"Council of the European Union"
24 Jan 2013
The Cyprus Presidency
Author: Thomas Linders, Steven Blockmans
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
Despite several daunting obstacles, the low expectations and the high level of apprehension that accompanied the start of the Cyprus Presidency, the small, remote and politically divided island nevertheless succeeded in scoring a number of positive r... More on «The Cyprus Presidency»
8 Jan 2013
Ireland’s Council Presidency: Serving the Irish Best?
Author: Agata Gostyńska, Kacper Rękawek
Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)
This commentary discusses Ireland's EU Council presidency and argues that Ireland is an example of promising economic transition that could successfully act as a facilitator of an EU-wide debate on the most effective measures to combat the crisis. More on «Ireland’s Council Presidency: Serving the Irish Best?»