Our blog will continue in 2018 with different bloggers and in a different format (longer posts, as our readership prefers).
We would like to thank the members of the 2017 crew: Péter Krekó, Eleni Panagiotarea, Amanda Paul, Tom Casier, Jelena von Helldorff, Kirsty Hughes, Łukasz Pawłowski, Teresa Pullano, as well as the MEPs Jan Philipp Albrecht, Reinhard Bütikofer, Jean Lambert, Marietje Schaake, Keith Taylor and Bodil Valero for their insightful contributions.
We would also like to take this opportunity to introduce you to the new team of bloggers who will write about the main challenges for the European Union in 2018:
- Professor José Variato Marques, University of Lissabon and Professor Ricardo Cabral, University of Madeira: Eurozone
- Adam Balcer, Foreign Policy Project Manager Wise-Europe, Warsaw: EU-Russia Relations and Eastern Partnership
- Charlotte Joppien, Managing Director of the Türkei Europa Zentrum at Hamburg University: EU-Turkey Relations and Southern Neighbourhood
- Vessela Tcherneva, ECFR's Programme Director and Head of ECFR Sofia Office: transatlantic relations
- James Bartholomeusz, Environmental Campaigner: Brexit
- Péter Krekó, Director of Political Capital Institute, Budapest: populism
- Annalisa Buscaini , Advocacy Programme Specialist, Open Society European Policy Institute: migration and asylum
One more blogger who will write on democracy & solidarity issues will join the team within short!
In the meantime we invite you to read the blog's first contribution by James Bartholomeusz: For the UK, Brexit is an Unfolding Horror Story