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December 2020
Video analysis with MAXQDA – Methods school
09/12/2020
Post
GURN
The third part of the GURN Methods school revolved around the analysis of video material. In the course of the workshops, the Ukrainian junior researchers got to know several software tools and how interpretative and standardised approaches can be combined.
30 years of peaceful revolutions in Europe: How do we deal with democracy and the rule of law today?
03/12/2020
Post
Civil Dialogues
Poland and Hungary are vetoing a rule of law mechanism in the EU budget. Marek Prawda, EU Commission in Poland, discussed how to solve the blockade, strengthen democracies and defend areas for civil society engagement.
November 2020
Workshop: Developing project ideas and writing funding applications
26/11/2020
Post
Eurasia Lab Fellowship Program
Application writing should not be outsourced completely, the administrative work not underestimated. Eurasia-researchers got new impulses.
Different challenges and changed realities: EU-Turkey relations five years after the EU-Turkey statement on migration
20/11/2020
Post
Europe talks
Ambassador Nikolaus Meyer-Landrut, Head of the EU Delegation to Turkey, discussed the EU's engagement with Turkey and how to resolve disputes through dialogue with the Turkish government.
Between blockade, fundamental values and solidarity: The new EU Migration Pact as a solution?
19/11/2020
Post
Civil Dialogues
Stephan Mayer, State Secretary of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, and Daniel Thym, German Foundations for Integration and Migration, discussed the contents of the EU migration package and current lines of conflict between isolation and solidarity.
COVID-19 in Ukraine – 20th Ukraine Breakfast Debate
05/11/2020
Post
GURN
Despite the significant negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Ukrainian economy, the long-term outlook leaves room for optimism. This is due to national financial aid measures as well as international cooperation with the European Union.
Europe's role in the world: EU foreign policy in light of the U.S. election
05/11/2020
Post
Civil Dialogues
Die US-Wahlen haben erneut die Debatte um die Rolle der EU in der Welt geweckt. Pamela Preusche diskutierte zusammen mit Dr. Annegret Bendiek über die Handlungsfähigkeit der EU auf globaler Ebene sowie über Reformen, wodurch die EU souveräner und selbständiger werden würde.
October 2020
What is the state of German-Ukrainian relations? - 4th Germany Breakfast Debate
29/10/2020
Post
GURN
Germany is one of Ukraine's most important trading partners. However, the nucleus of the need for reforms is still the corruption in the country. The investment climate must be sustainably improved in order to expand cooperation. But Germany can also learn from Ukraine.
Interviews in social research – Methods school
23/10/2020
Post
GURN
The second part of the GURN Methods School revolved around conducting interviews in the context of qualitative research approaches. In addition to perfect planning, the participants learned about different questioning and evaluation techniques as well as digital tools.
Local elections in Ukraine – 19th Ukraine Breakfast Debate
14/10/2020
Post
GURN
The local elections in autumn 2020 represented a milestone in Ukraine's reform process. The breakfast discussion focused on trends and peculiarities of the electoral process, the strategies of the individual parties and the influence of COVID-19.
The future of the EU and Euroscepticism – German perspectives in times of the COVID-19 pandemic
08/10/2020
Post
Europe talks
Daniel Freund, MEP Greens/European Free Alliance, discussed what influence the pandemic has on euroscepticism in Germany and Europe and how the EU can decisively counter this development.
September 2020
Call for proposals to support independent research in Ukraine
28/09/2020
Post
GURN
The IEP funded the research projects of three Ukrainian think tanks. The ideas to study access to universities from occupied territories, the integrity of local elections and a sustainable approach to the Ukrainian economy prevailed.
From idea to research design – Methods school
25/09/2020
Post
GURN
The first part of the GURN Methods School on applied social research has begun. The workshop series is aimed at Ukrainian think tanks and junior researchers who do less academic research but whose work is mainly in the field of policy analysis.
German investments in Ukraine – 3rd Germany Breakfast Debate
22/09/2020
Post
GURN
The debate had mainly focused on how to create stable investment conditions in the long term despite the unresolved conflict in eastern Ukraine. The guests emphasised the importance of judicial reform and the dissemination of success stories.
August 2020
End of EUCACIS programme
31/08/2020
Post
EUCACIS
Half of the fellows have successfully completed their PhD degrees, while the others are awaiting their defence date. All fellows have furthermore written for local, regional or international academic journals. Within the EUCACIS network, they have published 27 articles.
Corona - State - Europe: Lessons for European cooperation
26/08/2020
Post
Civil Dialogues
The crisis management of the EU during the Corona pandemic was discussed by Katarina Barley, Peter Clever and Ulrich Silberbach. There was also an outlook on the upcoming EU Council Presidency and its priorities.
CiSEP Stands now for „Civic Initiative for Sound EU Practice“
01/08/2020
Post
CiSEP
CiSEP has renamed itself and now stands for "Civic Initiative for Sound EU Practice."
July 2020
Successful completion of the regular PhD support programme EUCACIS and further extension
29/07/2020
Post
EUCACIS
Since 2016, the EUCACIS programme has completed four international conferences, three PhD schools, the organisation of individual exchanges and provided continuous intensive PhD trainings. All fellows will be accompanied until the completion of their PhD thesis.
Virtual closing week
21/07/2020
Post
Berlin Policy Hub
The directors of the think tanks involved in the project met for coaching and feedback regarding the cooperation. Furthermore, possible future ideas within the framework of the Eastern Partnership were discussed.
The future of EU trade policy in a post-COVID-19 world
15/07/2020
Post
Europe talks
Sabine Weyand, Director General for Trade at the European Commission, discussed coping strategies for the EU in the Corona crisis, its strategic position in the global economy and the global recession.