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Category: Highlights


EU-Turkey relations
Highlights, News

Not too close but not too far away: The EU’s relations with the new Turkey

As a result of the June elections, there are three constraining factors that might further distance Turkey from the EU. Political scientist and IEE-ULB affiliated researcher Seda Gürkan analyses them in this article.

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students with disabilities
Academic, Academic, Articles, Carte Blanche, Highlights

Towards equal access to education for students with disabilities

What must a University do to progress towards inclusion of students with disabilities? This blogpost comments a recent judgment of the European Court of Human Rights on the issue (Enver Şahin v Turkey) and developments in Belgium and in our University.

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Cyberspace
Articles, Carte Blanche, Highlights

The need for a transatlantic agenda for cyberspace

The speed in which cyberspace evolves as well as the versatility of cyber-attacks leaves many governments and economic actors defenceless when it comes to facing one of the most serious challenges of the beginning of the 21st century. 

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the EC EU-Turkey relations
Highlights

EU-Turkey relations in the aftermath of Turkey's constitutional referendum

Seda Gürkan (CEVIPOL, IEE-ULB) analyses why the Turkish presidential system is likely to induce far-reaching changes in EU-Turkey relations, and questions whether the regime change in Turkey has the potential to put an end to Turkey's EU journey.

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Rome Treaty 1957
Highlights

From Rome to Rome: The Political Economy of the 60th Anniversary

In this "carte blanche," László Andor reflects on the economic, political and social challenges of the Eurozone as the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaty approaches.

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TTIP protest
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Will TTIP be rebranded as "Trump Trade and Investment Partnership"?

When Donald Trump takes the oath of office, he will inherit President Obama's legacy on trade -with negotiations towards the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership ongoing. TTIP's future is uncertain. Tereza Novotna outlines five scenarios for what actions Trump may take.

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