• New challenges for a new Parliament

    July 2014

      The outcome of the 2014 European Elections opens up new scenarios for Europe’s main political and institutional actors. It is time to look ahead to the challenges in the political reform of the policy areas of economy, civil rights, social Europe, energy, enlargement...

  • Redefining Self-Determination in the 21st Century

    April 2014

    Accommodating different nations, ethnic, cultural and religious groups within the same territory is still seen as a democratic challenge for contemporary multicultural states. In an increasingly interdependent world, due to processes of economic globalisation, a great number of multicultural states are experiencing grass-roots demands...

  • CMC advocates for an alternative economic governance

    January 2014

    Thursday (9 January 2014), a delegation of Centre Maurits Coppieters’ board attended a meeting at the European Commission headquarters in Berlaymont with BEPA Officials.

  • Law and Legitimacy: The denial of the Catalan voice

    January 2014

    This article has been written in a key moment where both Scotland and Catalonia are intending to hold independence referenda in 2014. Nevertheless, that is effectively where the similarity ends; there are contrasting legal contexts and differing strategies to  achieve respective independence; each is...

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Aug 09 2014

“Power structures create obstacle’s to indigenous people’s right to self-determination” Ban Ki-moon on #IndiegenousDays
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Jul 17 2014

“Citizens should be more involved in the EU’s decision-making process” Günther Dauwen says

Jul 13 2014

“We can’t preach human rights in the World if we don’t tackle the issue in Europe first” Heidi Hautala warns

Jul 09 2014

“Support for far-right parties is increasing, and we don’t like it.” Said Haris Golemis.


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The main policy papers presented during the conference Local Actions in a...

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An Alternative EU Economic Governance

The main goal of this report is to analyse those elements underpinning...


The Future of Europe: An Integrated Youth Approach

“The Future of Europe: an Integrated Youth Approach” is a joint effort...


The Ascent of Autonomous Nations

The Ascent of Autonomous Nations is a joint effort by Centre Maurits...