Call for Evidence – Open consultation EU enlargement

It is well known that the UK government is currently carrying out a review of the EU’s competences.  The review is intended to provide an informed and objective analysis of what EU membership means for the UK and its national interest. Full details of the review programme can be found in this detailed guide. The Foreign and Commonwealth…

Europe-Asia Studies Special Issue

Special Issue: Assessing Accession: Power, Influence and Representation -Central and Eastern Europe in the EU (Vol. 66, No. 3) Assessing Accession is pleased to announce the publication of a Europe-Asia Studies Special Issue published to celebrate the 10th anniversary of EU eastern enlargement. This collection of essays reflects the behaviour of new member states within…

ECPR Conference Section

Assessing Accession in conjunction with the ECPR Standing Group for Central and East European Politics will co-host a specialist section (S053) at the 8th ECPR General Conference to be held at Glasgow University on 3rd-6th September 2014.   Section Title: Rethinking Conditionality: Incentivising Integration Across Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia Historically, EU external governance…

Brussels Energy Conference Conclusions

Conference conclusions “Post-Shah Deniz Decision: What’s the Way Forward for Central and South-East Europe?” On November 6, 2013, a seminar on the “Post-Shah Deniz Decision: What’s the Way Forward for Central and South-East Europe?” was organized at the Permanent Representation of Hungary to the European Union in Brussels. Participants discussed the foreign policy aspects of…