n° 1000 of The Letter

For 22 years, the Foundation has been providing its readers with a comprehensive summary of European news from the institutions, but also the Member States and the world. Through this weekly newsletter, which also highlights our studies, publications and events, the Foundation contributes to providing better information on Europe and to shedding lighter on current and future issues.

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European Schuman Report, State of the Union 2022

The 2022 edition of the "Schuman Report on Europe, the State of the Union", with contributions from leading personalities and experts, original maps and commented statistics, analyses the challenges facing Europe and offers a comprehensive view of the European Union. Order your copy now.

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The Permanent Atlas of the European Union

The Robert Schuman Foundation is making its Permanent Atlas of the European Union available to all. This work, the only one of its kind, offers a complete and easily accessible view of the Union, the euro zone and each of its 27 Member States. It summarises the essential political and statistical history and realities of the Union and offers more than 50 physical and geopolitical maps of Europe. Order your copy now

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Protecting Europe

French President Emmanuel Macron's reminder of the European dimension of France's nuclear deterrent underlines the need for a frank and in-depth European consultation on this issue to guarantee Europe's security.

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Will the new generations of Europeans be up to the task of succession?

For the new generation, born after the fall of the Berlin Wall, peace was a matter of course, until the invasion of Ukraine brutally signalled the return of war to the continent. According to Isabelle Marchais, it must succeed in an improbable challenge: to return to the roots of the European project while giving it a new face and a true ability to act in an unstable and divided world.

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Energy: great hope for the 21st century

In this period in which solutions are being sought to make the energy transition a success and to guarantee European independence in terms of energy, particularly in terms of resources and supplies, new nuclear technologies can, according to Jean-Luc Alexandre, ensure that Europe leads the future energy revolution.

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What is President Putin so afraid of?

More than eight months after the invasion of Ukraine, it is even more difficult to guess the Russian President's final intentions. But, according to Francisco Gomez Martos, it seems that Vladimir Putin fears democratic contagion in Ukraine far more than NATO missiles.

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Natasa Pirc Musar, first female president of the President of Slovenia

Natasa Pirc Musar was elected President of the Republic of Slovenia on 13 November with 53.86% of the votes in the second round of the presidential election. She defeated Anze Logar of the Democratic Party (SDS) who obtained 46.14%. The 54-year-old lawyer is the first woman to become President of Slovenia. She will take office on 23 December.

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The left wing wins narrowly in the legislative elections in Denmark

The Red Bloc of left-wing parties came out ahead in Denmark's early parliamentary elections on 1 November, with 48.11% of the vote and 90 of the 179 seats in parliament. The Social Democratic Party of outgoing Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen remains the largest party in the country with 27.54% of the vote. The Blue Bloc, which brings together the right-wing parties, garnered 41.06% of the vote and 72 seats. The Moderates (M) won 16 seats. Turnout stood at 84.1%.

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European Measures taken regarding energy

In response to rising energy prices, Member States and the European Union have taken measures and developed plans to reduce consumption. The Foundation offers you an interactive map to understand everything, which will be regularly completed and updated.

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Map of European recovery plans

In response to the economic and social consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, the European Union has set up a €672.5 billion recovery fund, known as the Recovery and Resilience Facility for Member States in the form of grants and loans. The Foundation provides an interactive map of the plans, country by country, showing funding amounts, timetables and priorities.

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The retirement systems of the European Union

Pension systems are regularly the subject of debate in the Member States and discussions at European level because of their importance for budgets and the demographic evolution of Europe. While each country has its own system, the Foundation offers a comparative table to help understand the situation in each country and the issues involved.

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Brext and the State of the European Union

The European Movement-Paris and the Société d'encouragement pour l'industrie nationale organised a conference by Michel Barnier, former minister and European Brexit negotiator, hosted by Pascale Joannin.

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Robert Schuman, Father of Europe, Stateman, man of Faith

The Foundation, the Catholic Institute of Paris, the Institute of Human Rights of European Lawyers (IDHAO) and the Institute of Human Rights of the Paris Bar (IDHBP) organised a conference on "Robert Schuman, Father of Europe, Statesman, Man of Faith".

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Kyiv does not want to have Christmas stolen from it

Jean-Dominique Giuliani was one of the guests on the programme Le temps de l'info to discuss the latest developments in the war in Ukraine

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The future of Europe is being played out in Ukraine

Jean-Dominique Giuliani contributed to InCorsica magazine n°83 on the war in Ukraine and its consequences for Europe.

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Russia and Europe values

Pascale Joannin, Managing Director, was interviewed by the Romanian media Gandul on the war launched by Russia in Ukraine and against Western values in general.

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What should we do with the migrants?

Pascale Joannin was invited to speak on Medi1 Radio about European solutions in terms of migration policy.

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Migrants : crisis between Paris and Rome…

Jean-Dominique Giuliani was one of the guests on C dans l'air to talk about the tensions between France and Italy concerning the reception of migrants.

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Foundation News

France still lags behind in official development aid

In an article on French official development aid, Enviscope quotes the study "It's time to revise the objectives of official development aid" written by Louis Caudron and published by the Foundation.

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Where is China heading?

On its website, Geostrategia has taken up the study "Where is China heading?" by Jean-Pierre Cabestan published by the Foundation.

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VGE Prize

An article was published on Marie-Victoire Cambray, one of the winners of the VGE prize, * with which the Foundation is associated

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The Robert Schuman Foundation, created in 1991 and acknowledged by State decree in 1992, is the main French research centre on Europe. It develops research on the European Union and its policies and promotes the content of these in France , Europe and abroad. It encourages, enriches and stimulates European debate thanks to its research, publications and the organisation of conferences. The Foundation is presided over by Mr. Jean-Dominique Giuliani.

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