Universities and Research Institutes
Academy of European Law (AEL): The Academy of European Law was founded in 1990 to promote teaching and scholarship in the fields of European Union Law and Human Rights Law.
Arbeitskreis Europäische Integration e.V.: "Der Arbeitskreis Europäische Integration e.V. (AEI) ist eine interdisziplinäre wissenschaftliche Vereinigung, die sich die Beschäftigung mit Fragen der europäischen Integration und der EU-Entwicklung zum Ziel gesetzt hat. Zu den gegenwärtig rund 400 Mitgliedern des AEI zählen neben Hochschullehrern (vor allem der Rechts-, Wirtschafts- und Politikwissenschaft sowie der Geschichte) und Mitarbeitern von Forschungsinstituten Angehörige verschiedenster Institutionen und Organisationen, deren Arbeitsschwerpunkt auf dem Gebiet der EU-Integration liegt."
Britain in Europe: "Launched by Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, Ken Clarke, Michael Heseltine and Charles Kennedy in 1999, Britain in Europe now has thousands of supporters across the UK - some of whom might be organising events or activities near where you live or work. We are funded by individuals and organisations who support our aims, but we don't receive any funding from public sources, either government or European. As with most not-for-profit campaigning organisations our funds are relatively limited. In contrast, though, there are many well-funded anti-European groups and campaigning bodies."
Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI)-University of Bonn: "The Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI) is an independent research institute at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University in Bonn. The work of ZEI contributes to the solution of the problems of European integration and Europe's role in a global context through future-orientated research work, sound policy advice, fruitful dialogue between researchers and decision-makers, and innovative concepts in postgraduate education and continuing education."
Central European Opinion Research Group (CEORG): The Central European Opinion Research Group (CEORG) is a newly established research foundation consisting of three major public opinion research institutes in the Czech Republic (Centrum pro výzkum veřejného mínění), Hungary (Társadalomkutatási Intézet) and Poland (Centrum Badania Opinii Spolecznej)
Centrum für angewandte Politikforschung (CAP)-University of Munich: The Center for Applied Policy Research (CAP) at the University of Munich was founded in 1995 in order to bring together the privately funded practice-oriented research work attached to the professorship held by Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c. Werner Weidenfeld.
Centre des Études Européennes de Strasbourg (CEES): The Centre is responsible for training and studies in the relevant fields of competence: the European Union, the Council of Europe, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and all issues relating to cooperation and the development of relations between European states.
Centre d'études et de recherches européennes Robert Schuman (CERERS): "The tasks to be carried out by the Robert Schuman centre are: to promote knowledge on European unification history and stimulate research on that subject; to facilitate the publication of such work; to draw up bibliographical lists and research results; to further the dialogue and cooperation between institutes and seminars grouped in the Centre;[…]."
Centre International de Formation Européenne (CIFE): "Established in 1954, the CIFE is a private non-profit making international organisation which includes several European studies courses as well as conferences, seminars and publications."
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS): The Centre for European Policy Studies is an independent policy research institute dedicated to producing sound policy research leading to constructive solutions to the challenges facing Europe today.
Centre for European Studies (Arena): "ARENA is a multidisciplinary research programme studying the dynamics of the evolving European systems of governance. The programme is located at the University of Oslo and includes about 20 academics conducting about 25 different research projects."
Centre Virtuel de la Connaissance sur l'Europe (CVCE): "Le Centre Virtuel de la Connaissance sur l'Europe (CVCE) est une plateforme en matière de recherche, de collecte, de sélection, de traitement et de diffusion d'informations sur l'évolution historique et institutionnelle de l'Europe unie."
di ricerca sull'integrazione europea (CRIE): "Il Centro
di Ricerca sull'Integrazione Europea è sorto nel 1988 con la finalità
di svolgere, promuovere e coordinare attività di studio e di ricerca
nel campo degli Studi europei attraverso l'analisi delle problematiche
storiche, giuridiche, politiche ed economiche. Gli scopi statutari si
concretizzano in una serie di iniziative scientifiche e didattiche,
quali la pubblicazione di volumi nella collana del CRIE Storia del federalismo
e dell'integrazione europea presso
College of Europe: "The College of Europe is a centre of academic excellence preparing individuals to work and live in an international environment. The College of Europe focuses on postgraduate European studies in the legal, economic, political and interdisciplinary domains, while also providing a range of tailor-made seminars and training courses targeted at executive and public sector officials."
