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Category: Alumni

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A year to (re)build the future

The academic year 2020-2021 was, once again, marked by the coronavirus pandemic. During lockdown, our desire for more Europe intensified. Take a look back at a year full of challenges and rewards.

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EU's open strategic autonomy
Alumni, Conferences, News

IEE Alumni organise a debate on the concept of EU’s Open Strategic Autonomy

The concept of EU's Open strategic autonomy was at the center of a seminar organized by the IEE Alumni network on November 12, 2021, with the support of the Institute and in the context of the Conference on the Future of Europe.

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Mentoring thurdays
Academic, Alumni, News, Student life

Mentoring Thursdays or the joy sharing!

On 18 November, the first Mentoring Thursday of the 2021-2022 academic year took place at the Institute for European Studies, after almost a year of online sessions.

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Academic, Alumni, News, Student life

IEE celebrates the graduation of the class of 2020-2021 at the Grand-Place

On Wednesday 6 October 2021, the proclamation ceremony of our 2020-2021 graduates took place. After a new year marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, our former students were able to enjoy a ceremony in the magnificent setting of the Grand-Place of Brussels followed by a drink.

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Alumni, Projects

A group AlumnIEE will revitalise the network with a rotating co-presidency

A group of committed AlumnIEE will take over the alumni network for 18 months, starting in September. The effort will take the shape of three, 6-month rotating co-presidencies. They will design an engaging and beneficial programme for all IEE students and alumni.

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Rule of law backsliding
Alumni, Cartes blanches, Publication, Research

Impunity over rights? When the execution of European Arrest Warrants requires a delicate balance

Lucas Pinelli analyses in this article the consequences that the rule of law backsliding in some Member States is having in judicial cooperation in criminal matters.

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Academic, Alumni, Conferences, News, Projects, Research, Student life

A year to reinvent ourselves

The 2019-2020 academic year will long be marked by the COVID-19 pandemic. But we also want to underline the solidarity and resilience our community has shown.

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European Green Deal
Alumni, Articles, Cartes blanches, Research, Student life

European Green Deal: Inducing Eco-Responsible Behaviours in the Post-Covid-19 Era

The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly disrupted EU projects, including the Green Deal. This paper explores strategic approaches to involve citizens in the green transition through engaging communication.

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Graduation at the Grande-Place
Academic, Alumni, News, Student life

A unique graduation ceremony at Brussel's Grande-Place

After a year marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, the 127 graduates of the Master in European Studies, the Specialised Master in European Law, the Specialised Master in EU Interdisciplinary Studies and the Executive Master in EU Studies (MEUS ) celebrated their graduation ceremony at the Grande-Place, in Brussels.

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women representation
Alumni, Articles, Cartes blanches, News

We Need More Women in the European Parliament: Why Representation Matters

No later than in February 2020, Helena Dalli—the newly appointed Commissioner for Equality—presented the Union’s new Gender equality strategy for the next 6 years. The European Union is trying to become a global leader in gender equality. But shouldn’t its institutions look inward, into their own functioning and at women's representation to ensure the implementation of egalitarian policies?

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rule of law in the European Union
Alumni, Cartes blanches, News

Protecting the rule of law in the European Union: The Court of Justice to the rescue

A commentary on the judgment Commission v. Poland II judgment of 5 November 2019 (C-192/18), regarding the rule of law in the European Union, by Ludovic Badet, IEE alumnus in European Law.

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academic year
Academic, Alumni, Conferences, News, Projects, Research, Student life

An academic year devoted to Europe of knowledge

The 2018-2019 academic year allowed the IEE-ULB to develop initiatives around its three missions: research, teaching and public debate. Here is a glimpse of this productive year during which we looked at European issues such as the rule of law, the European elections and Brexit.

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Alumni, Articles, News

The IEE Mentoring Thursdays: a unique place to promote exchanges between students and alumni

Fostering the exchange and sharing of ideas and resources between students and graduates of the IEE-ULB is the aim of the IEE's Mentoring Thursdays. The sessions opened this year on Thursday, November 7th with an open exchange around the mentors' journey. Our participants tell us their experience.

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Alumni, Cartes blanches, Research

How Does the EU Communicate in Times of Contestation?

Communicating to legitimize the EU has been an evolutive process for the European Commission. Communication cannot, however, replace policymaking. If the persisting top-down approach that defines priorities, validates them through dialogue and informs the marketing of the EU as a brand does not evolve towards a bottom-up approach where citizens speak up and are capital in defining policy-making priorities, the communication efforts will end-up falling short and will not function as a bridge to approach citizens to the EU institutions.

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Jo Cox class of 2018-2019
Academic, Alumni, Student life

The Institute graduates its "Jo Cox" class of 2018-2019

Relive with us the graduation ceremony of the "Jo Cox" class of 2018-2019 of the Institute for European Studies of the ULB.

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class of 2019
Academic, Alumni, Student life

Save the date! On September 18, IEE-ULB graduates its class of 2019!

The IEE-ULB authorities have the pleasure to invite you to the 2018-2019 graduation ceremony, on September 18th, at 6:00 p.m., Salle Dupréel.

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Alumni, Student life

Our alumni : pride and pillar of the IEE

A group of graduates from the IEE has returned to the classrooms to share their insights with our current students as part of our mentoring programme. Their testimony sheds light on the bonds that were created during their years at the house at 39 Avenue Franklin Roosevelt.

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mentoring program
Academic, Alumni, Student life

A space for sharing: IEE-ULB launches its mentoring program

At the first meeting of the “Mentoring Thursdays” hosted by the IEE-ULB, students and graduates from different generations and programs shared hopes and experiences, fears and lessons learned. A study into the career paths and geographic mobility of our alumni was presented by IEE-ULB Director, Ramona Coman.

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Academic, Alumni

Eliane Vogel-Polsky : a genuine mother of social Europe

Eliane Vogel-Polsky (1926-2015) is a striking personality in the history of European construction. Genuine mother of social Europe, she embodies the struggle for women's emancipation, for equality and parity between men and women after World War II.

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Alumni, News

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : a door-opening internship ?

Yuliana Lefèvre is a graduate from the Master in European Studies with the IEE-ULB label. She works as an intern at the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Office in Bangkok. Her adventure started in the IEE-ULB classrooms.

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