Giving Globalisation a European Face

L'Esprit de Sel Group

Group Report

Brussels 05/2008


On 14 May 2008 the members of the L'Esprit de Sel Group, a group invited by Marek Siwiec, Vice-President of the European Parliament, presented a report – Giving Globalisation a European Face – in the European Parliament in Brussels. The report discusses and gives recommendations on how the European Union should react to the multifaceted challenges of globalisation.


The L'Esprit de Sel Group consists of: Carl-Fredrik Bergström, Senior Fellow at the Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies (SIEPS), Lecturer at Stockholm University, Stockholm; Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Costas Stavropoulos Research Fellow, ELIAMEP, Athens; Lykke Fries, Pro-Rector of the University of Copenhagen; Christophe Hillion, Professor of European Law and co-director of the Europa Institute, Leiden University, Leiden; Paul Hofheinz, President of The Lisbon Council, Brussels; Gaetane Ricard-Nihoul, Secretary General of Notre Europe, Paris; Pawel Swieboda, Director of demosEUROPA, Warsaw; and Tamas Szemler, Deputy Director, Institute for World Economy, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest.



Latest publications

Re-unite EUrope – A shared Leitmotiv for the next EU leadership
Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Challenge Europe – Yes, we should!, Brussels 04/2019

Yes, we should! – EU priorities for 2019-2024
Janis A. Emmanouilidis et al, Challenge Europe, Brussels 04/2019

Challenge Europe – Introduction | Yes, we should!
Janis A. Emmanouilidis et al, Challenge Europe – Yes, we should!, Brussels 04/2019

The need to 'Re-unite EUrope': the results of another Brexit summit
Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Post-summit Analysis, Brussels 12/2018

Time to move up a gear
Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Post-summit Analysis, Brussels 07/2018

La réforme de l'Europe ne pourra se faire sans compromis
Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Le Monde, Paris 05/2018

Re-energising Europe: a package deal for the EU27
Janis A. Emmanouilidis, King Baudouin Foundation, Bertelsmann Stiftung, Open Society Initiative for Europe, European Policy Centre, Third report 'New Pact for Europe' project, Brussels 11/2017

Time to re-energise Europe
Herman Van Rompuy, Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Euractiv, Brussels 11/2017

Keeping the 'open society' open
Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Alliance Magazine, London 04/2017

The 2017 elections across Europe: facts, expectations and consequences
Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Francesca Fabbri, Yann-Sven Rittelmeyer, Adriaan Schout, Corina Stratulat, Fabian Zuleeg, EPC, Brussels 03/2017


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