Europa-Kolleg Hamburg. Institut für Integrationsforschung: "Aufgabe des Instituts ist es u.a. interdisziplinäre wissenschaftliche Vorhaben im Bereich der europäischen Integration und der vergleichenden Analyse andere Integrationssysteme (z.B. Andenpakt, Zentralamerikanischer Gemeinsamer Markt) einschließlich ihrer Beziehungen zueinander - allein oder im Zusammenwirken mit anderen wissenschaftlichen Einrichtungen - anzuregen und durchzuführen [...]."
Europaeum: "The Europaeum was founded in 1992 as an association of European universities, with a mission to: Promote excellence in academic links in research and teaching collaboration between the Europaeum partners; Act as an open academic network linking the Europaeum partners and other bodies in the pursuit of study; Serve as a resource for the general support and promotion of European studies; Function independently in the search for new ideas; Provide opportunities for the joint pursuit of new pan-European initiatives; Serve as a high level 'think-tank' exploring new ideas and new roles for universities in the new Learning Age; Provide a 'pool of talent' to carry out research and inquiry into problems and questions confronting Europe today and tomorrow; Help train and educate future leaders for a new Europe."
Europainstitut der WU Wien: "The Europainstitut aims to contribute in an active way to the creation of an integrated, free, democratic, and prosperous Europe. To pursue that goal it intends to reach outstanding achievements in research as well as in teaching to become and to remain an internationally acknowledged competence centre in the field of European integration. Research as well as teaching activities are dedicated to interdisciplinary (focusing on macroeconomics, management sciences and law) and international co-operation."
Europäische Rechtsakademie Trier (ERA): The Academy of European Law Trier (ERA) is a continuing education and discussion centre for legal practitioners on issues of EU law.
The European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA): "The European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA), created in 1981, is an independent institute carrying out training and research on public administration and European policies, providing a variety of services to the administrations of the Member States and the candidate countries as well as to the EU institutions in support of their tasks and responsibilities related to European integration."
The European Network of Economic Policy Research Institutes (ENEPRI): The ENEPRI brings together twenty-three leading national economic policy research institutes from most of the EU-27 countries. The goals of the network are to foster the international diffusion of existing research, co-ordinate research plans, conduct joint research and increase public awareness of the European dimension of national economic policy issues.
The European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS): "The EUISS was created by a Council Joint Action on 20 July 2001. It has the status of an autonomous agency that comes under the EU's second pillar the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP). Having an autonomous status and intellectual freedom, the EUISS does not represent or defend any particular national interest. Its aim is to help create a common European security culture, to enrich the strategic debate, and systematically to promote the interests of the Union."
European Union Studies Association (EUSA): "The European Union Studies Association (EUSA) is the premier scholarly and professional association, worldwide, focusing on the European Union, the ongoing integration process, and transatlantic relations. Founded in 1988 (and formerly called the European Community Studies Association), EUSA now has 1700 members throughout North America, all EU member states, and on all continents, representing the social sciences, the humanities, business and law practitioners, news media, and governments on both sides of the Atlantic. We welcome as members all those interested in any aspect of European integration, European Union affairs, and the transatlantic relationship. We are an independent, non-profit educational organization and our support comes from membership dues and donations, program revenue, and grants."
European University Institute (IUE): "The European University Institute was founded in 1972 by the European Community Member States. Its main objective is to provide advanced academic training to PhD students and to promote research at the highest level. It carries out research in a European perspective (fundamental research, comparative research and Community research) in history, law, economics, political and social science. Its full-time teaching staff and 330 research students come from all countries of the European Union and further a field. It welcomes research students, for periods from one to three years, who wish to study for the Institute's doctorate (normally three years) or take the Ll.M. (one year's study) in comparative, European and international law; or in exceptional cases, spend one or two years' doctoral training at the Institute before defending a thesis in their home university."
