Dublin European Institute Blog

The Dublin European Institute’s blog is dedicated to promoting critical debate and international scholarly exchange on a broad range of issues related to European political economy.

The European Parliament and Article 50 negotiations – on the sidelines or front and centre?

By Lisa Nolan Following the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union was invoked for the first time since its creation as part of the Treaty of Lisbon. Article 50(2) states that the role of the European Parliament (EP) shall only be to consent to aContinue reading “The European Parliament and Article 50 negotiations – on the sidelines or front and centre?”

The Joint Procurement Agreement (JPA) vs. public health emergencies: can the JPA win?

By Claudia Mantovan With the current COVID-19 crisis, the ability of the European Union (EU) to effectively face public health emergencies is being questioned once again. In the context of the pandemic, there is need for coordination and solidarity and one of the EU’s tools to try to achieve that is the Joint Procurement AgreementContinue reading “The Joint Procurement Agreement (JPA) vs. public health emergencies: can the JPA win?”

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