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24 Jul 2014
HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION: OUGHT THE UNITED NATIONS TO HAVE AN INCREASING OR DIMINISHING ROLE?  (pdf)
ROSA FREEDMAN
Lecturer at Birmingham Law School
University of Birmingham, U.K.
21 Jul 2014
UKRAINE: WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEATH OF THE PASSENGERS OF THE MH17?
A TEN POINT COMMENTARY
 (pdf)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
24 Jun 2014
RUSSIA-BALTIC RELATIONS AFTER CRIMEAs ANNEXATION: REASONS FOR CONCERN?  (pdf)
AGNIA GRIGAS PhD
Fellow at the McKinnon Center for Global Affairs at Occidental College
Los Angeles, CA
Former Advisor of the Lithuanian Government
27 May 2014
HOW THE WEST FAILED IN UKRAINE:
LESSONS TO BE LEARNED
 (pdf)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
21 May 2014
THE TEA PARTY: ROMANTIC REVOLUTIONARIES OR GRASSROOTS POPULISTS?  (pdf)
NELLA VAN DYKE
Associate Professor and Chair of Sociology
University of California
Merced, CA
07 Apr 2014
KALININGRAD: WHAT IS ITS FUNCTION IN CONTEMPORARY RUSSIA?  (pdf)
GREG SIMONS
Uppsala Centre for Russian
and Eurasian Studies
27 Mar 2014
UKRAINE:
AN URGENT CALL FOR U.S. LEADERSHIP
 (pdf)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
04 Mar 2014
PUTINs WARS
THE RISE OF RUSSIAs NEW IMPERIALISM
 (pdf)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation

PREDICTED IN HIS LATEST BOOK THE RUSSIAN ATTACK ON UKRAINE
28 Jan 2014
EUROMAIDAN: RUSSIA AND THE EUROPEAN CHOICE OF THE UKRAINIANS  (pdf)
JAN PIEKLO
Director
Polish-Ukrainian Cooperation Foundation
Warsaw and Kyiv
20 Dec 2013
'TRADITIONAL VALUES' AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Whose Traditions? Which Rights?
 (pdf)
MICHAEL BLAKE
Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington, USA
01 Dec 2013
TURKEY AND THE EUROPEAN UNION 2013
Is Europe s Door Half Closed or Half Open?
 (pdf)
CATHERINE MACMILLAN
Yeditepe University
Istanbul, Turkey
27 Nov 2013
ETHNIC CLEANSING IN THE BALKANS
Why Did It Happen and Could It Happen Again?
 (pdf)
PAUL MOJZES
Rosemont College
Rosemont, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
02 May 2013
JOSEPH STALIN IS BACK...
But did he ever go away?
 (pdf)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
30 Apr 2013
IS BRITAIN LEAVING THE EU?  (pdf)
ANDREW GEDDES
Professor of Politics, University of Sheffield
Robert Schuman Fellow in the Migration Policy Centre
European University Institute, Florence
10 Apr 2013
CORRUPTION IN EUROPE:
WHAT CAN BE DONE?
 (pdf)
LAURENCE COCKCROFT
Co-Founder Transparency International (TI)
Chairman TI(UK) 2000-2008
08 Apr 2013
DEMOCRACY IN GEORGIA: DA CAPO?  (pdf)
STEPHEN F. JONES
Professor of Russia Studies
Mount Holyoke College
22 Feb 2013
INTERNET GOVERNANCE OR INTERNET CONTROL?
How to Safeguard Internet Freedom
 (pdf)
SUSAN ARIEL AARONSON
Associate Research Professor (IIEP)
Elliott School of International Affairs
George Washington University
Minerva Chair, National War College
06 Feb 2013
PUTINISM - The Slow Rise of a Radical Right Regime in Russia  (doc)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
18 Dec 2012
THE ROLE OF ESTONIA IN DEVELOPING NATOs CYBER STRATEGY  (pdf)
HALY LAASME
Foreign Policy and Security Analyst
Estonia
07 Sep 2012
CRISIS AND THE FUTURE OF EUROPE  (pdf)
JOHN McCORMICK
Jean Monnet Professor of European Union Politics
Indiana University
Indianapolis, USA
07 Sep 2012
MARX AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Analysis of an Ambivalent Relationship
 (pdf)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
23 Jul 2012
RUSSIA AND SYRIA
Why Putin Supports the Bashar Al-Assad Regime
 (pdf)
TALAL NIZAMEDDIN
American University of Beirut
02 Jul 2012
2012: A NEW ASSAULT ON GEORGIA?
The Kavkaz-2012 Exercises and Russian War Games in the Caucasus
 (pdf)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
22 May 2012
THE FOREIGN POLICY OF FRANCOIS HOLLANDE:
U-TURN OR CONTINUITY?
 (pdf)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
21 May 2012
OBAMA, MEDVEDEV, AND THE BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE
A Polish View
 (pdf)
JADWIGA KIWERSKA
Institute for Western Affairs
Poznan
20 Jan 2012
TOWARD A RESOLUTION OF THE CYPRUS DISPUTE AND THE EURO CRISIS:
A GEO-ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVE
 (pdf)
HALL GARDNER
American University of Paris
Professor and Chair of the Department of International and Comparative Politics
14 Sep 2011
RUSSIA s EMBRACE OF TACTICAL NUCLEAR WEAPONS
Its Negative Impact on U.S. Proposals for Nuclear Arms Reductions
 (pdf)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
01 Sep 2011
THE NORTHERN FOREIGN POLICY OF RUSSIA
What is the Long-Term Strategy of Russia in the Baltic Sea and Arctic Regions?