Greec Center of European Studies and Research (EKEME): "The Greek Centre of European Studies and Research (EKEME in its Greek acronym) was founded in 1980 by a group of academics, legal practicioners, economists and social scientists. Greece was then in the final stages of its accession to the European Communities and Greek public opinion was experiencing a lack of facts-based information as well as of analysis that would allow for a rational evaluation of the expectations and risks of accession. EKEME was founded and operates as a non-profit institution, independent of any political or State affiliation. It does not benefit of any subsidy, but has been financed by its members and through participation to programs and initiatives sponsored by national and EU sources. EKEME has worked to shed light on several aspects of Greece’s membership to the EC/EU and to the integration process, with facts, with studies, with research programs and through participation to transnational research ventures. EKEME is the Greek member of the Trans-European Policy Studies Association (TEPSA).
Groupe d'étude Histoire de l'Europe contemporaine (GEHEC)-Université catholique de Louvain: "The Working Group History of Contemporary Europe (Groupe d'Etudes Histoire de l'Europe Contemporaine) was founded in 1987. Its main aim is to co-ordinate the dissertation of students who are studying the European history since 1945 as well as the researches of young graduated. The GEHEC also endeavours the organisation of colloquiums and seminars, the publication of papers and documents (edited by Peter Lang in the series EUROCLIO) and the collection of archives. The GEHEC also co-ordinates web's publication about a current bibliography devoted to history of the European construction accessible on line from september 2002. "
Groupe de Recherche et d'Information sur la Paix et la Sécurité (GRIP): "Created in Brussels in 1979, GRIP (Groupe de recherche et d’information sur la paix et la sécurité) developed in a particular context, that of the Cold War. At that time, our first works of research tackled the balance of power resulting from the East-West confrontation and,throughout the 1980’s, GRIP became well-known for the accuracy of its analyses and information reports dealing with the arms race and its mechanisms, the interests at stake...GRIP is still studying the role of the European Union in the fields of defence and security as well as arms production, military doctrines and programmes, and the evolution of international organisations (UN, OSCE, NATO)."
Hellenic Center for European Studies (EKEM): "The Hellenic Centre for European Studies (E.K.E.M.) was founded in 1988 as an independent research centre, under the institutional supervision of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. It's main objective is the study and research of issues concerning the european unification and, in general, the european area and issues that are linked with the participation and the achievements of Greece in the European Union as well as general issues that affect the greek foreign policy."
The Independent Commission for the Reform of the Institutions and Procedures of the Union (ICRI): "ICRI was set up in 1998 under the Chairmanship of Professor Frans Andriessen, former Dutch Finance Minister and Vice-President of the European Commission and with Frank Vibert, Director of the European Policy Forum, as the chairman of its Steering Group. It is a private group, independent of governments and of the institutions of the Union, with the primary purpose of providing assistance to governments as they consider the rethinking of the institutions and procedures of the European Union which is necessary for its future success and credibility with European citizens. ICRI is composed of over 50 distinguished members (policy makers, academics, politicians, economists) reflecting a wide spectrum of views and representing all of the Member States of the EU and many of the potential Member States. ICRI's final report, which was launched on 25th November in Brussels, identifies the key issues on which governments need to reach decisions, and clarifies alternative approaches to them. Unlike other reports of its kind, it does not attempt to prescribe to governments which alternatives they should adopt. In contrast ICRI believes that it can more constructively contribute to the debate by highlighting the key areas for action and the options that might be adopted."
Institut für Europäische Politik (IEP): "Seit 1959 ist das Institut für Europäische Politik e.V. (IEP) als gemeinnützige Organisation auf dem Gebiet der europäischen Integration tätig. Es zählt zu den ersten außen- und europapolitischen Forschungseinrichtungen der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und arbeitet an der Schnittstelle von Wissenschaft, Politik, Verwaltung und politischer Bildung. Aufgabe des IEP ist es, die Probleme der europäischen Politik und der Integration wissenschaftlich zu untersuchen, Lösungen aufzuzeigen und die praktische Anwendung der Untersuchungsergebnisse zu fördern."
Institute for European Affairs (IEA): "The Institute of European Affairs was founded in 1991 as a self-governing body devoted to the study of Irish policy on European integration. The Institute provides a unique forum where politicians, public servants, representatives of business, agriculture, the trade unions, the media and academia, can discuss and evaluate the long-term options for Ireland within Europe. Membership of the Institute provides access to this new resource and is of particular relevance to those who need to understand EU issues and processes and those who are charged with strategic planning in business or public affairs."
Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP): "The Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) is a leading centre for the analysis and development of environmental and related policies in Europe. An independent, not for profit organisation, the Institute has offices in London and Brussels. IEEP brings a non-partisan analytical perspective to policy questions, engaging in both pressing short-term questions and long-term strategic studies. We focus primarily on European Union (EU) environmental and sustainable development policies, and relevant aspects of other policies such as agriculture, transport, rural and regional development and fisheries. We are also actively engaged in the development of policy at a national level in Europe. The Institute seeks both to raise awareness of the policies that shape the European environment and to advance policy-making along sustainable paths."
Institute for European Integration Research (EIF): "The Institute for European Integration Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences is dedicated to the analysis of the European integration process and its democratic quality. Research projects are carried out in three overlapping areas: European Governance, the European Public Sphere and European Citizenship."
Institute for European Regional Research (IFER): "The central research interest of IFER is the complex of European Integration and the Regions. Within the research of the institute special consideration is given to the role of Northrhine-Westphalia and the Federal Republic of Germany as member of the European Union. Furthermore IFER looks at European countries which are not members of the EU, especially including the potential member states of central-eastern Europe. There exits a database on European Integration and Regionalism. The search query form is in German."
The Institute for Strategic and International Studies (IEEI): "The Institute for Strategic and International Studies (IEEI) was established in 1980 as an non-profit, independent organisation devoted to research and fostering debate on international affairs, defence and security issues. In its twenty years of activity, the IEEI has established not only a national, but also an international reputation, as the leading centre dealing with international relations in Portugal. [...] A policy-oriented institute, the IEEI has sought since its inception to bring together experts and decision-makers, military and diplomats, politicians and journalists, students and business people. This mix of milieus has been consistently maintained over the years, and is one of the reasons for the success of its initiatives and the specific results that have been achieved. IEEI activities currently focuses on the following areas: Europe, Mediterranean & the Middle East, Southern Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia. The dominant research themes which cut across these areas are regional integration and co-operation; international and interregional co-operation; foreign, security and defence policies (both European and Portuguese); political transition; security and stability."
Instituto Português de Relaçoes Internacionais (IPRI) - University of Lisbon: "O IPRI tem, como primeiro objectivo, a investigação científica no campo das Relações Internacionais, num quadro interdisciplinar ; como segundo objectivo, criar uma escola portuguesa de investigadores em Relações Internacionais, pautada por critérios de excelência e integrada nas redes científicas internacionais, em particular europeias e norte-americanas ; como terceiro objectivo, desenvolver não só investigação teórica, mas também investigação aplicada capaz de responder às necessidades da comunidade e do mercado determinadas pela internacionalização da sociedade portuguesa. O IPRI irá desenvolver, em primeira prioridade, projectos de investigação. No domínio editorial, vai publicar, trimestralmente, a revista Relações Internacionais, e produzir uma colecção de Working Papers, em português e em inglês, bem como uma colecção de livros de Relações Internacionais. O IPRI organizará, anualmente, um encontro internacional, em colaboração com a Universidade de Georgetown e o Instituto Universitário Europeu de Florença, bem como uma “Summer School”."
The Jean Monnet Center at NYU School of Law:. A good guide for information academic research on European Integration.
London School of Economics. European Institute: "The European Institute is a leading international centre for the study of contemporary Europe beyond the border of the enlarged European Union. It is dedicated to flexible, student-centred teaching that is geared to accommodate individual needs."
Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung (MZES)-University of Mannheim: "The MZES is an interdisciplinary research institute of the University of Mannheim. In close association with the Department of Social Sciences it has dedicated itself since its founding in 1989 to the investigation of political and societal developments in Europe. Its foci are on comparative research on Europe and an exploration of the European integration process."
Notre Europe: "The Research and Policy Group Notre Europe is an association that was created on July 5, 1996, according to the law of 1901 (date of publication in the Official Journal of the French Republic August 21, 1996).The object of Notre Europe is to study, research, and educate about Europe, its history, and future prospects. As Article 2 of its statues stipulates, the research and policy group acts in "the spirit of a tighter union in Europe comprising a common defence and a common currency, respecting community assets, and resting on common policies that support full employment, competitiveness, and solidarity".To achieve this goal, Notre Europe organises seminars and conferences, directs studies, consultations, and publications, launches information campaigns, and carries out other types of work of European interest in collaboration with institutions or press organisations."
