A View from Eastern Ukraine     Print Email
Tuesday, 20 May 2014

On May 8, 2014, The European Institute hosted Dr. Valeriy Konovalyuk, former member of the Ukrainian National Parliament and candidate for President of Ukraine. Dr. Konovalyuk gave a first-hand assessment of events unfolding in Eastern Ukraine, his vision for Ukraine, and addressed the role the United States, Russia, and the European Union can play in securing a peaceful solution and compromise. The discussion was moderated by Matthew Rojansky, Director of the Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute.

 
  • High Skills versus Family-Based Immigration Policy: Complex Considerations.

    By Nicholas Zill

    In the current era of rapid demographic and technological change, and massive refugee flows, there has been much debate in European nations and in the US about immigration policies. One of the major points of contention is whether preferences should be given to would-be entrants on the basis of their high skills (merit-based immigration) or their family ties to individuals already residing in the country (family reunification).

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UMD Jean Monnet Research Project

Infrastructure Planning and Financing: Lessons from Europe and the United States

The University of Maryland has received a Jean Monnet grant from the EU to conduct a series of policy exchanges between Europe and the US on filling infrastructure needs and the utility of public/private partnerships as the financing mechanism. If interested in participating in or receiving more information about these exchanges, please contact Rye McKenzie (rmckenzi@umd.edu).

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New from the Bertelsmann Foundation

The Bertelsmann Foundation is an independent, nonpartisan and nonprofit think tank in Washington, DC with a transatlantic perspective on global challenges.

"Edge of a Precipice" by Nathan Crist

"Newpolitik" by Emily Hruban

 

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