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EuroComment has for 19 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

 
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  • Latest Publications List

    • European Council Briefing Note 2019/7

      October: Brexit, Enlargement, Turkey, the Strategic Agenda, the MFF and Climate Change The October European Council was overshadowed but by no means dominated by Brexit. Overshadowed, because
    • Pre-summit Briefing 2019/7

      October 17 and 18: the MFF, the Strategic Agenda, Climate Change, Turkey and Syria, Enlargement and Brexit The October European Council, which is one of the
    • European Council Briefing Note 2019/6

       June Part 2: the top jobs The present paper resumes our analysis of the process by which the European Council selected the new leaders of the
    • European Council Briefing Note 2019/5

      June Part 1: the Strategic Agenda, the MFF, Climate Change, External Relations, the Euro and Brexit The EU’s heads of state and government spent a lot
    • Pre-summit Briefing 2019/6

      June 30: the top jobs once again This Pre-Summit Briefing will be short. For obvious reasons. There was a total news blackout at both the previous
    • Pre-summit Briefing 2019/5

      June: the top jobs, the strategic agenda, climate change, foreign policy, the euro and Brexit There will be two meetings of the heads of state or