L'Observatoire social européen (OSE): "The Observatoire social européen was founded in 1984 to foster a better understanding - and hence greater mastery - of the social implications of the building of Europe. Its main tasks are to monitor developments in Community policies, particularly social policies, and to analyse the forces and players at work. To this end, the Observatoire follows European events carefully and endeavours to interpret the emerging challenges and major trends."
Observatori de Politica Exterior Europea (OBS) : "The Observatory of European Foreign Policy, a non-profit group of researchers associated with the Institut Universitari d'Estudis Europeus, aims to further the understanding of and promote the debate about European Union's Foreign Policy."
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The Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS)-European University Institute: "The Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies - RSCAS - is home to a large post-doctoral programme. It brings together the Robert Schuman Centre and the European Forum, both created in 1992 to develop inter-disciplinary and comparative research and to promote work on the major issues facing the process of integration and European society."
The Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies (Sieps): "The Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies, Sieps, conducts and promotes research, evaluations, analyses and studies of European policy issues, with a focus on the following areas: economics and trade, political science and law. The research is conducted within three broad headings: power and democracy, the external dimensions of the European Union, consequences of EU policies. Sieps considers it important to broaden and intensify research on matters that are significant for the future development of the European Union. The objective is to develop well-functioning cooperation with institutions in Sweden and other countries that are already engaged in research on European issues."
Trans European Policy Association (TEPSA): "TEPSA is an independent organisation, established in 1974 at the initiative of a number of European institutes. It aims at stimulating discussion on policies and political options for Europe by promoting international research on European integration. TEPSA connects affiliated national institutes from all Union member states and has associated members in the candidate countries of Central and Eastern Europe."
University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES): "The University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) provides a forum for informed debate and a clearing house for information about European affairs. It is directly involved in promoting research and establishing teaching and research networks."
Walter Hallstein-Institute for European Constitutional Law: "The Walter Hallstein-Institute for European Constitutional Law was founded in 1997. It focuses on research into the fundamental principles, structures and contents of a European constitutional order, based on a comparative analysis of constitutional law."
Western European Specialists Section (WESS) : "The Western European Specialists Section (WESS) is part of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association. WESS is professionally involved in the acquisition, organization, and use of information sources originating in or related to Western European countries. The West European Studies Home Page focuses on Europe since 1945."
European Community Studies Association (ECSA): Who's Who in European Integration Studies site - directory of University teachers and researchers involved and specialized in European integration Studies established by the European Community Studies Association.
Austrian Institute for European Security Policy (AIES): "The Austrian Institute for European Security Policy (AIES) is a private non-partisan research institute established in September 1996. The Institute was founded by Austrian security experts as well as individuals involved in business, politics and academia. As a "think tank" the task of the Institute is to enhance the knowledge and awareness of European and international security issues in Austria through academic research, publications, seminars and conferences. The Institute cooperates regularly with similar European and international institutions. And in order to enhance cooperation with central European institutes, AIES has created a Centre for European and Security Policy Studies."
Centre for European Reform (CER): "The Centre for European Reform is a think-tank devoted to improving the quality of the debate on the future of the European Union. It is a forum for people with ideas to discuss the many political, economic and social challenges facing Europe. Based in London, the CER is a European think-tank that seeks to work with similar bodies in other European countries, in North America and elsewhere in the world."
The Cicero Foundation (CF): "The Cicero Foundation was founded in Maastricht in 1992 - the year in which the Treaty of Maastricht was signed. The Foundation is an independent Dutch nonprofit organisation and think tank whose aim it is to provide a broad, global forum to discuss issues that are of central importance to European integration."
Europe 2020: "Think-Tank Europe 2020 (a non profit association under French law) has the general objective to promote the democratisation of the European Union, an aim to which its contribution is two-fold: a work of sharp-edge anticipation of the political and institutional evolution of the EU and the production/distribution of operational strategic recommendations. The most striking features of Europe 2020 are: 1. we are the only European think-tank independent from any government, party, lobby 2. we cooperate with a great number of European institutions (various national Foreign Ministries, European institutions, research centres…) 3. we are rooted in the analyses, methods and expectations of the new generations of Europeans (born after the Treaty of Rome) 4. theoretical input is turned into action as we invent large-scale events designed to raise awareness/involve the European citizens with regards to the evolution going on in the EU 5. we have developed high-profile Internet strategies in order to increase regularly our audience."
