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EU-Kommission gibt zehn Milliarden für Orban frei – reicht ihm das?

Camino Mortera-Martinez
13 December 2023
Handelsblatt
Was aber, wenn der Ungar bei seinem Nein bleibt? „Diejenigen, die dachten, Orban könne gekauft werden, könnten enttäuscht werden“, warnt Camino Mortera-Martinez vom Thinktank Centre for European Reform.
Ignore the nay-sayers: Brussels will continue to rule the tech world

Ignore the nay-sayers: Brussels will continue to rule the tech world

13 December 2023
Encompass
Europe is caught between a rock and a hard place. On the one hand, it is determined to lead the world in setting high standards – in areas like the environment and trustworthy technology.
Labour's European conundrum

Labour's European conundrum

10 December 2023
Renewal
If and when the Labour Party takes office, it will come under pressure to negotiate a much better Brexit deal than that bequeathed by Boris Johnson.
Charles Grant

CNBC: China sees the EU as a potential partner in a multipolar world

07 December 2023
Charles Grant, director at the Centre for European Reform, discusses EU-China relations on CNBC.
The limits of Germany’s Zeitenwende

The limits of Germany’s Zeitenwende

07 December 2023
Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine did change how Germany thinks about its own security and its relationship with Russia, says Christina Keßler.

La paralysie budgétaire à Berlin menace de compliquer l’équation européenne

06 December 2023
Le Figaro
« On pourrait croire que ça les rendrait plus perméables aux problématiques des autres, mais la ligne reste la ligne », commente Sander Tordoir, économiste au Centre for European Reform.
CER Podcast: Can EU enlargement happen without reform?

CER Podcast: Can EU enlargement happen without reform?

Charles Grant, Camino Mortera-Martinez, Luigi Scazzieri
06 December 2023
Charles Grant, Camino Mortera-Martinez and Luigi Scazzieri discuss EU enlargement and institutional reform.
TEPSA: European Council experts' debrief

The EU's reform challenge

29 November 2023
TEPSA: European Council experts' debrief
An enlarged EU will be more populous, more Eastern, and - if Ukraine joins - with more military power, agricultural land and heavy industry. But enlargement also poses difficult questions in terms of the EU’s internal functioning.
CER Podcast: Will Wilders’ Dutch election win weaken the EU?

CER Podcast: Will Wilders’ Dutch election win weaken the EU?

Sander Tordoir, Caroline de Gruyter
28 November 2023
Caroline de Gruyter and Sander Tordoir discuss the Dutch election outcome.

Europe needs massive rearmament to outlast Putin in Ukraine

28 November 2023
The Telegraph
“These are dangerous times for Ukraine,” said Ian Bond, a former UK defence planner and ambassador to the Baltics. “It is increasingly clear that Ukraine cannot achieve a quick victory. But is it at risk of a quick defeat?” he asked in a lacerating report for the Centre for European Reform.

El gran melón europeo: por qué reformar los Tratados de la Unión Europea es tan difícil

Camino Mortera-Martinez
28 November 2023
EL Confidencial
"En Polonia están obsesionados con la idea de que si se abren los Tratados, tendremos una Europa a dos velocidades y ellos se quedarán atrás. Para ellos, es impensable", explica Camino Mortera, jefa de la oficina de Bruselas del Centre for European Reform (CER).

UK's flagship post-Brexit trade deal worth even less than previously thought, OBR says

26 November 2023
The Observer
Charles Grant, director of the Centre for European Reform, said there was almost no prospect of a trade deal with the US. “There is no chance of one at the moment because Joe Biden does not like trade deals. And there is no chance of one if Trump were to return to the White House because he likes them even less than Biden.
CER Podcast: What does AI mean for Europe?

CER Podcast: What does AI mean for Europe?

Zach Meyers, Kai Zenner
24 November 2023
Zach Meyers and Kai Zenner discuss Artificial Intelligence.

La victoire de l’extrême-droite aux Pays-Bas assombrit les perspectives de l’UE

23 November 2023
L'Agefi
Geert Wilders dispose à n’en pas douter de vraies chances de décrocher la tête de l’exécutif, conviennent les différents experts. «Sa victoire est si large qu’il va être politiquement difficile pour les autres partis de l’ignorer pour la formation d’un gouvernement », explique Sander Tordoir, chercheur néerlandais du Center for European Reform.

« Un cauchemar » : pourquoi la victoire de Geert Wilders aux Pays-Bas donne des sueurs froides à Bruxelles

23 November 2023
Le Parisien
« Sa victoire est si large qu’il va être politiquement difficile pour les autres partis de l’ignorer pour la formation d’un gouvernement », explique Sander Tordoir, chercheur néerlandais du Centre for European Reform.

How Big Tech learned to love Britain’s libertarians

23 November 2023
Politico
For Zach Meyers, who specializes in competition law at think-tank the Centre for European Reform, the alignment is a “very pragmatic and opportunistic alliance,” rather than a meeting of minds.“The Big Tech firms have found an opening,” he said.
ZDF Heute: Rennen um Ruttes Nachfolge

ZDF Heute: Rennen um Ruttes Nachfolge

22 November 2023
Sander Tordoir spricht von "schwebenden Wählern". 63 Prozent wissen zwei Tage vor der Wahl nicht, wo sie landen, wo sie ihr Kreuz machen. Die Milieubindung sei in den Niederlanden schon länger noch geringer als in Deutschland: Weniger Kirche, weniger Gewerkschaften.

Aux Pays-Bas, une élection à haut risque pour l’Europe

22 November 2023
Le Parisien
S’il est difficile d’imaginer les Pays-Bas mettre en œuvre une telle disposition, les perspectives qu’offre le scrutin sont, plus globalement, loin d’être très réjouissantes du point de vue européen, selon Sander Tordoir, chercheur du Centre for European Reform. 
Opgepast: focus op nationale emissies dreigt Nederland in een wegkijkeconomie te veranderen

Opgepast: focus op nationale emissies dreigt Nederland in een wegkijkeconomie te veranderen

Sander Tordoir, Jesse Hettema
21 November 2023
de Volkskrant
Het maatschappelijk klimaat keert zich deze verkiezingscampagne tegen ‘vieze’ bedrijven als Tata en Chemours, zien Sander Tordoir en Jesse Hettema.
Dutch elections: The end of the EU's pragmatic dealmaker?

Dutch elections: The end of the EU's pragmatic dealmaker?

20 November 2023
Bertelsmann Stiftung
This week, the Netherlands heads to the polls. For the first time in 13 years, outgoing prime minister Mark Rutte is not on the ballot.