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The EUI: a long term investment for Europe

Written by Jacqueline Gordon. Posted in Current profiles, Profiles

Vincenzo Grassi

Vincenzo Grassi joined the EUI as Secretary General in January 2017. He has been a diplomat for Italy’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs for many years, with long experience in the area of European affairs. Prior to his arrival at the EUI, he was Ambassador of the Republic of Italy to the Kingdom of Belgium. In this interview with EUI Times, he offers his perspective on the EUI’s contribution to Europe–both now and in the future.

Brigid Laffan on Brexit

Written by Jacqueline Gordon. Posted in Current opinions, Opinions

‘It is a deeply historical moment, with unknown and unknowable outcomes,’ explains Professor Brigid Laffan, Director of the European University Institute’s Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, referring to the UK’s historic decision to withdraw its membership from the European Union.

An Interview with US Ambassador to the EU Anthony Gardner

Written by Jacqueline Gordon. Posted in Multimedia

US Ambassador to the EU Anthony Gardner visited the European University Institute on 18 April for a conference on EU Foreign, Security and Migration Policy, co-organized by the Max Weber Programme and James Madison University. In an interview with EUI Times, Ambassador Gardner raised the importance for the US of having a solid, unified EU […]