Category Eurocrisis

It wasn’t Us, it was the EU!

Written by Elodie Arpa, Ambassador to Austria “The European Union is the perfect scapegoat”. National politicians travel to Brussels to vote on legislative proposals of the European Commission. They debate these proposals and modify them. To enact a law, a… Continue Reading →

Treaty of Aachen 2019: France and Germany renew vows in hope for a stronger EU

Written by Yasmine Idrissi In the midst of Brexit, populism gaining ground, and a rising tide of skepticism towards multilateralism, the liberal values of the European bloc are undoubtedly under threat. In an attempt to amend and renew their commitment to… Continue Reading →

Visegrád perspectives: Fuss about refugees in the Czech Republic

In this new series of articles, EST ambassadors of Visegrád countries will focus a certain issue in their country. This article concentrates on refugees in the Czech Republic and will focus on two different aspects: the political one and media… Continue Reading →

Brussels joins the global movement to repeal the Eighth

A few weeks ago, people gathered in Brussels holding signs with ‘Repeal the 8th’ written on them to show solidarity with the Abortion Rights Campaign’s March for Choice. This event was part of a world-wide movement, in which over 21… Continue Reading →

Highlights from our EU debate in Spanish Parliament

In the wake of the 60th anniversary of the European Union, the European Student Think Tank hosted a debate in Spanish Congress on the future of Europe in which 90 students, experts and international and national politicians participated. The year… Continue Reading →

Statement on the London Terror Attack: Our Democracy Transcends Hatred

  On behalf of the European Student Think Tank we would like to express our sincerest condolences and send our love to the people of the United Kingdom in these tragic days. The very attempt to shatter our Parliament walls… Continue Reading →

European Student Think Tank to host EU youth debate in Spanish Congress

On Friday the 31st of March the European Student Think Tank will host a debate in Spanish Congress at 12H on foreign and European policy in which 90 students will share their vision on the future of Europe. In March… Continue Reading →

Polexit?

Nobody believed in the possibility of Brexit until it actually happened last year. It was out of the blue, and pundits on every continent were shocked. Now in 2017, the uncertainty of the future is felt everywhere. It seems as… Continue Reading →

A JANUS-FACED AUSTRIA COULD SET A DANGEROUS PRECEDENT WITHIN THE EU

  In Roman mythology, Janus was the god of gates and doors, or more abstractly, of all beginnings. He is mostly portrayed as two-faced, a characteristic apt for his supervision of who might enter or exit. When in 2015, large… Continue Reading →

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