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Why the “European Semester Light” is a heavy failure

Why the “European Semester Light” is a heavy failure
Jakov Bojović

Jakov Bojović

Jakov Bojović holds an MA degree in Public Policy, with specialization in European Public Policy, from Central European University. The title of his MA thesis is „The Role of the Commission in the New Economic Governance of the European Union“. His main research interests are European economic and social governance, role of supranational institutions in EU integration, Europeanisation and EU enlargement. Mr. Bojovic is an author of peer-reviewed research articles published in Serbia, BiH, Hungary and Germany.
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Author: Jakov Bojovic The European Semester (ES) is an annual process for soft coordination of the EU member states’ socio-economic policies, which started back in 2011. In the 2014  Enlargement Strategy a similar process was introduced to include the candidate countries, starting a year after. In the European Semester Light (ESL), the candidate countries prepare […]

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EU’s Role in Land Grabbing in Southeast Asia

EU’s Role in Land Grabbing in Southeast Asia

Pratibha Singh

Pratibha Singh is a researcher/writer on issues pertaining to gender and conflict in South Asia. She is currently pursuing her Masters from the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, Germany.
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The EU must drop its target for agrofuels which is putting food security at risk in many regions in Southeast Asia. Author: Pratibha Singh Land Grabbing is an emerging phenomenon resulting from “crop boom” in Southeast Asia. Small scale landholders and farmers, rural workers, and indigenous people are increasingly losing control over their land. There […]

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EU Humanitarian Aid: Is Nepal on the Radar?

EU Humanitarian Aid: Is Nepal on the Radar?

Pratibha Singh

Pratibha Singh is a researcher/writer on issues pertaining to gender and conflict in South Asia. She is currently pursuing her Masters from the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, Germany.
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Although the EU is one of the biggest aid donors in the world, it is often inhibited in its strives by grand political and economic pursuits. Author: Pratibha Singh Nepal has experienced one of the worst earthquakes in the history of natural disasters, sweeping more than 8000 lives and rendering many homeless. Prone to severe […]

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