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Guest Articles and Interviews in the Press and Reports in Selected Online Media in the Current Year

cep's analyses and commentaries, surveys and assessments carry substantial weight in the public debate. The total number of articles each year, in print media alone, gives rise to a circulation of about 50 million. cep is quoted by all the prominent media and news agencies responsible for shaping public opinion in the German-speaking as well as in the international area, e.g. AFP, AGI Agenzia Italia, AP, Bloomberg, Financial Times, New York Times, Reuters, The Prague Post, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today. The cepPolicyBriefs appear regularly in Polish in the national daily Rzeczpospolita.


L'economista Gerken: «Il nuovo governo non risolleverà l'Italia»

L'analista tedesco del Centrum für Europäische Politik a Lettera 43: Fuga di capitali e debito pubblico enorme: siete in un baratro. E non si profila un esecutivo politico in grado di tirarvi fuori.

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German analyst: "The coalition agreement has more of Juncker than Macron"

Good news for Europe? The draft of the German coalition agreement speaks “a new beginning for Europe” in the next four years. Political analyst Matthias Kullas explains on EURACTIV what the coalition deal means for possible European reforms.

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Merkel reaches German coalition deal after week of talks

The Centre for European Policy said the agreement was an “important signal” for Germany’s European partners, especially the French President, The Irish Sun reports.

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Impatient Europe hails German coalition breakthrough

cep on France 24 (International News): European leaders welcomed a breakthrough Friday in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's bid to form a coalition, hoping it will end months of political paralysis and unblock key EU reforms.

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“We want a United States of Europe,” thundered Martin Schulz

POLITICO: “Schulz is alienating those countries in Eastern Europe and Scandinavia that are opposed to closer integration and that want to preserve the role of national governments,” said Lüder Gerken, head of Centrum für Europäische Politik, a...

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Euro Zone Reform: EU power play misses goal

Handelsblatt Global: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker presented his ambitious reform agenda despite German efforts to postpone it. That won’t help his cause.

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Germany warms to Macron

POLITICO Global Policy Lab looks at France and how the new government can boost competitiveness and prepare its workforce for the modern economy.

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Think tank says proposed EU services e-card is ‘unlawful and problematic’

According to diginomica, The Centre for European Policy has criticised many aspects of the European Commission’s proposed e-card to create a closer knit EU services market.

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Berlín celebrates Macron´s victory but looks with disapproval at his ideas for the euro-area

The spanish daily El Pais reports about Europe after Macron´s victory quoting Bert Van Roosebeke from cep.

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POLITICO Brexit Files

Since 2012, the U.K. has continuously spent more money than it had available each year, a new report by the Center for European Policy, a German think tank, found Tuesday.

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