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At a time when the European Union is wasting its energy on taxonomy – a kind of bureaucratic statism defining “sustainable” economic activities – China is announcing the launch of an immense market with its 14 neighbours! The shortcut is striking…but leaving aside its totalitarian logic, taxonomy bears all the hallmarks of failed governance: opacity,… » read more

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La volonté législative de la Commission pour le Green Deal va se trouver fortement impactée par le Covid 19. Pour certains, le redémarrage économique de l’UE est une chance pour atteindre les objectifs de neutralité carbone et d’une économie circulaire. Pour d’autres, ces objectifs doivent s’effacer devant l’urgence. Cette Comitology Newsletter spécial « Green Deal… » read more

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The European Commission’s legislative ambition for the Green Deal will be profoundly impacted by Covid-19. For some, re-starting the EU economy is an opportunity to achieve the goal of carbon neutrality and a genuine circular economy. For others, these goals should take a back seat during recovery from the crisis. This special “Green Deal” Comitology… » read more

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The Covid-19 crisis has demonstrated the need for the EU to maintain control over its strategic production sectors. This includes seeds. However, on 7 April, the Commission – on the initiative of DG SANTE – published a “equivalence” proposal allowing seeds produced in Ukraine to be sold on the European market at a dumped price,… » read more

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La crise du COVID 19 a démontré la nécessité de garder sous contrôle de l’UE les productions stratégiques. Les semences en font partie. Mais voici que la Commission – à l’initiative de la DG SANTE – publie le 7 avril une proposition dite d’équivalence permettant aux semences de maïs produites en Ukraine d’être vendues sur… » read more

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Cette phrase célèbre a (aurait ?) été prononcée par Jean Monnet l’un des pères fondateurs de l’UE. Sans doute voulait-il dire que l’économie et la loi du marché ne suffisent plus. Peut-être suggérait-il aussi que sans semence culturelle il ne saurait y avoir d’Europe unie. La question mérite d’être examinée à la lumière d’aujourd’hui. Lutter… » read more

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The Robert Schuman Foundation has published a paper entitled: “Juncker or European added value: The positive legacy of the European Commission (2014-2019).” One can never talk enough about the harm that subsidised associations do to the cause of the EU. Even for the most pro-European of Europeans, the Juncker Commission has been a failure in… » read more

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Since the very beginning I have said that Brexit will not work. Today, we can clearly speak of a “Brexit failure”, considering that the 31 October deadline will not help to unblock the situation. This document aims to examine rapidly the reasons for the failure of Brexit and possible scenarios for the next two years.… » read more

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Author: Daniel Peyraube (CEPM President)   If there is one sector that should be convinced of the importance of the European project, it is agriculture. Thanks to the CAP, agriculture is the only ‘integrated’ policy of the Union. The current context of great uncertainty (Brexit, questions of identity, budget) and multiple fears (terrorism, immigration, climate… » read more

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Auteur: Daniel PEYRAUBE (Président CEPM)   S’il est un milieu qui doit être convaincu de l’importance du projet européen, c’est bien l’agriculture qui constitue via la PAC la seule politique intégrée de l’Union. Le contexte particulièrement incertain (Brexit, montée des questions identitaires, budget, …) et les peurs multiples (terrorisme, immigration, changement climatique, …) n’y changent… » read more

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