This blog is hosted on Ideas on EuropeIdeas on Europe Avatar

The UACES Blog

News and comment from UACES events and activities

Category Archives: Global & International

Europe at a Crossroads | UACES Student Forum Conference 2017

Published on by

“A fascinating and challenging debate” – Chi Onwurah MP On 3-4 July 2017, thirty postgraduate and early career researchers gathered at the Newcastle University Politics Department to hear and discuss each other’s work on the current challenges facing Europe, the historical developments which have led to these challenges, and perspectives on the EU’s future. The […]

Brexit: Europe’s Awkward Questions about its Awkward Partner

Published on by

A UK in-out referendum will soon be upon us. How the rest of the EU responds will be crucial to shaping the outcome in the UK and shaping the future of Europe.

Power shift? The EU’s pivot to Asia

Published on by

Over the last two decades, the world has witnessed the economic resurgence of Asia and the region is now a top priority in all global players’ agenda. In 2011, the US made official their strategic pivot to the Asia-Pacific, and decided to strengthen their trade relationships and their diplomatic presence with a heightened security presence. […]

Premature donors? Development aid from Central and Eastern Europe ten years on

Published on by

When they joined the EU Central and East European states committed themselves to meet EU norms on international development aid. Small budgets, weak social support and limited political commitment have so far limited the impact of aid from CEE. However, it is too early to dismiss them as ‘premature donors’ argue Simon Lightfoot and Balazs Szent-Ivanyi.

EU-Israel relations: Everything is economic

Published on by

The EU should focus more on its relations with the private sector in Israel, and forget to a certain extent the politics, in order to strengthen its position as an influential external actor – argues  Shelly Gottfried.* The EU’s economic strength and active involvement in national and regional processes is a well-known fact; however, it […]

  • Recent Posts

  • Archives

  • UACES on Twitter

  • UACES and Ideas on Europe do not take responsibility for opinions expressed in articles on blogs hosted on Ideas on Europe. All opinions are those of the contributing authors.