European Commission Presidential Debate Viewing     Print Email
Tuesday, 20 May 2014

On May 15, 2014, The European Institute and the European Parliament Liaison Office with the U.S. Congress hosted a viewing of the second debate between the candidates for European Commission President. A panel discussion between Washington-based European journalists set the stage for the debate. Brian Beary, U.S. Correspondent for Europolitics;Dr. Stefan Grobe, Washington Correspondent for Euronews; and Miodrag Soric, Washington Bureau Chief forDeutsche Welle discussed possible outcomes of the May 25 European elections as well as the implications for Europe’s future and for the transatlantic relationship.

 
  • Organized Labor in U.S. and Germany—Will it Survive?

    By Michael Mosettig

    To the union leaders who occupy offices inside, the big white building just north of Lafayette Square in Washington is known as The House of Labor. Encased on marble, with a view of the White House, it exudes the power that once belonged to leaders of American labor unions to help pick and elect Democratic Party presidents and push their agendas through Congress.

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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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