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EuroComment has for 17 years published electronic publications on every meeting of the European Council, the core of the European system of government.
The author of the Briefing Notes is Peter Ludlow, founding director of CEPS in Brussels and executive president of the European Strategy Forum. Described by the Financial Times as ‘Brussels’ ultimate insider’, Peter Ludlow has been closely involved with EU affairs for over 30 years.
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About Peter Ludlow

Described by the Financial Times, as ‘Brussels’ ultimate insider’, Peter Ludlow has been closely involved with EU affairs for over thirty years. Read more

 
  • Politics and Economics of the Euro area

    • The annual meeting on the Politics and Economics of the Euro area will take place in Lisbon on 29 November to 1 December 2018. As usual a mix of senior figures from EU institutions, member state governments and central banks will debate developments and aspirations for the Euro with commentators and analysts from academia, the media and business.
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  • Latest Publications List

    • Pre-summit Briefing 2018/8

      13-14 December: Everything in order except Brexit The preparations for this week’s meetings of heads of state and government have for the most part been orderly,
    • European Council Briefing Note 2018/4

      June 28-29: Migration Policy, Security and Defence, Economic Policy, Brexit and the Future of the Euro  There were three meetings rather than one: a meeting of
    • Pre-summit Briefing 2018/7

      25 November: Brexit There will be three meetings involving the EU’s heads of state and government on Sunday: an exchange of views with the president of
    • Pre-summit Briefing 2018/6

      17-18 October: Brexit, Migration, Internal Security and the Euro This time, Brexit really is the main story. There will be no formal negotiations, needless to say.
    • European Council Briefing Note 2018/5

      September 19-20 in Salzburg: Migration Policy, Internal Security and Brexit Brexit was always likely to be on the agenda at Salzburg. Those who were responsible for
    • Pre-summit Briefing 2018/5

      19-20 September: Migration, Internal Security and Brexit If the British media are to be believed, the informal European Council in Salzburg this week will be all