 (pdf)
INGMAR OLDBERG
Research Associate
Swedish Institute of International Affairs
Stockholm
08 Jun 2011
THE RESPONSIBILITY TO PROTECT IN LIBYA:
Veering toward Boots on the Ground?
 (pdf)
HALL GARDNER
Professor and Chair
Department of International and Comparative Politics
American University, Paris
01 Jun 2011
GEORGIA:
TIME FOR AN EMBARGO ON RESET POLICY
 (pdf)
DAVID J. SMITH
Director
Georgian Security Analysis Center, Tbilisi
Senior Fellow, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies Washington
23 Aug 2010
IMPLICATIONS OF THE ENHANCED REGIONAL ACTIVISM OF TURKEY FOR ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH THE EUROPEAN UNION  (pdf)
OZLEM TERZI
Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations
Istanbul University
28 Jul 2010
ESDP OPERATIONS AND THE CHALLENGES OF EVOLVING MULTILATERAL SECURITY  (pdf)
FULVIO ATTINA
Jean Monnet Professor of EU Politics
University of Catania
27 Jul 2010
THE NEW POLITICAL REGIME IN UKRAINE -
TOWARD SULTANISM YANUKOVYCH-STYLE?
 (pdf)
ALEXANDER J. MOTYL
Professor of Political Science
Rutgers University, Newark
29 Mar 2010
UKRAINE, EUROPE, AND BANDERA  (pdf)
ALEXANDER J. MOTYL
Professor of Political Science
Rutgers University, Newark
25 Mar 2010
THE FOREIGN POLICY OF BARACK OBAMA: BETWEEN DREAMING AND DOING  (pdf)
ALEXANDER MOENS AND INU BARBEE
Fraser Institute, Vancouver
Centre for Canadian-American Relations
24 Mar 2010
A EUROPEAN ROLE FOR FRENCH NUCLEAR WEAPONS?  (doc)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
12 Feb 2010
RUSSIA AND EUROPE
The Dangers of a Reset
 (pdf)
FRANCOISE THOM
Professor of Modern History
Sorbonne University, Paris
11 Feb 2010
THE FOREIGN POLICY OF NICOLAS SARKOZY:
NOT PRINCIPLED, OPPORTUNISTIC, AND AMATEURISH
 (pdf)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director Cicero Foundation
01 Dec 2009
EURASIA VERSUS CENTRAL CAUCASO-ASIA:
ON THE GEOPOLITICS OF CENTRAL CAUCASO-ASIA
 (pdf)
VLADIMER PAPAVA
Former Minister of Economy of Georgia
01 Dec 2009
DEFENCE OF THE WEST ON THE LMES  (pdf)
GARY H. RICE
20 Nov 2009
FRENCH SHIP SALE TO RUSSIA MUST BE BLOWN OFF COURSE  (pdf)
DAVID J. SMITH
Director, Georgian Security Analysis Center, Tbilisi
Senior Fellow, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, Washington
13 Oct 2009
UKRAINE BETWEEN RUSSIA AND THE EUROPEAN UNION
An Analysis of the Present Situation
 (pdf)
ALEXANDER J. MOTYL
Professor of Political Science
Rutgers University - Newark
05 Jun 2009
SHAPING GEORGIA s FUTURE AFTER THE RUSSIAN INVASION  (pdf)
KORNELY K. KAKACHIA
Tbilisi State University
Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
01 Jun 2009
MOLDOVA AND RUSSIA
Why is Moscow Meddling?
 (pdf)
STEPHEN SCHWARTZ
Executive Director
Center for Islamic Pluralism, Washington DC
27 Apr 2009
RISING ANTI-SEMITISM IN EUROPE
How to Respond?
 (pdf)
Prof. GERT WEISSKIRCHEN, MP
Foreign Policy Spokesman
SPD Fraction German Bundestag
13 Mar 2009
PROSPECTS FOR THE TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONSHIP UNDER THE OBAMA PRESIDENCY:
TOWARDS A TRANSATLANTIC STRATEGIC COUNCIL?
 (pdf)
HALL GARDNER
Professor, American University
13 Mar 2009
WHY FRANCE REJOINS NATO:
WOOING BRITAIN?
 (pdf)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
01 Feb 2009
SARKOZY COMMITTED IN GEORGIA THE SIN OF VOLUNTARISM  (pdf)
JEAN-SYLVESTRE MONGRENIER
French Institute of Geopolitics, Paris
Thomas More Institute, Paris, Brussels
01 Feb 2009
MONETARY POLICY STRATEGY IN A GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT  (pdf)
PHILIPPE MOUTOT & GIOVANNI VITALE
European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main
Directorate General Economics
Directorate Monetary Policy
29 Oct 2008
TOWARD A SEPARATE BLACK SEA COMMAND  (ppt)
HALL GARDNER
Chair
American University, Paris
International and Comparative Politics Department
27 Oct 2008
THE PROPOSAL OF RUSSIAN PRESIDENT MEDVEDEV
FOR A PAN-EUROPEAN SECURITY PACT
Its Six Hidden Objectives and How the West Should Respond
 (pdf)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
15 Sep 2008
RUSSIA, GEORGIA AND THE EUROPEAN UNION:
THE CREEPING FINLANDIZATION OF EUROPE
 (pdf)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
12 Jun 2008
SARKOZY, FRANCE, AND NATO
Will Sarkozy s Rapprochement to NATO Be Sustainable?
