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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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  • Latest Publications List

    • Pre-summit Briefing 2017/4

      22-23 June: Implementing the Bratislava Road Map The June European Council, which will begin in the middle of Thursday afternoon and is not expected to finish
    • Commentary 2017/4

      The 2017 British general election and Brexit: is a fresh start possible? The outcome of the British general election was a surprise and its implications are
    • Commentary 2017/3

      Dealing with Britain: the European Council of 29 April and its sequel  Ten days ago, on 29 April, the European Council held a brief, but very
    • 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