Quo vadis Europe?

On 23 February 2016, the Project for Democratic Union hosted the event ‘Quo Vadis Europe? The European Project in Crisis’ in conjunction with the BMW Stiftung.

PDU Policy Officer discusses migration at European Planning Meeting

On 26 February 2016, Emilie Mendes de Leon represented the Project for Democratic Union at the European Planning Meeting with the AEGEE Network.

Emergency brakes on migration: neither novel nor effective

In this blog post for the London School of Economics’ (LSE) Brexit blog the LSE’s Eiko Thielemann and the PDU’s Daniel Schade argue that the migration ’emergency brake’ agreed to by the European Council is an…

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Cracks widen in the European Union

PDU’s Deputy Chairman Daniel Schade appeared on Al Jazeera English’s Inside Story to discuss the Europe’s multiple crises with Claude Moraes – Labour Member of the European Parliament for London and Deputy Leader of the…

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It’s time for the EU to get serious about Poland

The European Commission is right to take a stand against Poland’s new radical Right-wing government, James Bartholomeusz writes for the Heinrich Böll Foundation.

PDU Podcast: European Elites

For our new podcast Dr. Luca Verzichelli of the University of Siena discusses the role of elites in the European project. By Emilie Mendes de Leon

Joschka Fischer: A Roadmap for Europe 2016

On 18 January 2016, PDU Chairman Professor Brendan Simms joined Joschka Fischer and other panellists to discuss a European roadmap for 2016.

A tale of two unions

The upcoming British referendum on EU membership could also trigger the dissolution of the British union, James Bartholomeusz writes for the World Commerce Review.

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How to Counter Right Wing Populism and Extremism

In October, PDU Policy Officer James Bartholomeusz participated in a capacity building programme on countering Right-wing populism and extremism in Europe, hosted by the Heinrich Böll Stiftung. The participants have subsequently published their conclusions and…

2015 in Europe: A year of challenges

The past 12 months have seen the waves of multiple crises break on the European shore. The Project for Democratic Union looks back at 2015, a watershed year in European history. By James Bartholomeusz