Commentary Pieces

Our commentary pieces are articles all about the current day, filled with hot takes on the most recent news, from a variety of sources, interested in knowing more, why not check out our research pieces or if you're interested in writing for us, check out Join Us!

©Sky News

A controversial issue

Russia’s response to Covid-19 has recently become a hot topic of discussion. Several media giants have published articles questioning the objectivity of the Russian official statistics of the coronavirus death rates. The New York Times and...

June 25, 2020

Henry Griffin/AP Photo

Over the centuries, most people who have greatly influenced Europe have originated from the Old Continent itself. Nevertheless, there have been a few out of its borders who have contributed to its current state. Global issues, World Wars and signi...

More than 4 months have passed since the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia cancelled the deal with the Anaklia Development Consortium for the construction of the Anaklia deep-sea port. (Istrate 2020) The official reason invoked was non-comp...

June 5, 2020

Protesters take part in a rally in the port of Mytilene, on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. Local residents and business owners have launched a day of protest on the Greek islands hardest hit by migration, demanding the Gr...

May 18, 2020

While the world’s attention is riveted to the pandemic of coronavirus, leaders all over the world consider these hard times as an opportunity to grab more power. These weeks of severe hardship could raise the autocracies to the skies – and could unseat them. Meanwhile,...

May 10, 2020

©Financial Times

The COVID-19 (hereinafter, coronavirus) outbreak has become the dominating concern of European governments. With its threat of high public mortality, overburdened hospitals, and economic recession, it is well on its way to defining the global politics o...

May 5, 2020

© emins.org

​Western Balkans is a political term, introduced by the EU and EU-centric actors, referring to the countries of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Serbia and Albania[1]. European Integration in the region plays a very important role...

May 4, 2020

‘The coronavirus crisis is not just a national crisis. It’s a European crisis, and it needs to be treated as such.’ Maurizio Massari, Italian Permanent Representative to the European Union.[i]

 © europa.eu 

Europe is amid a global pandemic, which is quickly transfor...

April 27, 2020

 Picture's Copyright: Sky News 

I remember feeling shocked when I journeyed back to the UK on the 15th of March. I arrived at Brussel-Midi/Zuid’s Eurostar terminal that day, to find no health checks in place; just the standard brief passport/ID check. No measuremen...

April 20, 2020

©Munich Security Conference

Last February, at the Munich Security Conference (MSC), political leaders from all around the world met to discuss questions of international security. At this occasion, French president Emmanuel Macron recalled his strong will to build a pro...

Please reload

Institute for a Greater Europe- Contact Us © All Rights Reserved

Youth Association for a Greater Europe  © All Rights Reserved