Historic turning point or just another chapter?
Janis A. Emmanouilidis
The March 2014 European Council could enter the history books as a turning point, not only in the EUs relations with Russia but also in its role as foreign policy actor. Events in Ukraine inevitably dominated the Summit, with EU leaders adopting a balanced approach aimed at achieving three key objectives de-escalation, containment/deterrence and cooperation based on political and economic support for Ukraine, increased but limited pressure on Russia, and moves to strengthen ties with other EU neighbours.
The Summit also discussed a range of economic and environmental policy issues, with the situation in Ukraine casting a long shadow over the discussion on energy policy, but failed to reach agreement on the EUs climate goals to 2030 or to put more flesh on the bones of calls for a European industrial renaissance. However, two other developments were particularly significant: the creation of the second pillar of the future banking union, establishing a single regime for winding down failing banks; and changes to the savings tax directive, bringing years of negotiation to an end.
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The age of permacrisis
Ricardo Borges de Castro, Janis A. Emmanouilidis and Fabian Zuleeg, Op-ed Euractiv, Brussels 04/2021
Europe in the age of permacrisis
Ricardo Borges de Castro, Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Fabian Zuleeg, EPC Commentary, Brussels 03/2021
Conference on the Future of Europe – Mind the Gaps!
Janis A. Emmanouilidis and Corina Stratulat, EPC Commentary, Brussels 03/2021
Deutschland in der EU
Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Michael Bauer, in Werner Weidenfeld, Wolfgang Wessels and Funda Tekin (eds.), Europa von A-Z: Taschenbuch der europäischen Integration, SpringerVS 01/2021
High hope, low expectations – Brussels' perspective on the future of Europe after COVID-19
Stefan Denig | Janis A. Emmanouilidis | Johannes Greubel | Corina Stratulat | Holger Thiel, Report by EPC, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, ifok, Brussels 10/2020
COVID19: Lessons form the 'euro crisis'
Janis A. Emmanouilidis and Fabian Zuleeg, EPC Discussion Paper, Brussels 04/2020
Europe under siege
Fabian Zuleeg and Janis A. Emmanouilidis, EPC Commentary, Brussels 03/2020
Deutschland in der EU
Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Michael Bauer, in Werner Weidenfeld, Wolfgang Wessels and Funda Tekin (eds.), Europa von A-Z: Taschenbuch der europäischen Integration, Springer VS, Wiesbaden 02/2020
Second Draft Blueprint for Conference on the Future of Europe
Janis A. Emmanouilidis and Corina Stratulat, Blueprint, Brussels 01/2020
It’s time to discuss Europe’s future – A first Draft Blueprint for the Conference on the Future of Europe
Janis A. Emmanouilidis and Corina Stratulat, EPC Commentary, Brussels 11/2019