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The New Transatlantic Agenda

April 1, 2009

Ambassador Eliasson sets out the current status of Europe-US relations and acknowledges the wide range of daunting problems the world must face today.

The Puzzle of Slovenia and Estonia in the Post-Communist Era: How Deliberated Nationalism Explains Reform and Consensus-Driven Transition

May 27, 2008

Praised by international organizations, Slovenia and Estonia constitute the most successful post-communist economies.

Poland in an Integrated Europe: Perspectives for sustainable development, greater innovation and strategic partnership in the globalized economy

April 30, 2008

Economic security, sustainable development, clean energy and energy security, better regulations, greater innovativeness and the growing share of Polish economy in the international market; these...

Kosovo: The End of Yugoslavia's Disintegration or The Spark of New Conflict?

January 11, 2008

Mr. Biberaj and Mr. Kesic both examine the issue of Kosovan independence from different persepectives. Mr. Biberaj explains why he believes that supervised independence is the only way forward.

Human Rights and Political Reform in Contemporary China: Views from a Swedish Diplomat and Scholar

November 30, 2007

No country is changing as rapidly as China has done since the reform process started close to three decades ago.

Ukraine's September Elections and the Challenges Awaiting the New Government

November 14, 2007

The 2007 Ukrainian elections are a clear move forward in a variety of ways. Ambassador Steven Pifer sets out why, as well as the options for the creation of a coalition government. Mr.

U.S. and Bulgaria: New EU Member, New Opportunities

May 4, 2007

Ambassador John Beyrle presented his credentials to President Parvanov as U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria on September 8, 2005.

Überpower: The Imperial Temptation of America

October 19, 2006

Josef Joffe is the Marc and Anita Abramowitz Fellow in International Relations at the Hoover Institution and is publisher-editor of the German weekly Die Zeit.

Austria's Immediate Past Presidency of the European Council

October 11, 2006

Ambassador Eva Nowotny is the official representative of the Republic of Austria in the United States and is responsible for all aspects of the relationship between the two countries.

Anti-Terrorist Finance: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

January 18, 2006

The assumption that states can and ought to stop the flow of funds to terrorist organizations deserves greater scrutiny.

The EU, the US and the WTO

February 28, 2003

The European Forum, in association with the European Union Center of California at Scripps College, is hosting a workshop on "The EU, the US and the WTO" on February 28 and March 1, 2003.

Labeling Products of Food Biotechnology: Panacea or Hidden Trade Barrier?

June 28, 2002

In the debates surrounding genetically modified organisms in the food supply, the issue of labeling has become ever more salient.

Competition Policy and the New Economy: A Transatlantic Perspective on Regulatory Challenges

November 3, 2000

The conference will explore the application of competition policy rules to aspects of the "new" economy, in particular where networks and information flows are leading to rapid changes in...

Deliberately Democratizing Multilateral Organizations

September 29, 2000

Session I: What are Deliberation and Clumsiness?Loren King, MIT"Democracy and Deliberation: A Review of Recent Theories and Proposals"Michael Thompson, University of Bergen"Clumsiness: It's as Easy...

Workshop on the Status of Agricultural Policy Reform in the US, the EU, and the WTO

June 29, 2000

Session I: Analytical Frameworks for Studying Farm Policy ReformSpeaker: Wayne Moyer, Grinnell CollegeDiscussant: Christophe Crombez, University of Leuven and Stanford UniversitySession II: The...

Symposium on Trans-Atlantic Trade Conflicts: Understanding and Resolving the Banana Problem

March 17, 2000

Session I: The World Banana MarketSpeaker: Tom Spreen, University of FloridaDiscussant: Micky Paggi, Congressional Budget Office"The World Banana Market"Session II: Bananas and the EUSpeaker:...

EU Agriculture, the WTO Negotiations and Agenda 2000

November 17, 1999

European Political Systems Seminar