cep | Centre for European Policy is the European-policy think tank of the non-profit foundation Stiftung Ordnungspolitik.
- provides the wider public with up-to-date information and comprehensive background knowledge about policy proposals of the EU,
- evaluates EU proposals on the basis of modern, liberal, market-based ordoeconomics – before they are adopted
- highlights economic and legal consequences,
- drafts practicable policy options for Europe,
- contributes to greater transparency of the democratic decision-making process in the EU.
- fulfils the requirements of a non-profit organisation which obliges us to be independent of vested interests and party-politically neutral,
- keeps systematic and continuous track of economically relevant EU proposals by way of the cepPolicyBriefs, cepInputs, and cepStudies,
- keeps a close eye on the European legislative process in the European Parliament and in the Council by way of the cepMonitor,
- unequivocally supports an interdisciplinary approach characterised by the close cooperation between cep's economists and lawyers.
cep stands for
- the strengthening of structures which uphold democracy and the Rule of Law in Europe,
- a free Europe,
- conclusion of the internal market,
- exercise of powers in accordance with the treaties and the principle of subsidiarity,
- keeping regulation and bureaucracy to a necessary minimum.