 (pdf)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
21 May 2008
PARIS MAY 68 AND PROVO AMSTERDAM 65
Trying to Understand Two Postmodern
Youth Revolts
 (pdf)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
16 May 2008
The Pension Crisis in France
Causes and Remedies
 (ppt)
EPHRAIM MARQUER
Director of Employee Savings and
Retirement Schemes AFG, Paris
16 May 2008
Pension Reform in the Nordic Countries
What Can Other EU Member States Learn?
 (ppt)
MIKA VIDLUND
Finnish Centre for Pensions
16 May 2008
Can French Pension Systems still Fulfill
their Implicit Commitments?
 (ppt)
DIDIER BLANCHET
French National Institute of Statistics
and Economic Studies INSEE, Paris
15 May 2008
Pension Reform in the European Union:
How to Cope with Ageing Populations?
 (ppt)
PER ECKEFELDT
DG Economic and Financial Affairs
European Commission, Brussels
18 Apr 2008
Opening Up the Labour Market to People
with Disabilities: The French Experience
 (ppt)
FRANCOIS ATGER
Territorial Director of AGEFIPH
French National Employment Agency
for Disabled People
18 Apr 2008
Creating Low-Skilled Jobs: The French Strategy  (ppt)
HENRI STERDYNIAK
French Observatory of Economic Conjunctures
OFCE, Paris
17 Apr 2008
The Fight against Undeclared Work:
A New Challenge for an Enlarged Europe?
 (ppt)
GUIDO VANDERSEYPEN
Deputy Head of Unit, Employment Strategy
DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities
European Commission, Brussels
17 Apr 2008
Active Labour Market Policies in the UK
What Lessons Can We Learn from the British Experience?
 (ppt)
MICHELLE DE CORT
Department for Work and Pensions, London
15 Apr 2008
Reforming Pensions in Europe:
The Political Significance of Technicalities
 (ppt)
GIULIANO BONOLI
Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration
IDHEAP, Lausanne
01 Feb 2008
The European Union - A Neo-Medieval Empire?  (pdf)
JAN ZIELONKA
Professor of European Politics
University of Oxford
Ralf Dahrendorf Fellow at St Antony s College
28 Nov 2007
Is NATO to Be or Not to Be?  (pdf)
GARY H. RICE
Col. CA/CF Ret., Ontario, Canada
12 Oct 2007
PARIS
Part-Time Work in the Netherlands:
Success or Failure?
 (ppt)
GIDO TEN DOLLE
Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs
and Employment
12 Oct 2007
PARIS
Combining Flexibility with Security for Workers  (ppt)
RAYMOND TORRES
Director
International Institute for Labour Studies
International Labour Organization ILO, Geneva
12 Oct 2007
PARIS
Does the European Commission Definition
of Flexicurity Favour Flexibility Over Security?
 (ppt)
MARIA JEPSEN
Acting Head of Research Department
European Trade Union Institute for Research,
Education, Health and Safety ETUI-REHS
Brussels
11 Oct 2007
PARIS
Flexicurity and Transitional Labour Markets:
How to Avoid Rigidities and Better Prepare
New and Old EU Member States
for a Globalizing Economy?
 (ppt)
Prof. JEAN-CLAUDE BARBIER
University of Paris1 - Sorbonne
11 Oct 2007
PARIS
Labour Market Policies in the UK:
A Recipe for Success?
 (ppt)
GEORGINA HILL
Labour and Social Affairs Attache
British Embassy, Paris
11 Oct 2007
PARIS
Stimulating Employment and Growth:
Do We Need an Anglo-Saxon or a Nordic Model?
 (ppt)
FRANK McDONALD
Professor of International Business
University of Bradford
School of Management
15 Jun 2007
PARIS
Integrating Migrants in France:
What Measures Should the New French Government Take
to Bridge an ever Deepening Social Divide
 (ppt)
HERVE LE BRAS
Director of Laboratory of Historical Demography
EHESS, Paris
11 May 2007
PARIS
Preparing Our Pension Systems for the Future:
The Case of Germany
 (ppt)
JOERN WESENBERG
Deutsche Rentenversicherung
Berlin
11 May 2007
PARIS
Pension Reform in the Nordic Countries -
A Model for the Other EU Member States?
 (ppt)
ARNE PAULSSON
Swedish Social Insurance Agency
Pensions Department
11 May 2007
PARIS
A Comparison of Pension Reform in the EU-27
What Lessons Can Be Learned?
