EU institutions & treaties

Global Business: Ambitious agenda for new Commission

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
03 December 2019
The new Commission comes to office with an ambitious agenda, from climate change to digitization & curbing the power of tech companies.
Sylvie Goulard

Cuando Bruselas se cree Washington: los exámenes del Parlamento Europeo a la Comisión

06 October 2019
El Pais
Una vez cada cinco años, Bruselas se cree Washington y periodistas, asesores políticos y expertos de todo tipo dejan todo lo que están haciendo para seguir, con mayor o menor entusiasmo, las audiencias del Parlamento Europeo a los comisarios propuestos por los estados miembros.

CER podcast: Meet the new European Commission

Sophia Besch, Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
24 September 2019
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska talks to Sophia Besch about the new European Commission. Who are Ursula von der Leyen's new commissioners – and what happens next?

ELIAMEP 15th European Seminar: Interview, Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
12 September 2019
Interview with Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for European Reform (CER) in the margins of the 15th European Seminar of ELIAMEP (12-14 Semptember 2019).

New Commission bows to the populists

12 September 2019
New power structure shows populist rhetoric has infiltrated EU executive.
Ursula von der Leyen isn't perfect, but she's better than the alternative

Ursula von der Leyen isn't perfect, but she's better than the alternative

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
15 July 2019
Foreign Policy
Opposing the compromise candidate for EU commission president will further empower populists and Euroskeptics.

Reparto de altos cargos en la UE: el regreso del líder reacio

08 July 2019
El Pais
Toda cumbre europea digna de ese nombre sigue una coreografía muy precisa.

CER podcast: EU top jobs

Sophia Besch, Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
05 July 2019
Sophia Besch talks to Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska about the EU’s top jobs reshuffle. They discuss the candidates, Europe's winners and losers, and what happens next.

The importance of being protectionist: A long view of the European Defense Fund

Sophia Besch, Martin Quencez
13 June 2019
War on the rocks
In 2017, EU officials rejoiced. They claimed to have accomplished more in 10 months than in 10 years in the field of defense, having launched three new initiatives to strengthen defense industrial co-operation, first and foremost the European Defense Fund.

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).