What’s in the EU-UK Trade Cooperation Agreement after BREXIT?

Who wins, who loses? Since 1st January the Agreement has been applied provisionally, pending the vote of the European Parliament. The EU Commission proposed to apply the Agreement on a provisional basis only for a limited period of time, until 28 February 2021.    After a process that started in 2016, the UK has left the EU.

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Recovery fund “is too slow and complicated”, are saying EU Govs

It is true that the EU Commission is successfully conducting the issuances of European bonds within EU Sure Programme, but the governments are calling for the acceleration of raising capital for the Recovery Plan. French finance minister Bruno Le Maire launches a criticism that is shared by the majority of governments: “the funds must arrive

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EU Council for Paris agreement waiting U.S. back

The EU Council today adopted conclusions on “Climate and energy diplomacy – Achieving the external dimension of the European Green Deal”. Banning coal and limiting other fossil fuels to climate neutrality. This is the confirmation of the European strategy for the next 50 years. A clear message to the investors.   Original: EN In its

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Ready for the Great Reset? Fake news at its finest or a dangerous roadmap to a dystopian world?

The Great Reset, at the center of the upcoming World Economic Forum in Davos on January 21, 2020 introduced by its founder Klaus Schwab. Will the world be ready to take a cold shower after the Coronavirus? Original: EN What is the Great Reset? Since less than a year on various blogs dealing with economics

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Web Giants under attack by EU Digital Service Act

  The new initiative of the EU commissioner for the internal market, the French Thierry Breton, does not concern trade in goods but web services. Very high fines for those who do not respect the new future rules. Some fear that the new EU rules could move investments and jobs out of Europe. Original: EN

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Covid-19, economic crisis and EU integration: The importance of the moral dimension in the European project*

The Covid-19 crisis led European public opinion to believe that the EU did not have the capacity to forecast or respond to health crises such as the pandemic. “Europe is not responding“, the Italian daily La Repubblica dramatically deplored.   (*The initial version of this article was published by The Robert Schuman Foundation (European Issue

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