Think Tank

Think Tank

Think Tank

De documenten die bijdragen aan de vormgeving van nieuwe EU-wetgeving

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Gepubliceerd op 09-12-2022

Little has changed since the Ethiopian government and the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) agreed on 2 November 2022 to cease hostilities and return to constitutional order. The 2-year civil war has killed thousands of people and seriously aggravated the country's already disastrous humanitarian situation. The conflict erupted in November 2020, after the Ethiopian army attacked Tigrayan troops, who had taken control of military headquarters in Mekelle, the capital of the Tigray region, in ...

Gepubliceerd op 08-12-2022

Over the last 20 years, China has become the second largest trading partner of Latin America & the Caribbean (LAC). Between 2000 and 2020, China-LAC trade grew 26-fold from USD 12 billion to USD 310 billion. China is also among the top sources of foreign direct investment and finance for the LAC region. The impact of China in LAC is closely related to the Latin American boom in commodities extraction, and infrastructure construction. While traditional commodities continue to be important, trade in ...

The Monthly Highlights publication provides an overview, at a glance, of the on-going work of the policy departments, including a selection of the latest and forthcoming publications, and a list of future events.

Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis and Commissioners Schmit and Gentiloni have been invited to an Economic Dialogue on the launch of the 2023 European Semester, in line with the relevant EU law. This briefing note covers the main elements of the 2023 European Semester Package proposed by the Commission. It gives also an overview of the implementation of the Recovery and Resilience Facility, the Stability and the Growth Pact, the Macroeconomic Imbalances Procedure, the Joint Employment Guidelines ...

Corruption is a major challenge for the European Union (EU), with all its Member States affected by the problem to some extent. Its scale, however, is difficult to measure both in Europe and elsewhere. Surveys on the perception of corruption among citizens and experts – such as the Global Corruption Barometer and Eurobarometers – are the principal measurement tool. Since the 1990s, countries around the world have joined efforts to address corruption collectively. This has led to the emergence of ...

Toekomstige activiteiten

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Policy Roundtables and Book Talks EPRS

Full title: 2022 – the year that shook the world: What think tanks are thinking

During this annual debate organised by the EPRS, senior think tank analysts will discuss the key events of 2022, focusing on their impact on the EU and its future. The debate will address the main developments in Europe and the world, such as the shifting geopolitical landscape, Russia’s war on Ukraine, the energy crisis, global efforts to fight climate change and EU-U.S. trade disputes. 

FISC Public hearing
Hoorzittingen FISC

On 09 January 2023, from 17:00 to 18:30, the FISC Subcommittee will host a public hearing on "Potential Distortions of the Single Market due to Personal Income Tax: challenges for SMEs and risks of harmful tax competition". The transformation of the way how we work through digitalization and globalization has been accelerated during the COVID19 pandemic and has led to a significant increase of remote working. These developments have also created new challenges in the area taxation.

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Workshops EPRS

RFF = Recovery and Resilience Facility

You are invited to come in the EP new Info Hub - left to the European Parliament' main entrance (Esplanade Solidarność in Brussels) - to have a conversation with Magdalena Sapała, policy expert in the European Parliament Research Service, to learn more on what is the EU doing on this subject.

Please just drop in! No registration is required.

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Publicaties van de Think Tank

De inhoud van alle documenten op de website van de Think Tank valt uitsluitend onder de verantwoordelijkheid van de auteur en daarin geuite meningen geven niet noodzakelijkerwijs het officiële standpunt van het Europees Parlement weer. Zij zijn bedoeld voor de leden en het personeel van het EP, ter ondersteuning van hun parlementaire werkzaamheden.