The future of the Economic and Monetary Union (II) – pressure to join?

Proposals of the European Commission for the reform of the Monetary Union and the perspective of the non-euro states

The speeches of Emmanuel Macron and Jean-Claude Juncker as well as the Reflection Paper of the European Commission on the reform of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) discuss far-reaching proposals for the future of the Eurozone. The EU member states that do not belong to the eurozone are not only expecting positive results from the currently debated reforms of the EMU. The following paper illustrated the propsals of the European Commission reflection paper from a perspective of the non-eurp states from Central and Eastern Europe. more…

Dr. Sebastian Płóciennik | Facts & Findings | October 23, 2017

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

On the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, writes: more…

June 17, 2017

Perspectives on Reunified Germany

Impressions from Poland

Poland and Germany share a history of ups and downs. It took time, rapprochement and reconciliation to heal the wounds of the past and to do away with mutual resentments. Today, the majority of the Polish people clearly support the cooperation with their neighbors. In addition, both countries are considered to be a strong tandem at the European level. Aside from the overall harmony some disagreement does exist as well. more…

Bartosz T. Wieliński | International Reports | November 18, 2014