 (ppt)
MIKA VIDLUND
Finnish Centre for Pensions
10 May 2007
PARIS
Funded Pensions -
Pension Reform in the European Union
 (ppt)
PABLO ANTOLIN
OECD, Paris
Private Pensions Unit
10 May 2007
PARIS
Pension Reform in the UK:
Facing the Challenges Ahead
 (ppt)
GEORGINA HILL
Labour and Social Affairs Attache
British Embassy, Paris
10 May 2007
PARIS
The Politics of Pension Reform in Western Europe  (ppt)
GIULIANO BONOLI
Professor IDHEAP, Lausanne
Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration
15 Feb 2007
PARIS
What Works among Active Labour Market Policies?  (ppt)
DAVID GRUBB
OECD, Paris
Directorate for Employment, Labour
and Social Affairs
15 Feb 2007
PARIS
Active Labour Market Polices in the UK -
Is the British Success-Story Coming to an End?
 (ppt)
SHRUTI SINGH
Department for Work and Pensions
London
15 Feb 2007
PARIS
Flexicurity - The Danish Active Labour Market
Policy: Can it Be Copied?
 (ppt)
THOMAS QVORTRUP CHRISTENSEN
Danish Employers Organization
14 Dec 2006
PARIS
Combating International Crime in an Enlarging
European Union: What is the Role of Europol?
 (pdf)
ANTONIO SACCONE
EUROPOL, The Hague
Head of Crime Analysis Unit
11 Dec 2006
PARIS
How Effective is the European Arrest Warrant
as a Means of Combating Transnational Crime?
 (ppt)
DANIEL BERNARD
Federal Prosecutor of Belgium
27 Nov 2006
BUILDING A BIGGER, BETTER NATO AT RIGA  (html)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
09 Nov 2006
Beyond Black and White : Confronting Modern Realities of Racism and Xenophobia in Asia and Europe  (pdf)
ASEF
13 Oct 2006
PARIS
The Coming Accession of Romania:
What Economic and Security Role Will
Romania Play in an Enlarging EU?
 (pdf)
His Excellency LAZAR COMANESCU
Ambassador of Romania to the European Union
13 Oct 2006
PARIS
Preparing for Integration:
The Relation of the EU with the Balkan Countries
 (ppt)
TAMAS SZEMLER
Institute for World Economics of the Hungarian
Academy of Sciences
12 Oct 2006
PARIS
Preparing for Euro Adoption in the New
EU Member States
 (ppt)
ANATOLI ANNENKOV
European Central Bank
Principal Economist
Directorate Economic Development
12 Oct 2006
PARIS
Prospects of Integration: Are the Candidate
EU Member States from the Balkans
Ready to Catch-Up in the Wider EU?
 (ppt)
ANDREAS WOERGOETTER
OECD, Paris
Head of Division
Economics Department
12 Oct 2006
PARIS
Fiscal Consolidation and Public Investment:
Friends, Foes, or Neutral Partners?
A Look at Bulgaria and Romania
 (ppt)
ARMIN RIESS
European Investment Bank
Luxembourg
15 Jun 2006
PARIS
Integrating Migrants in the Netherlands
The Role of Education, Employment, and the Media
 (pdf)
JUSTUS VEENMAN
Professor of Economic Sociology
Department of Economics
Erasmus University Rotterdam
01 Jun 2006
PARIS
The Case for Direct US Engagement With North Korea  (pdf)
HALL GARDNER
Chair
American University of Paris
Department of International Affairs and Politics
24 Feb 2006
PARIS
The Role of Education and Vocational Training in Reducing Unemployment  (pdf)
Dr. PETER DE ROOIJ
Founding Director European Training Foundation, Turin
24 Feb 2006
PARIS
Comparison of Employment Strategies Worldwide:
An ILO View
 (ppt)
PETER H. AUER
International Labour Organization ILO, Geneva
Chief, Employment Analysis and Research
Employment Strategy Department
24 Feb 2006
PARIS
The European Employment Strategy within the New Lisbon Agenda  (ppt)
GUIDO VANDERSYPEN
EU Employment Strategy Unit
DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities
European Commission, Brussels
23 Feb 2006
PARIS
Stimulating Growth and Employment in the EU:
What is the Relevance of the Lisbon Agenda in a Globalising World?
 (pdf)
Dr. FRANK McDONALD
University of Hull
Professor of International Business
Director of the Centre for Regional and International Business in Hull University Business School
23 Feb 2006
PARIS
Active Labour Market Policies in the UK:
What Lessons Can Be Learned from the British Experience?
 (ppt)
HELEN BACHE
Department of Work and Pensions, London
Economy and Labour Market Division
23 Feb 2006
PARIS
Keeping Older Workers in the Labour Force:
An Assessment of Recent Policies in the Netherlands
 (pdf)
PAUL VAN LEEUWE
Scientific Council for Government Policy of
the Netherlands, The Hague
23 Feb 2006
PARIS
Combining a High Level of Welfare with Flexibility:
Is the Danish Labour Market Approach a Model for Stagnating Eurozone Countries?
