EU institutions & treaties

Europe must prevent a German stranglehold on the ECB

Christian Odendahl
29 May 2019
The Telegraph
It’s no secret that Bundesbank boss Jens Weidmann would like to succeed Mario Draghi as president of the European Central Bank.

Judy Asks: Do these European Parliament elections matter?

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
22 May 2019
Carnegie Europe
European Parliament elections matter because they are an opportunity for EU citizens to express their preferences for the further evolution of the European project.

RTÉ News: The rise of populism in Europe

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
21 May 2019
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform spoke to RTÉ News about the rise for populism in Europe (from 0.55 seconds).

CER podcast: European Parliament elections special

Ian Bond, Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, Charles Grant, Camino Mortera-Martinez, Beth Oppenheim, Luigi Scazzieri, Leonard Schuette
20 May 2019
Beth Oppenheim talks to the CER's experts about the upcoming European Parliament elections.

Tok FM: Co czeka polski biznes, jeśli dojdzie do brexitu?

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
13 May 2019
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform commented on the European Parliament and Brexit.

TVN24: Gostyńska, Smolar i Kędzierski o wyborach do europarlamentu

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
11 May 2019
Gośćmi Macieja Wierzyńskiego byli Agata Gostyńska z Centre for European Reform w Londynie, prezes Fundacji Batorego i współzałożyciel Europejskiej Rady Polityki Międzynarodowej Aleksander Smolar oraz doktor Marcin Kędzierski z Klubu Jagiellońskiego i Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego w Krakowie. Rozmowa dotyczyła nadchodzących wyborów do Parlamentu Europejskiego.

Grayling TV: The EU elections aftermath

06 May 2019
This week we speak to Camino Mortera, a senior research fellow for the Centre of European Reform. Camino is a specialist on justice and home and European affairs. This time, she talks to David Simon, head of Public Affairs Grayling on predictions after the EU elections.

Brexit means … European Parliament elections?

02 May 2019
Almost three years after the historic vote to leave the European Union, Britain is destined to participate in the European Parliament elections against the express wishes of most politicians on both sides of the Channel.

Italy and the EP elections

26 April 2019
The European Parliament elections will be a crucial test for all political forces in Italy, and could accelerate the end of the uncomfortable coalition between the right-wing anti-immigration League, and the populist Five Star Movement (5S).

FIIA Day: Transforming the political landscape of the EU in 2019

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
04 March 2019
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska is a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform, joined other speakers to discuss: the European elections of 2019 and how they will be a test case for the mainstream European parties and their legitimacy. Having faced serious challenges in national elections due to changing political cleavages and emergence of new political movements, their European postures will now be put into test. A lot depends on how the agenda for the elections will look like. 

Monocle podcast: The Globalist- The European Parliament's elections

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
09 January 2019
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform spoke to the Monocle about a possible alliance between Salvini and Kaczynski in the European Parliament’s elections (from 17:15 mins).

European Parliament elections 2019: The litmus test for the Spitzenkandidaten process

12 December 2018
The forthcoming European Parliament elections in 2019 will probably determine the fate of the Spitzenkandidaten process to select the President of the European Commission.

Direct democracy in the EU: The myth of a citizens' union

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, Beth Oppenheim
20 November 2018
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska and Beth Oppenheim of the CER contributed a chapter titled 'Does democracy work in the UK?', see page 400, in 'Direct democracy in the EU: The myth of a citizens' union'.

Monocle podcast: The Globalist - Whispers of a comeback

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
13 September 2018
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska a senior research felow at the Centre for European Reform spoke to the Monocle about Junckers' State of Union address and Hungary (from 02:55 mins).

Parliament Live: Exiting the European Union Committee

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
02 May 2018
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska gave evidence to the Exiting the European Union Committee on: The progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal (from 9:38 mins).

BBC Newsnight: British EU ignorance is harming UK interests - Viewsnight

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
04 April 2018
In this Viewsnight, Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska of the CER argues that if the British government doesn't pay more attention to the European Parliament, it could get a bad Brexit deal.

Judy Asks: Is Central Europe damaging EU enlargement?

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
28 February 2018
Carnegie Europe
The EU’s big bang enlargement has always generated mixed feelings.

BBC Radio 4 - The World Tonight: Selmayr controversy

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
27 February 2018
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform speaks to Adam Fleming about Martin Selmayr and his new role (from 24:21 mins).

UK should work more closely with MEPs on Brexit

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
18 December 2017
EU Observer
When it comes to engaging with the European Parliament on Britain's withdrawal from the EU, Brexit secretary David Davis looks to have made a wise call.

Tok FM: Finał fazy rozwodowej - kolejny krok w drodze do Brexitu

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
13 December 2017
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska speaks to Tok FM about the European Parliament's resolution on Brexit.