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  • Author: Stuart Bell
  • 26 décembre 2011
  • Europe

What future for the European left ?

Sir Stuart Bell, member of the supervisory board of the Fondation pour l’innovation politique, labour member of Parliament studies the future of the European Left. Lire la suite

  • Author: Niek Pas
  • 8 mars 2011
  • Political Forces

The state of the right : the Netherlands

Its diversity is what most characterises the Dutch right: it spans Christian democrats (Christian Democratic Appeal, CDA) and liberals (People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy, VVD, and Democrats 66, D66), as well as populist parties, whose strength is quite unprecedented in Europe… Lire la suite

  • Author: Patrick Moreau
  • 8 mars 2011
  • Political Forces

The state of the right : Austria

The Austrian Right is represented by the Austrian People’s Party (OVP), and the Far Right by the Freedom Party of Austria (FPO). Founded in Vienna in 1945 by conservative Christian-Socialists, the OVP formed a coalition in the post-World War II government… Lire la suite

  • Author: Wolfgang Glomb
  • 2 février 2011
  • Europe

The franco-german tandem confronts the Euro crisis

Recent events affecting the monetary stability of the euro area have revealed deep misunderstandings between the French and the Germans. France argues that political considerations must prevail over European subjects, while Germany defended at all costs the principle of monetary stability… Lire la suite

  • Author: Fondapol
  • 18 janvier 2011
  • Studies

2011, World Youths

“2011, World Youths” is a worldwide survey directed by the Fondation pour l’innovation politique. This huge survey, conducted by the TNS Opinion group, has been carried out upon 32700 individuals in 25 countries, it focuses on lifestyles, opinions and prospects of youths from the five continents. Check out the results of our survey in this paper edited by Dominique Reynié. Lire la suite

  • Author: Antony Todorov
  • 3 janvier 2011
  • Political Forces

The state of the right : Bulgaria

The roots of Bulgaria’s Right date back to the Ottoman Empire. At that time, the national political class was divided between the Right of the “Ancients” (who advocated a peaceful progression towards independence, and that of the Left, the “Moderns” (youth groups), who were more radical… Lire la suite

  • Author: fondapol
  • 28 décembre 2010
  • Agriculture

Achieving a new common agricultural policy

Discussions aimed at defining the post-2013 Common Agricultural Policy will be opening this November. The CAP – the leading, oldest and most integrated of existing Community agricultural policies – is a symbol of European construction. The issue of market regulation in a liberalised world is one of the topics on the agenda. Lire la suite

  • Author: Bernard Bachelier
  • 28 décembre 2010
  • Agriculture

Food security: a global challenge

The food crisis which struck the world in 2008 brought back the agricultural issue as one of the international community’s top priorities. It is obvious that new food shortages may occur. Hunger is not declining as had been hoped. Since spring 2008, all global conferences have been devoting one item on their agenda to food security and pledged new funding. However, those statements did not translate into action. Public opinion is finding it hard to understand what is going on and to distinguish between what is intended for media impact and what will initiate real action. Lire la suite

  • Author: Fondapol
  • 11 octobre 2010
  • Political Forces

The state of the right: Spain

The Spanish Right occupies a special place in Europe. Its history, and the singular nature of its political groups distinguish it from the continent’s other right-wing movements.  From the moment democracy was re-established in Spain until the present day, the … Lire la suite

  • Author: Fondapol
  • 24 août 2010
  • Political Forces

The state of the right: Poland

In Poland, the right has a significant political advantage: its history is inextricably linked with the history of the struggle against the communist regime, and the democratic transition. Today, the right dominates Poland’s political scene and mobilizes around three quarters … Lire la suite