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The world is facing the most severe financial and economic crisis in the post-war decades. International organisations, like the OECD and IMF, in their latest projections, anticipate that the contraction […]

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It is frequently mentioned that Russia’s relations with the European Union (EU) are those “of strategic partners”. They share a common European civilization and common values. The practical significance of this phrase though is ambiguous, as there is no common meaning inside and outside the EU.
On 6 March 2009, ELIAMEP organized a lecture delivered by […]

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ELIAMEP: One of the main objectives of the Czech Presidency is to promote implementation of the conclusions of G20 Economic Summit in Washington and those of the December European Council. However, Mr. Topolánek has warned of the risks of “excessive regulation and protectionism“. What kind of concrete measures to deal with financial crisis are likely […]

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In a lecture organized by ELIAMEP and the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Athens, on February 12th, 2009, in the European Parliament Offices in Athens, the Political Director of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Volker Stanzel outlined some of the current security challenges facing Europe and proposed a new approach […]

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