 (ppt)
THOMAS QVORTRUP CHRISTENSEN
Confederation of Danish Employers, Copenhagen
09 Dec 2005
PARIS
Developing a Defence and Security Policy in the EU
A View from the British Presidency
 (pdf)
H.E. Sir JOHN HOLMES
British Ambassador to France
09 Dec 2005
PARIS
The Role of the EU in Fighting Proliferation
An Assessment of the Iran Case and its Consequences
 (pdf)
Dr. ALYSON J.K. BAILES
Director
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute SIPRI
09 Dec 2005
PARIS
Headline Goal 2010 and the Concept of the EU Battle Groups
An Assessment of the Build-up of a European Defence Capability
 (pdf)
Dr. JULIAN LINDLEY-FRENCH
University of Munich
Centre for Applied Policy
Senior Scholar
09 Dec 2005
PARIS
European Defence Procurement Integration: How to Handle Article 296 EC?  (ppt)
Dr. ARIS GEORGOPOULOS
University of Dundee
08 Dec 2005
PARIS
Spreading Democracy: A Shared Transatlantic Goal or a Dangerous Apple of Discord?  (pdf)
WILLIAM PFAFF
International Herald Tribune
08 Dec 2005
PARIS
Redefining the Transatlantic Relationship for the Twenty-First Century – Why the US and Europe Need Each Other  (pdf)
HALL GARDNER
Chair
American University of Paris
Department of International Affairs and Politics
08 Jul 2005
The Failed European Constitution and US Interests
(Published IntheNationalInterest)
 (html)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
10 Jun 2005
PARIS
The Integration of Muslim Communities in Europe: A Comparison of the Integration Strategies in Austria, Germany and the United Kingdom (powerpoint file)  (ppt)
ANNA STEPIEN
University of Vienna Department of Political Science Migration Expert
10 Jun 2005
PARIS
Ins and Outs of an EU Integration Policy: The Position of Migrants in the Era of Security  (doc)
Prof. Dr. MONICA DEN BOER
Scientific Dean at the Police Academy of the Netherlands
Police Academy Chair at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
10 Jun 2005
PARIS
Integrating Migrants in Britain: What are the Strengths and Weaknesses of the British Multicultural Model?  (ppt)
Dr. SARAH KYAMBI
Institute For Public Policy Research, London
09 Jun 2005
PARIS
After the Fortuyn and Van Gogh Murders:
Is the Dutch Integration Model in Disarray?
 (pdf)
Prof. Dr. RINUS PENNINX
University of Amsterdam Scientific Director Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies
01 Jun 2005
Five Lessons to be Learned from a Failed Constitution  (html)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
11 Apr 2005
The Coming French No Vote: a Disaster for Europe?  (html)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
11 Apr 2005
PARIS
Job Creation by Boosting Entrepreneurship
How to Stimulate and Finance the Creation of Micro-Entreprises (powerpoint file)
 (ppt)
CATHERINE SNYERS
ADIE - Association for the Right on Economic Initiative, Paris
11 Mar 2005
Active Labour Market Policies in the UK: What is the Secret of the British Success? (powerpoint file)  (ppt)
BILL WELLS
Department for Work and Pensions, London Head Economy and Labour Market Division
11 Mar 2005
PARIS
Employment Policies in the EU in an Era of Globalisation:
What should be the Answer to the Relocation of Work to Cheap Labour Countries?
 (pdf)
JOHN EVANS
General Secretary, Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD
10 Mar 2005
PARIS
The Danish Model of 'Flexicurity' - An Active Labour Market Strategy for Older Workers (powerpoint file)  (ppt)
THOMAS QVORTRUP CHRISTENSEN
Ministry of Employment, Copenhagen
10 Mar 2005
PARIS
The European Employment Strategy and
the Lisbon Agenda -
The Way Towards More and Better Jobs?
 (ppt)
LUC THOLONIAT
European Commission
DG Employment, Social Affairs
and Equal Opportunities
16 Feb 2005
Common US-EU Forum on Global Issues is Needed
(The Financial Times, February 16, 2005)
 (html)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
16 Dec 2004
PARIS
Prolonged Unilateralism or a Return to Multilateralism?  (html)
WILLIAM PFAFF
International Herald Tribune
16 Dec 2004
PARIS
How Will Transatlantic Relations Develop under the Second Bush Administration?  (html)
WILLIAM PFAFF
International Herald Tribune
19 Nov 2004
PARIS
EU Enlargement and Labour Migration: What are the Effects ? The Example of Britain (powerpoint file)  (ppt)
DANNY SRISKANDARAJAH
Institute for Public Policy Research, London Migration Expert
18 Nov 2004
Refugee and Migration Policy in the European Union  (pdf)
A report by MIKKO LÄHTEENMÄKI
18 Nov 2004
PARIS
The Problem of Irregular Migration: What Can Be Done to Combat Criminal People-Trafficking Networks? (powerpoint file)  (ppt)
HEIKKI MATTILA
International Organization for Migration IOM, Geneva Department of Research and Publications
18 Nov 2004
PARIS
Building a Common European Refugee and Migration Policy:
What are the Challenges?
