European Union Policy-making and Governance


October 11, 2016

Zintis Hermansons (MPA '15) has been working at the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of Latvia since graduating from SPP. As senior expert at the Regional Policy Department, Hermansons is responsible for monitoring and evaluating the territorial impact of various EU-funded programs on regional development in Latvia. He has also been selected to be a delegate from Latvia in the OECD Regional Development Policy Committee that is working on territorial monitoring.

October 5, 2016

Sejal Parmar, assistant professor in the Department of Legal Studies and core faculty at the Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) and visiting professor at the School of Public Policy, discussed "Post-Brexit" with David Gardner, international affairs editor at the Financial Times, at the latest European Dialogues event, which took place at the San Telmo Museoa in Donostia-San Sebastián on Friday, September 30.

July 19, 2016

Vija Pakalkaite, who began her doctoral studies at CEU in 2012, received funding from the SPP Travel and Research Grant Fund to attend the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Conference on Regulatory Governance in Tilburg, the Netherlands in July.

You can read a story about Pakalkaite's participation in this important conference here.

June 22, 2016

Since the Bologna Declaration was adopted by 29 ministers of education in June 1999, the focus has been on efforts to harmonize higher education within the European Union. As someone who has worked in higher education for a number of years, Norbert Sabic (PhD '16) is very familiar with these efforts. He is also well aware of the concern among many policy makers about the lack of institutional diversity within Europe.