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Why Trade Is the European Union’s Best Foreign Policy Asset

Written by Antoine Latran Introduction There has been a number of debates over the years on the European Union’s place in the world. Despite France’s President Emmanuel Macron calls for a more coordinated Europe in terms of defence and military… Continue Reading →

Rephrase the Current One-Dimensional Global Free Trade Agreements of the European Union: By Making It a Two-Dimensional with an Environmental Dimension

Written by Oscar Brunzell Abstract In this paper, it is argued that the European Union transformed its one-dimensional trade policy into a two-dimensional trade policy, specifically, to protect the environment from unnecessary harm. Historically, the European Union has maintained one… Continue Reading →

EU-Japan Agreement: 2019 ushers in the world’s largest trade deal ever made

Written by Ngaio Olsen-Stahl Following the Second World War, both Japan and the European continent saw incredible success in rebuilding their societies. Japan notoriously fostered an economic miracle and shot up to second place of the world’s largest economies just… Continue Reading →

Saving the multilateral trading system: EU’s action plan to reform the World Trade Organization

Written by Yasmine Idrissi Azzouzi Geneva, November 2018 On September 18th, the European Commission has published proposals to reform the World Trade Organization. Since its establishment in 1995, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has created a level playing field for… Continue Reading →

By our English Ambassador: ‘Are we the bad guys?’

  We in the UK see ourselves as world leaders and as a benevolent force in the world: a member of the G7, G20 and much more, with ‘special relationships’ between us and many other countries, financially successful but also… Continue Reading →

What do the Greenpeace TTIP-leaks actually tell us?

By Melle Scholten, MA student of International Relations in Groningen, having previously completed a BA in European Studies in Maastricht.  Without a whole lot of publicity, Greenpeace released 248 pages of confidential TTIP-negotiation documents this week[i]. Considering TTIP has been… Continue Reading →

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and its effects on democratic sovereignty

By Maurijn Rezvani, student of Anthropology and Political Science at the University of Amsterdam and writer for the European Student Think Tank.  The number of signed trade agreements is growing exponentially. Since the nineties this number has grown eightfold (see… Continue Reading →

TTIP agreement: the Bulgarian perspective

by Ekaterina Dimitrusheva. Originally published on 2013/12/22 At the end of 2013 the European Union is a strong and attractive global partner, and its combined economy still is the largest in the world. Therefore the negotiations over the prospective Transatlantic… Continue Reading →

EU-PRC Relationship (Part 2/3: Economy)

By Jacob Sienar. Originally published on 2013/01/22 France’s support for a multipolar world order had resulted in a series of high-level exchanges during the 1990’s, which facilitated the establishment of  annual  EU-China Summits, which continue today.  The summit was cancelled… Continue Reading →

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