 (pdf)
SANDRA PRATT
European Commission, Brussels DG Justice and Home Affairs Acting Head of Unit Asylum and Immigration
18 Nov 2004
PARIS
The Emerging European Refugee Policy: Does it Live Up to the Standards of the Geneva Convention?  (pdf)
RAYMOND HALL
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR, Geneva Director of European Bureau
14 Oct 2004
PARIS
Prospects of Economic Integration: Are the New Member States Ready to Catch Up in the Wider EU?  (ppt)
PATRICK LENAIN
OECD, Paris Economic Department
14 Oct 2004
PARIS
Fiscal Policy Challenges Facing the New Member States in a Period of Large Capital Inflows and Substantial Investment Requirements (powerpoint file)  (ppt)
ARMIN-DETLEF RIESS
European Investment Bank, Luxembourg
Deputy Head Economic and Financial Studies Department
14 Oct 2004
PARIS
The New Debate: Does Financial Solidarity in the Enlarged EU Require Fiscal Harmonisation Between Old and New Member States?  (html)
Dr. TAMÁS SZEMLÉR
Senior Research Fellow Institute for World Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
11 Jun 2004
PARIS
Lessons from the Great Swedish Pension Reform: Should We Move Towards More Funding and Less ‘Pay As You Go’? (powerpoint file)  (ppt)
OLE SETTERGREN
Swedish National Social Insurance Board
Director of Pensions Department
10 Jun 2004
PARIS
Pension Reforms in the European Union: An Assessment of the Present Situation and of the Challenges Ahead (powerpoint file)  (ppt)
HEIKKI OKSANEN
Adviser, Economic and Financial Affairs DG
European Commission, Brussels
06 Jun 2004
CHIRAC's GAULLISM Why France has Become the Driving Force Behind the Effort to Build an Autonomous European Defence  (pdf)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
13 May 2004
PARIS
After Madrid 3/11: Does Europe Do Enough in the War on International Terrorism? (powerpoint file)  (ppt)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
13 May 2004
PARIS
The Implementation of the Schengen Acquis: its Impact on Border Controls and Immigration Policies in the Old and New Member States (powerpoint file)  (ppt)
WOUTER VAN DE RIJT
General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union, Directorate-General H - Justice and Home Affairs
13 May 2004
PARIS
What is the Impact of the Harmonisation of Criminal Law on Terrorism, Organised Crime and Illicit Drug Trafficking?  (pdf)
Prof. Dr. GERT VERMEULEN
University of Ghent Director Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy (IRCP)
01 May 2004
SHOULD TURKEY JOIN THE EU? The Anti-Turkish Stance of the French UMP and the German CDU/CSU  (html)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
19 Feb 2004
PARIS
What is the Impact of Migration on the Labour Markets of an Enlarging European Union?  (pdf)
Dr. IRENE STACHER
The International Centre for Migration Policy Development ICMPD,Vienna
19 Feb 2004
PARIS
What Makes America Work? A Short Introduction into the Organisation of the Labour Market in the US  (pdf)
JAMES C. MURPHY PhD
President Floriana Institute for Independent Research (FIFIR) Santa Barbara, Cal.
01 Jan 2004
Six Dimensions of the Growing Transatlantic Divide: Are the US and Europe Definitively Driving Themselves Apart?  (pdf)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
11 Dec 2003
PARIS
How Do the New EU and NATO Members Prepare for the Common European Security and Defence Policy? A Czech View  (html)
His Excellency Mr. KAREL KOVANDA
Czech Ambassador to NATO
14 Nov 2003
ROME
Recent Trends in Immigrant Strategies in Germany, Greece, Italy, and the United Kingdom - A Comparison  (pdf)
Prof. Dr. BO STRATH
European University Institute, Florence
13 Nov 2003
ROME
Combatting Trafficking in Human Beings in an Enlarging EU:Towards a Co-ordinated European Approach?  (html)
PETER SCHATZER
International Organization for Migration IOM
Representative Italy
13 Nov 2003
ROME
Curbing the Number of Asylum Claimants: In How Far is a Stricter Approach the Solution?  (pdf)
MARCO BERTOTTO
Chairman Amnesty International Italian Section
13 Nov 2003
ROME
The Recent British Proposals on Asylum Policy: A Critical Evaluation  (pdf)
ANNELIESE BALDACCINI
Justice, London
16 Oct 2003
PARIS
Turkey's Preparation for EU Accession: What Has Been Achieved?  (pdf)
His Excellency Mr ULUÇ ÖZÜLKER
Ambassador of Turkey to France
08 Oct 2003
Security Council Reform: How and When?
(Published in InTheNationalInterest)
 (html)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
13 Jun 2003
PARIS
Creating a Core Group for European Defence Cooperation?  (html)
His Excellency Mr. PIERRE ETIENNE CHAMPENOIS
Ambassador of Belgium to France
01 Jun 2003
PARIS
Are Reinforcing the ESDP and Improving Transatlantic Relations Compatible Objectives?  (pdf)
JULIAN LINDLEY-FRENCH
Geneva Centre for Security Policy
Director European Security Policy
01 Jun 2003
PARIS
ESDP - POST-IRAQ: Building a European Security and Defence Policy: What are the Priorities?  (html)
Dr. ANTONIO MISSIROLI
EU Institute for Security Studies, Paris
01 Jun 2003
PARIS
Toward a New Euro-Atlantic Euro-Mediterranean Security Community  (pdf)
HALL GARDNER
Chair, International Affairs Department American University of Paris
14 May 2003
FRANCE: Champion of a Multipolar World
(Published in InTheNationalInterest)
 (html)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
01 May 2003
PARIS
The Iraq Crisis and Its Impact on the Future of EU-US Relations: An American View  (pdf)
HALL GARDNER
Chair, International Affairs Department American University of Paris
01 Feb 2003
PARIS
'Core' Europe versus 'Fringe' Europe?  (html)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
12 Dec 2002
PARIS
US, NATO, and Europe: Is there still a Common Agenda?  (html)
Dr. ALYSON J. K. BAILES
Director, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute SIPRI
15 Nov 2002
ROME
Italy's Recent Change From An Emigration Country to An Immigration Country and Its Impact on Italy's Refugee and Migration Policy  (html)
ANDREA BERTOZZI
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Rome Directorate General for Migration Policies
15 Nov 2002
ROME
Why Did the Communitarization of Immigration and Asylum Policies almost Fail and How We Should Revive It  (html)
Dr. FERRUCCIO PASTORE
Deputy Director Centro Studi di Politica Internazionale (CeSPI), Rome
14 Nov 2002
ROME
Recent Developments in the Italian Refugee Legislation:
How do they Fit in a European Migration and Refugee Policy?
