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Malta EU 2017

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  • Latest Publications List

    • Pre-summit Briefing 2017/3

      29 April: Dealing with Britain The meeting on 29 April of the European Council in its article 50 formation will be a pure formality in one important
    • Commentary 2017/2

      25 March 2017: an anniversary worth celebrating On 25 March 2017 the leaders of 27 EU member states and of the EU institutions, met in Rome
    • European Council Briefing Note 2016/7

      December 2016 Migration, Security, Russia, Ukraine, Syria, Cyprus, the economy and Brexit As the opening sentence of the synopsis acknowledges, this paper is long overdue. For
    • Pre-summit Briefing 2017/2

      March: A presidential election, economic and social policy, migration, security and defence, the Western Balkans, enhanced cooperation and the future of the EU  As the title
    • Pre-summit Briefing 2017/1

      3 February: Migration, the Future of the EU and Global Politics The idea of holding an informal meeting of heads of state and government in Malta
    • Commentary 2017/1

      Between a rock and a hard place: Mrs May’s dilemma This is a long essay. The argument is however simple. Following the 23 June vote, the