• 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...

  • European Day of Languages: Help endangered languages

    September 2013

    The Centre Maurits Coppieters launched a campaign on the occasion of  the European Day of languages. It aims to  raise awareness on the importance of cultural diversity and protection of endangered languages. The campaign is based on “Approaches to a Cultural Footprint“: the first...

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Apr 17 2014

“Peoples must decide how they see their futures to set the scene for the creation of a more harmonious geo-political environment” Alan Sandry
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Apr 01 2014

Conference at European Parliament sparks discussion on Self-determination

Mar 20 2014

Cooperation agreement signed with NISE
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Mar 13 2014

Call for expression of interest to develop a study on Euroregions and cross-border cooperation within the EU


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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...


The Internal Enlargement of the European Union

Professors Jordi Matas, Alfonso Gonzalez, Jordi Jaria and Laura Roman make a comparative...