A Second St Malo for European defence?

By Valentin Kreilinger | 21 December 2010

In 1998, the Franco-British compromise marked the revival of a European defence policy. The United Kingdom agreed to stop vetoing every EU proposition in the field of defence, France acknowledged the role of NATO, both countries were in favour of a European "autonomous capacity of action". The new Franco-British cooperation initiated in early November does not look like such a move, but rather like a strict bilateral tie. What lessons can the European partners learn from this?

Štefan Füle: The new European diplomatic service viewed from the inside

By Filip Kostelka | 13 December 2010

How the new European diplomatic service is viewed from the inside of the Commission? In order to get a better sense of this new organ, Nouvelle Europe had the privilege to ask the question directly to Štefan Füle, the European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy. This interview gives us some (hopeful) insights into the working of the “family” composed by the Commissioners for External relations.

Green Growth: Chris Huhne on the British government’s new policy

By Victoria Volossov | 8 December 2010

Linking economic recovery with environmental responsability is a tricky issue for European governments. Yet it is one they cannot avoid. Several strategies can increase energy efficiency in the United Kingdom. Chris Huhne, the British Secretary for Energy and Climate Change,  made his case at a public lecture at the London School of Economics (LSE).


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Nouvelle Europe's 2017

By Balázs Gyimesi | January 4 2018

As the New Year begins, it is time to look back at what we achieved in 2017. For Nouvelle Europe, 2017 was a year of successful conferences, numerous articles and four, widely read dossiers on diverse topics.