Research > EU, politics and institutions

  • Bringing the Balkans Back on the EU agenda

    On the backdrop of the beginning of a new EU institutional cycle and the adoption of a new methodology for EU accession negotiations, the project promoted a proactive discussion that contributed...

    Start/End: 2020 - 2021
  • Van Wittel-Vanvitelli Roundtable

    In spite of differences, Italy and the Netherlands are both founding members of the European Union and share a common outlook in a number of policy areas that are crucial to the EU’s future. The...

    Start/End: 2019 - 2020
  • New Multilateralism: The Role of the UN and of the European Union

    The Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) is the scientific partner in a project developed by the Foundation of European Progressive Studies (FEPS) with the aim of contributing to the on-going...

    Start/End: 2020 - 2020
  • Towards a Citizens’ Union - 2CU

    While anti-EU parties’ political narratives are build on the idea of ‘taking back control’, recent Eurobarometer polls suggest that European citizens want to see a better functioning EU in core...

    Start/End: 2017 - 2020
  • EU Global Strategy (EUGS) Watch

    The EUGS Watch project – launched by the IAI and the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) –  aimed at critically assessing how the goals included in the Strategy are translating into...

    Start/End: 2018 - 2019
  • EU Multi-annual financial framework for 2021-2027. Resources, tools and possible developments

    The project, inaugurated with a kick-off meeting held at the IAI on 7 November 2017, led to the publication of six policy papers prepared by experts in the sector. Three of them deal with...
    Start/End: 2017 - 2018
  • EU-CIVCAP - Preventing and responding to conflict: developing EU CIVilian CAPabilities for a sustainable peace

    Preventing the outbreak of conflicts and promoting a sustainable peace remains a key challenge for policy-makers and analysts. The EU and Member States should acquire adequate capabilities in...

    Start/End: 2015 - 2018
  • New Pact for Europe

    The project was launched by the King Baudouin Foundation (Belgium) and supported by a large transnational consortium of European foundations. Project partners included organisations from across...

    Start/End: 2013 - 2017
  • EU60: Re-Founding Europe. The Responsibility to Propose

    In recent years, a series of strategic challenges have shaken the foundations of the EU’s integration project, leading to the emergence of existential threats in the institutional, political and...

    Start/End: 2016 - 2017
  • Governing Europe

    The institutional architecture of the European Union (EU) and the different decision-making procedures regulating European policies pose several questions on the existence of a government for the...

    Start/End: 2015 - 2016