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'Highly problematic, to put it mildly'

Deciphering the Conservative Party’s proposals for a new ‘British Bill of Rights’ is not an easy task, as the eight-page policy document is riddled with errors, distortions and imprecise language. What is more, their two main policy aims are highly problematic, argues
Colm O'Cinneide
9 October 2014
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Starts: Oct 9, 2014 12:00:00 AM

UK & EU: New Faces, Old Problems?

The row between Britain and its allies that accompanied the nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker as the new Commission President was seen by some as an effective short-term tactic from David Cameron. But the ‘Juncker bounce’ was short-lived and left Cameron in a long-term strategic pickle.
Paola Buonadonna
6 October 2014
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Starts: Oct 6, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Five lessons of the Juncker Affair

It is now three months since Jean-Claude Juncker was elected President of the Commission, against the express wishes of the British and Hungarian governments.  What lessons can we draw from this episode about British attitudes to the European Union?
6 October 2014
Prof Michael Shackleton
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Starts: Oct 6, 2014 12:00:00 AM

European Focus Week: Colonialism for the 21st Century? Europe in Africa

Publication date: Jan 25, 2013 12:00:00 AM

Start: Feb 27, 2013 7:00:00 PM
End: Feb 27, 2013 9:00:00 PM

26 February 2013


When
27 February, 7.00pm

Where
B31 Denys Holland LT
Bentham House
Endsleigh Gardens
London WC1H 0EG


Focus Week

What are the political challenges involved in European donor attempts to use their economic leverage to oblige Governments to adopt pro-poor rather than pro-rich policies, and the role of the donor community in promoting democracy and economic liberalisation.

Speakers:

This event is supported by UCL European Institute


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With the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union.