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

Confronting the permacrisis: Time for a supra-governmental avantgarde
Fabian Zuleeg, Almut Möller, Janis A. Emmanouilidis, EPC Discussion Paper, Brussels 07/2024

Eight structural innovations for the EU’s next politico-institutional cycle
Janis A. Emmanouilidis and Fabian Zuleeg, EPC Discussion Paper, Brussels 06/2024

Participatory democracy at the EU level: How to break the invisible ceiling?
Janis A. Emmanouilidis and Corina Stratulat, Observatory Report, EPC & EU Democracy Reform Observatory 03/2024

Europawahl 2024 – was für die EU und Deutschland auf dem Spiel steht
Janis A. Emmanouilidis and Johannes Greubel, Brussels 01/2024

Turning Fear Into Hope
Herman Van Rompuy | Fabian Zuleeg | Janis A. Emmanouilidis | Jacki Davis, EPC 11/2022

Overcoming the ambition-unity dilemma
Janis A. Emmanouilidis and Fabian Zuleeg, Brussels 10/2022

The Future is Now – What next after the Conference on the Future of Europe?
Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Taking Stock, Moving Forward: Reflections Following the Conference on the Future of Europe, Hanns Seidel Foundation & ELIAMEP, Athens 08/2022

Europe’s moment of truth: United by adversity?
Janis A. Emmanouilidis and Fabian Zuleeg, Brussels 07/2022

The von der Leyen European Commission at midterm: Same priorities, different reality
Corina Stratulat, Johannes Greubel, Perle Petit, Danielle Brady, Silvia Carta, Simon Dekeyrel, Francesco De Angelis, Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Melanie Fessler, Emily Fitzpatrick, Andrea García Rodríguez, Tommaso Grossi, Annika Hedberg, Elizabeth Kuiper, Marta Mucznik, Laura Rayner, Stefan Sipka, Brussels 06/2022

Adding Ambition to Europe's Unity
Herman Van Rompuy and Brigid Laffan et al., Project Syndicate, Brussels 06/2022


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