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Debates on the rule of law can turn out to be more political than normative. This report shows the different approaches of political groups to the debate on the rule of law in EU countries and highlights the importance of European political networks to shield national parties from hostile attacks.
Following pressures to create a framework for AI, European institutions are starting to draft initiatives. However, the EU political forces have very different views on the matter, with some wondering whether algorithms could potentially replace the current representative democracies.
Sigrid Melchior, an experienced Brussels-based journalist, used data from VoteWatch Europe for her latest publication, Reporter’s Guide to the EU, a handbook addressed to professional journalists and students of journalism.
VoteWatch Europe is not only the platform most followed by the Members of the European Parliament, but also one of the most reliable news sources for a increasing number of reputed European and world-wide media channels. Continue Reading
One year after the publication of our report on the influence of the Members of the European Parliament, we updated our findings to take into account the developments occurred over the last year. This assessment shows which MEPs have been the most influential over the current term.
The tensions in the Middle East keep escalating. While the US is very active, the EU seems to lack the ability to have a coherent position on these developments. Why? This report shows how key European political actors have different preferences for their coalition partners in the Middle East.
How will the EU institutions look like after the 2019 reshuffle? VoteWatch Europe has surveyed more than 1.000 members of the broader ‘EU bubble’ for their views regarding the reallocation of top EU positions in 2019. This report shows the full results of our research.
If Macron’s movement were to join the ALDE group, this will boost the strength and the outreach of the centrist force in 2019. How compatible are his views with ALDE’s? This report maps the main differences and commonalities between the two prospect partners.
The proposal for the creation of a pan-European constituency was blocked by the staunch opposition of the European People’s Party’s that labelled it as a “centralist and elitist artificial construct”.
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