Britain’s Evolving Role in the European Union & Implications for the Transatlantic Relationship     Print Email
Monday, 23 April 2012

On April 23, The European Institute welcomed His Excellency Sir Peter John Westmacott, British Ambassador to the United States, to a private discussion of Britain’s changing role within the EU and the attendant implications for relations between his country, the European Union, and the United States. Ambassador Westmacott was introduced by Yves-André Istel, Senior Advisor for Rothschild, Inc. and Co-Chair of The European Institute’s Board of Directors.

 
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    By Michael Mosettig

    To the union leaders who occupy offices inside, the big white building just north of Lafayette Square in Washington is known as The House of Labor. Encased on marble, with a view of the White House, it exudes the power that once belonged to leaders of American labor unions to help pick and elect Democratic Party presidents and push their agendas through Congress.

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UMD Jean Monnet Research Project

Infrastructure Planning and Financing: Lessons from Europe and the United States

The University of Maryland has received a Jean Monnet grant from the EU to conduct a series of policy exchanges between Europe and the US on filling infrastructure needs and the utility of public/private partnerships as the financing mechanism. If interested in participating in or receiving more information about these exchanges, please contact Rye McKenzie (rmckenzi@umd.edu).

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New from the Bertelsmann Foundation

The Bertelsmann Foundation is an independent, nonpartisan and nonprofit think tank in Washington, DC with a transatlantic perspective on global challenges.

"Edge of a Precipice" by Nathan Crist

"Newpolitik" by Emily Hruban

 

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