TTIP: What’s the Buzz in Europe?

By Arya Hejazi and Håvard Sandvik, European Liberal Forum Introduction Unlike any other bilateral trade agreement, TTIP has stirred emotions on either side of the trade debate. The diversity of views over TTIP in Europe reflects the EU’s diverse member states, but also a Union which is only now coming to grips with its own… Read More

Europe’s Elections and Politics

On June 5, 2014, Hans Stein, Director International Political Dialogue, European Institutions and North America of the Friedrich Naumann Stiftung Foundation, described the breakdown of the institutions and political parties in the recent European Union elections as well as the “clash of institutions” over the upcoming election for EU Commission President. Read the summary here.

Europe’s competitiveness must be bolstered through technological growth, innovation and research

Michael Theurer MEP on Europe and the Sovereign Debt Crisis The timing of the event organized by the Transatlantic Dialogue Program of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom couldn’t have been better: While EU leaders held another summit to try to agree on their long-term financing, Michael Theurer, Member of the European Parliament and Chair… Read More