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Erwan Fouéré

About Erwan Fouéré

Erwan Fouéré is Associate Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels; he had a career spanning 38 years with the EU institutions, during which he assumed various responsibilities both at Headquarters and more particularly in the EU’s External Service. He was a post graduate research assistant at the Max Kohnstamm Institute for European Affairs and a Guest Scholar at the Brookings Institution; he was also a regular contributor to EU Masters Course of Human Rights. His area of research is on the EU’s role in the Balkans.

Is the Macedonian Government Mortgaging the Country’s Future?

The process of implementation of the political agreement reached between the main political parties last July, to overcome the long standing political crisis, continues to dominate the political and economic environment in Macedonia.  With the return of the opposition to the Parliament on 1st September, the focus  is now on the appointment by 15 September of a Special Prosecutor to investigate the massive wiretapping scandal,  revealed earlier this year. Continue reading Is the Macedonian Government Mortgaging the Country’s Future?

Reforms are the best way to commemorate the anniversary of the war’s end

In a report published exactly ten years ago on “The Balkans in Europe,” the International Commission on the Balkans called for a process of constitutional change in Bosnia and Hercegovina. It argued that with the present constitutional architecture set out in the 1995 Dayton Peace Agreement no longer working, there was a need for a genuine constitutional debate in the framework of an EU accession process.

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