 (html)
Dr. RENATO FRANCESCHELLI
Vice-Prefect, Ministry of the Interior, Rome Department of Public Freedoms and Immigration
12 Apr 2002
PARIS
The Role of the EU in the Balkans:
A Non-US North American View
 (html)
Prof. ALEXANDER MOENS
Simon Fraser University, Department of Political Science, Burnaby, Canada
01 Mar 2002
PARIS
A Window of Opportunity for Britain?  (html)
MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation
15 Feb 2002
PARIS
Opening or Closing the Frontiers: What is the Impact of the New Anti-Terrorism Measures on the Refugee Policy of the Member States?  (html)
VERONIQUE PLANÈS-BOISSAC
Consultant
14 Feb 2002
PARIS
EU Cooperation in Criminal Matters:
A Critical Assessment of the European Arrest Warrant
 (html)
SUSIE ALEGRE
JUSTICE, London (JUSTICE is the British Section of the International Commission of Jurists)
14 Feb 2002
PARIS
The Implementation of Amsterdam:
What Has Been Achieved and What Has Still To Be Done?
 (html)
WOUTER VAN DE RIJT
General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union, Directorate General H - Justice and Home Affairs
23 Jan 2002
LONDON
Draft Framework Decision on the Rights of the Individual in Criminal Proceedings Involving International Judicial Co-operation  (html)

14 Dec 2001
PARIS
The Common European Security and Defence Policy:
Is Peacekeeping Enough?
 (html)
DANIEL VERNET
Director International Relations Le Monde
14 Dec 2001
PARIS
Europe and the Global Balance After September 11th  (html)
Professor DAVID P. CALLEO
Dean Acheson Professor and Director of European Studies at the Paul H. Nitzeschool of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington D.C.
14 Dec 2001
PARIS
What Are the Strategic and Geopolitical Consequences of the 'War on Terrorism'?  (html)
Dr. BRUNO TERTRAIS
Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique, Paris
12 Oct 2001
PARIS
Economic, Financial and Monetary Challenges in the Run-Up to Euro-Zone Membership: Lessons from the Recent Past Relevant for Accession Countries  (html)
PHILIPPE MOUTOT
Deputy Director General, DG Economics European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main
12 Oct 2001
PARIS
The Position of Cyprus in the EU Enlargement Negotiations  (html)
His Excellency Mr. ANDREAS MAVROYIANNIS
Ambassador of Cyprus to France
11 Oct 2001
PARIS
An Assessment of the Last Phase of the Accession Negotiations: The Polish Case  (html)
Minister JAN KULAKOWSKI
Minister Plenipotentiary Chief Negotiator of Poland for the EU Accession Negotiations
15 Jun 2001
PARIS
What Are the Prospects for Euro-Zone Membership for the Candidate Countries and What Will Be Its Impact on their Respective Economies?  (html)
Professor TIBOR PALÁNKAI
Former Rector of the Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration; Director of the European Studies Centre, Member of the Working Group on Integration Strategies of the Hungarian Government
15 Jun 2001
PARIS
The Euro: A Hard or a Soft Currency?  (html)
JEAN-RENE BERNARD
Member of the Monetary Policy Council, Central Bank of France
30 Mar 2001
PARIS
Transatlantic Competition or Cooperation? The Future of the EU and US Defence Markets: A Raytheon View  (html)
GILLES DESCHARS
Raytheon - International Country Manager for France
30 Mar 2001
PARIS
Transatlantic Competition or Cooperation? The Future of the EU and US Defence Markets: An EADS View  (html)
PATRICE HUMMEL
EADS, Department of Corporate Strategy
29 Mar 2001
PARIS
The European Security and Defence Policy and Transatlantic Relations  (html)
His Excellency Sir MICHAEL JAY KCMG
British Ambassador to France
29 Mar 2001
PARIS
Between Competition and Partnership: Prospects for Transatlantic Cooperation in the Field of Defence Production  (html)
DAVID COOPER
Defence Support Division, NATO International Staff NATO HQ, Brussels
29 Mar 2001
PARIS
The Integration of Defence and Aerospace Industries in Europe: Towards a European Armaments Industry?  (html)
BURKARD SCHMITT
Institute for Security Studies of the Western European Union
16 Feb 2001
PARIS
Toward a Common European Migration and Refugee Policy: What Are the Opportunities and What Are the Limits of the Amsterdam Treaty?  (html)
WOUTER VAN DE RIJT
General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union, Brussels; Directorate General H - Justice and Home Affairs
16 Feb 2001
PARIS
The European Migration and Refugee Policy in the Context of the Wider, Global Refugee Movements  (html)
MANUEL JORDÃO
