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  • European Strategy Forum

    • The next meeting of the European Strategy Forum will be held in the Algarve from 7-9 July. It will consider the options and priorities for the EU after the results of the UK’s vote on EU membership are known.

      For the latest information about this unique discussion group see the News page.
  • Latest Publications List

    • Pre-summit Briefing 2016/4

      28-29 June 2016: Fog over the Channel, Continent cut off   Donald Tusk’s letter of invitation was circulated on 24 June, four days before the European
    • European Council Briefing Note 2016/1-3

      February and March 2016  Migration Policy, the British Question and Economic Policy This is a very long paper. There is also a lot of narrative which
    • Commentary 2016/4

      And what if Remain wins? At the time of writing, opinion polls are all over the place once again and with more than three weeks still
    • Commentary 2016/3

      The EU dimension of the UK referendum process The renegotiation and the referendum are first and foremost chapters in British political history. They are driven by
    • Pre-summit Briefing 2016/3

      17-18 March 2016: Refugees, Turkey and the European Economy  There will once again be two summits rather than one. The first, the Spring Council, will begin
    • Pre-summit Briefing 2016/2

       7 March 2016: a European consensus on migration policy at last? Monday’s twin summits, the first over lunch with the Turkish prime minister, and the second,