The European Foundation: "The European Foundation is a think-tank, providing both challenging arguments and solid facts on the European Union that will benefit you no matter which side of the debate you approach the issue. Our outlook begins from a Eurorealist viewpoint, and as such, we believe in making the European Union an institution which is beneficial to all the countries and peoples involved. We believe that greater democracy can only be achieved among the various peoples of Europe by the fundamental renegotiation of the binding treaties of Maastricht (1992), Amsterdam (1997) and Nice (2001). The Foundation does not advocate withdrawal from the European Union, rather its thoroughgoing reform. In sum, by taking a Eurorealist position on global economic and political developments, the European Foundation's raison d'être has been: “yes to European trade, no to European government.” "
European Policy Centre (EPC): "The European Policy Centre(EPC) is an independent, not-for-profit, think-tank, committed to making European integration work. The Centre works at the ‘cutting edge' of European policy-making providing its members and the wider public with rapid, high-quality information and analysis on the EU policy agenda. The EPC aims to promote a balanced dialogue between the different constituencies of its membership, spanning all aspects of economic and social life."
The European Policy Institutes Network (EPIN): "EPIN is a network of dynamic think tanks and policy institutes focusing on current EU and European political and policy debates. It is a comprehensive network with almost 40 member thinktanks in 28 countries, including all the EU member states and accession and candidate countries. EPIN aims to contribute to the debate on the Future of Europe through up to the minute, expert analysis and commentary and through providing easy access to understanding the different national debates."
Federal Trust for Education and Research: "The Federal Trust is a think tank that studies the interactions between regional, national, European and global levels of government. Founded in 1945 on the initiative of Sir William Beveridge, it has long made a powerful contribution to the study of federalism and federal systems. It has always had a particular interest in the European Union and Britain's place in it. In more recent years, it has supplemented its European work by studies on devolution and regional government in the United Kingdom and a series of reports on global governance."
The Foreign Policy Centre: "The Foreign Policy Centre is a leading European think tank launched under the patronage of the British Prime Minister Tony Blair to develop a vision of a fair and rule-based world order. Through our research, publications and events, we aim to develop innovative policy ideas which promote: effective multilateral solutions to global problems, democratic and well-governed states as the foundation of order and development, partnerships with the private sector to deliver public goods, support for progressive policy through effective public diplomacy, inclusive definitions of citizenship to underpin internationalist policies."
Friends of Europe: "Friends of Europe is a Brussels-based think tank without national or political bias that promotes discussion, research and new thinking of European policy issues."
Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP): "The challenges of the 21st century require ELIAMEP to reaffirm its commitment to achieving the goals and objectives that have guided it since its founding: to research topics pertaining to European foreign and security policies in the wider Southeast European, Black Sea and Mediterranean regions, as well as issues related to international politics, transatlantic relations, security and economics in order to contribute to and influence public debate, to provide decision-makers, both in the public and private sectors in Greece and abroad, with authoritative and independent information, analysis and proposals for action, to train professionals (civil servants, politicians, journalists and academics, among others) in a variety of areas such as conflict prevention, management and resolution skills, European integration, the monitoring of democratic elections and civil society building, the role of the media in civil societies, and the creation of international networks of leaders committed to working together to enhance cooperation in Europe and the Mediterranean region, to raise the level of the domestic research community and to raise public awareness about foreign policy and international affairs
Institute for Public Policy Research (ippr): "ippr is the UK's leading progressive think tank. Through our well-researched and clearly argued policy analysis, reports and publications, our strong networks in government, academia and the corporate and voluntary sectors and our high media profile, we play a vital role in maintaining the momentum of progressive thought."
Royal Institute for International Relations (IRRI-KIIB): "The Royal Institute for International Relations, also known as IRRI-KIIB, is an independent, non-partisan, think tank, study centre and forum for debates. The IRRI-KIIB analyses international topics of current concern, but it focuses mainly on the EU, the European Union integration, security and global governance questions in the broad sense, the Middle East, the dialogue amongst civilisations as well as economic and preventive diplomacy."
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