Category Archives: EU

Will 2020 see real leadership for the climate emergency? – FEPS Progressive Yearbook 2020

It was a pleasure to contribute to the first FEPS Progressive Yearbook. The climate challenge is discussed from different angles by Frans Timmermans, Mary Robinson and others. My contribution is on the question “Will 2020 see real leadership for the

Will 2020 see real leadership for the climate emergency? – FEPS Progressive Yearbook 2020

It was a pleasure to contribute to the first FEPS Progressive Yearbook. The climate challenge is discussed from different angles by Frans Timmermans, Mary Robinson and others. My contribution is on the question “Will 2020 see real leadership for the

Cities vs States: Should Urban Citizenship be Emancipated from Nationality?

What role for cities – and “urban citizenship” – in a multipolar world facing multiple emergencies? Contributing to this EUI debate on “Should Urban Citizenship be Emancipated from Nationality?” was a great opportunity to get some thoughts down in writing

Cities vs States: Should Urban Citizenship be Emancipated from Nationality?

What role for cities – and “urban citizenship” – in a multipolar world facing multiple emergencies? Contributing to this EUI debate on “Should Urban Citizenship be Emancipated from Nationality?” was a great opportunity to get some thoughts down in writing

STL conferences on soft law & evidence

This month Peking University’s School of Transnational Law hosted on conferences on soft law and on the topic of facts and evidence, in which I was pleased to participate. The workshop on “The Use of Soft Law by National Courts

STL conferences on soft law & evidence

This month Peking University’s School of Transnational Law hosted on conferences on soft law and on the topic of facts and evidence, in which I was pleased to participate. The workshop on “The Use of Soft Law by National Courts

Conference on “Transitions of Legal Systems: 30 Years after the fall of the Berlin Wall”

It was great to participate in an impressive conference on “Transitions of Legal Systems: 30 Years after the fall of the Berlin Wall” at the Iustinianus Primus Law Faculty, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, North Macedonia. I was impressed

Conference on “Transitions of Legal Systems: 30 Years after the fall of the Berlin Wall”

It was great to participate in an impressive conference on “Transitions of Legal Systems: 30 Years after the fall of the Berlin Wall” at the Iustinianus Primus Law Faculty, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, North Macedonia. I was impressed

Launch of the Cities, Mobility & Membership Research Collaborative

It was a pleasure to participate in the launch of the Cities, Mobility & Membership Research Collaborative at the European University Institute in Florence in late October. This initiative is focused on policy challenges (and, I think, opportunities) arising from

Launch of the Cities, Mobility & Membership Research Collaborative

It was a pleasure to participate in the launch of the Cities, Mobility & Membership Research Collaborative at the European University Institute in Florence in late October. This initiative is focused on policy challenges (and, I think, opportunities) arising from

Review: Julien Chaisse (ed), China’s International Investment Strategy: Bilateral, Regional, and Global Law and Policy

The Chinese Journal of International Law has published my review of the recent book “China’s International Investment Strategy” edited by Julien Chaisse. The review is online here.

Review: Julien Chaisse (ed), China’s International Investment Strategy: Bilateral, Regional, and Global Law and Policy

The Chinese Journal of International Law has published my review of the recent book “China’s International Investment Strategy” edited by Julien Chaisse. The review is online here.

GOVTRAN podcast on the EU 2030 climate & energy framework

From negotiation to action: In this GOVTRAN podcast, we discussed the EU’s 2030 climate and energy framework and the importance of both ambitious targets and credible plans and actions to turn them into reality. https://soundcloud.com/user-767951479/interview-2-from-the-govtran-workshop-in-helsinki-stephen-minas

GOVTRAN podcast on the EU 2030 climate & energy framework

From negotiation to action: In this GOVTRAN podcast, we discussed the EU’s 2030 climate and energy framework and the importance of both ambitious targets and credible plans and actions to turn them into reality. https://soundcloud.com/user-767951479/interview-2-from-the-govtran-workshop-in-helsinki-stephen-minas

Article – Energy and the European perspective: EU leadership vital as climate crisis intensifies

Ahead of next month’s UN Climate Action Summit, some thoughts in Neos Kosmos on how Europe can continue to lead by example in the clean energy transition that the world needs, in an increasingly complex and multipolar environment.

Article – Energy and the European perspective: EU leadership vital as climate crisis intensifies

Ahead of next month’s UN Climate Action Summit, some thoughts in Neos Kosmos on how Europe can continue to lead by example in the clean energy transition that the world needs, in an increasingly complex and multipolar environment.

The UNited for Climate Justice project & its proposals for progressive climate action

Climate change will affect everyone, and in many parts of the world its consequences are already keenly felt. It’s not a question of theory or ideology, and a robust global response shouldn’t be held back by partisan politics. That response

The UNited for Climate Justice project & its proposals for progressive climate action

Climate change will affect everyone, and in many parts of the world its consequences are already keenly felt. It’s not a question of theory or ideology, and a robust global response shouldn’t be held back by partisan politics. That response

GOVTRAN workshop, Helsinki: Appraising the EU’s 2030 Climate and Energy Policy Framework

The workshop on Appraising the EU’s 2030 Climate and Energy Policy Framework was held by the Jean-Monnet network ‘Governing the EU’s Climate and Energy Transition in Turbulent Times’ (GOVTRAN) in Helsinki earlier this month. It was two days of in-depth,

GOVTRAN workshop, Helsinki: Appraising the EU’s 2030 Climate and Energy Policy Framework

The workshop on Appraising the EU’s 2030 Climate and Energy Policy Framework was held by the Jean-Monnet network ‘Governing the EU’s Climate and Energy Transition in Turbulent Times’ (GOVTRAN) in Helsinki earlier this month. It was two days of in-depth,