The 12th edition analyses the challenges facing Europe. With contributions from leading personalities and the best experts, original maps and annotated statistics, the Schuman Report on Europe, State of the Union 2021 offers a comprehensive view of the European Union. Available as e-book.
Cultural life has resumed in Europe and with it the traditional summer festivals. This year, the Foundation offers you a selection of events in each of the EU Member States, from classical music to jazz, from theatre to cinema and dance. There is something for everyone, in every atmosphere.
The ability to travel, a pillar of European integration, has been challenged by the pandemic and is undergoing profound transformation. From urban mobility to travel between Member States, transport policy is now linked to the dual digital and climate transition.
From Belarus to China, the application of human rights is becoming increasingly difficult. Human rights, an inalienable value guaranteed by our constitutions and the European treaties, deserve a resolute commitment from Europe throughout the world, stresses Jean-Dominique Giuliani.
To follow the evolution of the situation, the Foundation offers you a complete map of the sanitary measures in place and the travel conditions across Europe. An essential resource that is regularly updated.
Canadian researcher Frédéric Mérand studied the workings of the European Commission from within for four years and has written a book, "A Sociologist in the European Commission", based on his experience. He explains how the crises of recent years have changed the institution and the functioning of the Union as a whole.
In the summer of 2021, Europe is starting to implement its recovery plan, prepare its climate transition and develop its economic, industrial and geopolitical strategies to face the challenges of the post-pandemic world. Each week the Robert Schuman Foundation analyses these issues and contributes to debate and thought that will shape the Europe of tomorrow.
Consult the compilation of our publications of the past year: policy papers, editorials and analyses of the European elections in Europe.
The provisional results of the parliamentary elections held in Bulgaria on 11 July give a very narrow victory to the party Such a People Exist, led by Slavi Trifonov (23.91%), ahead of the Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) party of former Prime Minister Boyko Borissov with 23.69% of the vote.
On 14 July, the Commission is due to present measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 55% in 2030 compared to 1990, the target set by the climate law adopted in April-May by the Parliament and the Council. These measures, known as "fit for 55", should both extend and deepen the current scope of the EU's climate action.
The Robert Schuman Foundation has published a new edition of its Permanent Atlas of the European Union. The third edition of this unique book provides a comprehensive and easily accessible overview of the Union, the euro area and each of the 27 Member States. It summarises historical milestones and political and statistical realities of the Union and offers more than 50 physical and geopolitical maps of Europe.
The EU has extended sanctions against Belarus with sectoral measures, in particular on trade and financial services. EU leaders called once again for an end to repression, the release of political prisoners and the organisation of free elections. To follow the crisis since the rigged presidential election of August 2020, the Foundation offers you a chronology of events and links to European responses and initiatives.
Confronted by the first wave of epidemics that swept across Europe in March 2020, parliaments were forced to respond quickly. The relation with time that parliaments have developed in this regard is complex and largely conditioned by the urgency of the situation. This study aims to report on the impact of the pandemic on the leading democratic institution in our countries - the Parliament. The Robert Schuman Foundation, in partnership with this university network, has published a series of contributions on the developments in the functioning of the parliaments of twelve states European countries during this particular year as well as the European Parliament.
Contrary to popular discourse, Jean-Dominique Giuliani shows that the European Union has the means to address the new challenges of the 21st century. Europe has succeeded beyond the expectations of its founding fathers. It can still succeed in guaranteeing its place among the three greatest powers in the world by the end of the century.