible decisions to regain confidence of both the public and the internati...

[Brussels e-briefings] The Eurozone ‘time bomb’: Can the single currency be rescued for good?

28 July 2011

Brussels e-briefings post: Richard Werly Date: 26 July 2011 Watch the webinar recording! The following is a digest of the webinar discussions held on Tuesday, 26th July, 2011, with our host Richard Werly. W...

Resources

2014

The role of diplomatic missions in Open Government

The purpose of this research paper is to assess the degree to which Open Government values and principles are being implemented by the diplomatic missions of Moldova and Malta, particularly in regards to their work with civil society and citizens' participation in poli... Read more...

2015

Democratic Intergovernmental Organizations? Normative Pressures and Decision-Making Rules

At first sight, the very choice of the title of this book may indicate that the author, Alexandru Grigorescu, was not sure about the existence of such thing. Indeed, to be or not to be democratic is not a top concern on the internal agenda of international organization... Read more...