• The Right to Decide

    October 2014

    The Fundació Josep Irla togethet together with The Centre Maurits Coppieters have launched a joint study by professors Jaume Lopez and Josep Maria Vilajosana on the Right to Decide  and how its political implications for the EU.

  • Paradiplomacy

    September 2014

    The main policy papers presented during the conference Local Actions in a Global Context: ”Paradiplomacy by Subnational Jurisdictions” in Svalbard are collected in this publication.

  • 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...

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

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In het voetspoor van Maurits Coppieters

The text by Karel Van Reeth gives his own first-hand personal summary...

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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...