Deputy Representative United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, France
15 Feb 2001
PARIS
The Regularisation of Illegal Immigrants in Belgium: Its Specific Character in a European Context  (html)
MATHIEU FISCHER
Ministry of the Interior, Brussels; Adviser to the Minister
15 Feb 2001
PARIS
How to Safeguard Refugee Protection in the Process of European Harmonisation?  (html)
VERONIQUE PLANÈS-BOISSAC
Forum Réfugiés (France), Member of ECRE
15 Feb 2001
PARIS
Report on the Cicero Foundation Seminar: European Migration and Refugee Policy: New Developments  (html)
CHRIS WHITWELL
Sussex University, Brighton
15 Dec 2000
PARIS
Why Proposals for an Autonomous European Defence are a Costly Mistake  (html)
Dr. ANAND MENON
Director of the Centre for European Politics, Economics and Society; Department of Politics and International Relations; University of Oxford
14 Dec 2000
PARIS
Will European Security and Defense Policy Strengthen or Weaken the Transatlantic Link?  (html)
SHERWOOD McGINNIS
Deputy Political Counselor, US Embassy, Paris
14 Dec 2000
PARIS
Consequences of the European Security and Defence Policy for the European Non-EU NATO Members  (html)
Dr. CINAR ÖZEN
Department of International Relations Gazi University, Ankara
17 Nov 2000
PARIS
Safeguarding the Interests of the Smaller Member States in an Enlarged EU: The Dutch Proposals for the Nice Summit  (html)
MARNIX KROP
Minister Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Netherlands, Paris
17 Nov 2000
PARIS
Preparing Europe's Future: The Actuality of Joschka Fischer's Berlin Speech  (html)
Dr. MARTIN KREMER
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Berlin; Policy Planning Staff
17 Nov 2000
PARIS
Citizenship and Human Rights: About the European Union's Charter of Fundamental Rights  (html)
Professor JEAN-PIERRE DUBOIS
Vice-President of the 'Ligue des Droits de l'Homme', France
16 Nov 2000
PARIS
Beyond the Treaty of Nice: More Left-Overs or New Union?  (html)
SYLVIE GOULARD
Consultant for the Policy Planning Staff Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Paris; Researcher at CERI, Paris
18 May 2000
LISBON
The Kind of Institutional Reforms the EU Needs  (html)
Professor JOSEPH EZRA BIGIO
Director of the Centre for Studies of Globalization
Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa
14 Apr 2000
PARIS
Problems Concerning the Implementation of the Justice and Home Affairs Acquis by the Candidate Countries: A Polish View  (html)
His Excellency JAN TRUSZCZYNSKI
Ambassador of Poland to the European Union
13 Apr 2000
PARIS
Building a European Legal Area: What Has Been Achieved and What Has Still To Be Done?  (html)
ANNE WEYEMBERGH
Free University of Brussels, Institute for European Studies
13 Apr 2000
PARIS
Europol: A European FBI in the Making?  (html)
Dr. WILLY BRUGGEMAN
Deputy Director of Europol, The Hague
12 Apr 2000
PARIS
Towards a New EU-Russia Security Relationship?  (html)
ANDREJ GRACHEV
Former Spokesman of Mikhail Gorbachev Paris Correspondent of 'The New Times' (Moscow)
10 Mar 2000
PARIS
Non-Military Crisis Management and Humanitarian Assistance: The Role of ECHO  (html)
GABRIEL MUNUERA VIÑALS
European Community Humanitarian Aid Office ECHO, European Commission, Brussels
09 Mar 2000
PARIS
Boosting Europe's Military Muscle: The Build-Up and Future Role of the EU Rapid Reaction Force  (html)
Dr. JULIAN LINDLEY-FRENCH
Institute for Security Studies of the Western European Union, Paris
13 Jan 2000
PARIS
Report on the Cicero Foundation seminar:
EMPLOYMENT POLICIES IN EUROPE:
What Can We Learn from the Best Performing Countries
 (html)
DAVID GRUBB
OECD, Paris;
Employment Analysis and Policies Department
14 Oct 1999
PARIS
Stabilizing the Balkans through EU Enlargement: A Romanian View  (html)
His Excellency Mr. DUMITRU CIAUSU
Ambassador of Romania to France
11 Jun 1999
PARIS
The European Migration and Refugee Policy in the Context of the Wider, Global, Refugee Movements  (html)
ANNE WILLEM BIJLEVELD
UNHCR, Geneva; Director of Bureau Europe
10 Jun 1999
PARIS
After Amsterdam: How to Safeguard Refugee Protection in the Process of European Harmonization?  (html)
ANNE CASTAGNOS
Member of the Executive Committee of the European Council on Refugees and Exiles ECRE, London
12 Dec 1996
PARIS
The Coming Europeanization of NATO  (html)
Ambassador ROBERT E. HUNTER
U.S. Permanent Representative on the North Atlantic Council

 


 
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