Blogs

Is Berlin running the Brussels show?

Written by Henri Malosse on 16 April 2018

Germany's ever-expanding influence within the Brussels bubble is cause for concern, writes Henri Malosse.

For the good of Europe, Juncker must step down

Written by Madi Sharma on 9 April 2018

It’s time European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker stepped down, writes Madi Sharma.

Frank de Winne: Space exploration requires international cooperation

Written by Margarita Chrysaki on 19 March 2018

ISS Commander Frank De Winne talks building villages on the moon, cooperation with China and more.

Will the SPD last in Germany's new grand coalition?

Written by Yuriy Sheyko on 5 March 2018

Germany's recent political turmoil has prompted renewal among the country's main parties - except for the SPD, writes Yuriy Sheyko.

Remembering Morgan Tsvangirai, the leader of the Movement for Democratic Change in Zimbabwe

Written by Geoffrey Van Orden on 20 February 2018

Geoffrey Van Orden, who knew Tsvangirai, reflects on his legacy and on Zimbabwe's future.

Governments must step up to fill the UNRWA funding gap left by the US

Written by Mariela Baeva on 2 February 2018

Governments must step up to fill the UNRWA funding gap left by the US, and ensure continued access to education for children in war-torn countries, writes Mariela Baeva. 

EU and UK must urgently address consequences of Brexit on regions

Written by Eleni Marianou on 20 December 2017

The potentially damaging effects of Brexit on Europe's regions remains absent from negotiations between the EU and UK, says Eleni Marianou.

Azerbaijan: A new energy and transport hub between Europe and Asia

Written by Ceyhun Osmanli on 24 November 2017

The new the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway is good news for the EU, says Ceyhun Osmanli.

Unpaid internships: The EU institutions can - and should - do better

Written by Bryn Watkins on 10 November 2017

On International Interns Day, the European Parliament is both a champion and a hypocrite, writes Bryn Watkins.

Terrorism in Pakistan: The Implications for the EU’s GSP+ programme

Written by MEPs Jussi Halla-aho & Nicolas Bay on 26 October 2017

Pakistan’s disregard to the Islamic terrorism ripping through its cities is inexcusable, argue MEPs Jussi Halla-aho and Nicolas Bay