Institute News and Events

Crisis of the Eurozone - What it May Mean for Canada's Economy (Seminar)

Date: 
Thursday, 26 January, 2012 (All day)

IES director, K. Hübner, will be giving a talk about the Eurozone Crisis later this month at the Canadian German Chamber of Industry and Commerce. Check under the break for details. 

Young Researches Network of the European Community Studies Association-Canada

YRN Executive Board is excited to present to you its newly-developed
website: www.ecsac-yrn.ca.

EU Environment Policy - Moving Towards a Resource Efficient Europe? (Lecture)

Date: 
Friday, 20 January, 2012 - 12:00 - 13:30

Please join us for Anne Burrill, Deputy Head of Unit for International Relations and Enlargement of the European Commission, who will give a talk titiled 'EU Environment Policy - Moving Towards a Resource Efficient Europe?' as part of our Jean Monnet Lecture Series.

Click here to download flyer. Check below the break for a brief bio for Anne Burrill.

UPDATE: Click here for presentation slides.

2012 EU-Canada Young Journalist Award

As many of you might remember from years past, the delegation of the European Union offers a competition for Canadian students who are interested in writing journalistic pieces. Students are asked to write a piece focusing on a current issue facing the European Union or EU-Canada relations. In terms of format, the work may be either written (a news story of maximum 1,000 words) or audiovisual (a report of up to 90 seconds duration).

Deadline: 
27 January, 2012 (All day)

Double-Whopper (Commentary)

 

The German Chancellor got her way, and the European Union moved closer to a split that may go far beyond the British decision to refuse consonance with its European partners. The December 8 and 9 meeting of the heads of state in Brussels will enter text books of European integration as the days where Britain again decided to step out of the joint boat of Europe, and where democracy landed a huge defeat. Merkel may have won the battle but Europe lost the war.

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