The Bulgarian EU presidency has declared it will prioritise the strengthening of the EU integration process in relation to the Western Balkans. Such ideas have revealed a potential split on the EU level between the “enlargment sceptic” parts of the union, and populists in Central...

Sedan Sverige blev medlem i den Europeiska Unionen den 1 januari 1995 har många svenskar fått möjlighet att arbeta inom EU:s institutioner. Under denna föreläsning kommer Maria Westermann att tala om hur det är att som svensk göra karriär inom EU och hur det är att...

After six months since the Catalan society was called for the referendum on independence, the political situation in the region and, by extension, the entire Spanish policy has run aground in a climate of heightened uncertainty. In the face of this enormous challenge, the Spanish...

Free trade is a polarizing issue and it is often used as a mean to advance a political agenda by both the left and the right. While many politicians strongly support free trade, especially those from export-oriented countries like Sweden, negative sentiments has grown among...

Historically, relations between Beijing and Taipei governments have been characterized by limited contact, tensions, and instability. After decades of hostile intentions and angry rhetoric, Chinese-Taiwanese relations started improving in the 1980s. Party-to-party talks between have since been resumed and semi-official negotiations through organizations representing the...

On the 24th of November 2016, the second version of the peace agreement between the Government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) was ratified in congress after 60 years of violent conflict. The success of the peace negotiations received worldwide attention...