A way out of the Brexit morass?
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Brexit-bound Britain will participate in this month’s European Parliament (EP) election, unless UK prime minister, Theresa May, and opposition leader, Jeremy Corbyn, manage to push the thrice-rejected EU withdrawal agreement through the House of Commons …

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All Quiet on the Eastern Front?
06 Mar 2015 – 10:38
All Quiet on the Eastern Front?

 As part of the Government Gazette’s extended feature on the 2015 Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU, Artis Pabriks MEP analyses the impact of tensions between Russia and the EU  in the wake of the …

The Swedish Maritime Code and the Implementation of International Treaties
05 Mar 2014 – 12:27
The Swedish Maritime Code and the Implementation of International Treaties

By Måns Jacobsson, Former Director, International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds
 Swedish legislation in the field of maritime law has since the late 1900s been developed in close co-operation with the other Nordic countries. As a result, there …

Latvia and the Baltic States: Establishing the Basis for Long-Term Competitiveness
05 Mar 2014 – 11:26
Latvia and the Baltic States: Establishing the Basis for Long-Term Competitiveness

By Edgars Rinkēvičs, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Latvia
Springing back after the global financial crisis, Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania are the fastest growing EU economies, with macroeconomic forecasts projecting steady GDP growth of 4% …

Can the Baltic Region become a Green Growth Hub?
28 Mar 2013 – 15:23
Can the Baltic Region become a Green Growth Hub?

By Dan Jørgensen MEP, Vice Chair in the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
The Baltic region has potential to become a leader of green growth if the region increases cross border co-operation. …

21st Century E-Opportunities
28 Mar 2013 – 15:18
21st Century E-Opportunities

By Urmas Paet, Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs
Estonia has chosen to become an e-state. This is a course that we neither want to nor can reverse. E-governance is part of a wide range of reforms …

Developing Baltic Transport Links and Energy Policies Effectively
28 Mar 2013 – 15:11
Developing Baltic Transport Links and Energy Policies Effectively

By Vilja Savisaar-Toomast MEP, Member of the EP Committee on Transport and  Tourism
The Baltic Region, and more precisely the three Baltic States were hit quite hard by the financial crises, yet at the moment it …

Latvia’s Exports keep growing Fast
28 Mar 2013 – 15:08
Latvia’s Exports keep growing Fast

By Guntis Rubīns, Head of the Representative Office of Lativian Investment and Development Agency in the UK
When economic and financial crises hit Latvia in 2008 the only way for companies to survive and prosper was …

Latvia’s Concentric Circles of Foreign Policy Interests
28 Mar 2013 – 15:01
Latvia’s Concentric Circles of Foreign Policy Interests

By Ojārs Ēriks Kalniņš, Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee, Parliament of Latvia
A cursory look at Latvia’s National Development Plan 2014-2020 would suggest that foreign policy seems to play a very small role in Latvia’s future. The …

The Adventure of connecting Tallinn and Berlin
28 Mar 2013 – 14:53
The Adventure of connecting Tallinn and Berlin

By Michael Cramer MEP, Member in the Committee for Transport and Tourism
I always considered Europe to be a great adventure in many ways. Not only a political adventure for the European people, nations and leaders …

The Trans-European Core Network
28 Mar 2013 – 14:49
The Trans-European Core Network

Dr. Anton Hofreiter, MdB, Chairman of the Bundestag Committee on Transport, Building and Urban Development

Building a Trans-European core network (TEN-V), which is comprised of roads, railways, waterways, ports, airports, navigation aids, intermodal freight terminals, …