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The European Union is a political and economic union of 27 member states that are located primarily in Europe. The union has a total area of 4,233,255.3 km² and an estimated total population of about 447 million.
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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 politics a...

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 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. Will the se...

[Brussels e-briefings] Fukushima to Tripoli, live from the frontlines

25 March 2011

Brussels e-briefings host: Richard Werly Date: 24 March 2011 The PowerPoint presentation from the webinar (in PDF format) can be viewed here. Digest – Fukushima to Tripoli, live from the frontlines As he returne...



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...

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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...

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