The Turkish Dilemma. Cyprus aside, relations between the EU and Turkey are going through a difficult phase. Turkey was given the opportunity to start accession negations although there were at the time serious reservations on whether it met the relevant criteria. In Turkey there is now a widespread feeling that whatever reforms are undertaken they … more


Europe’s Business. In a speech at the Financial Times debate ‘Does Europe really mean business?’ earlier this month in Brussels, Jose Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission, spoke of the relevance of the Commission in preparing the EU for the global challenges. He claimed that the future will not go away; indeed, he said, it would come at us … more


The EU’s Declaration on Transnistrian: A backup for the principle of national sovereignty or just an anti-Russian gesture? On September 18, 2006, the Presidency of the European Union issued a Declaration on the “referendum” in the Transnistrian region of the Republic of Moldova to state that it recognizes neither the referendum nor its result. The kernel … more


Events and Activities of the Research Center. A presentation of the book “Bases militaries ed droit international: le cas de Chypre” by Sozos-Christos Theodoulou and a timely seminar on “The Accession to the Eurozone and the Reunification of the Cyprus Economy” were the main events organized by the Research Center – Intercollege … more


Upcoming event: Conference organized by the Research Center – Intercollege on Monday, October 9, 2006 entitled “The new Landscape in the Middle East and Implications for the International Community”. Click here for program