EU institutions & treaties

Monocle podcast: The Globalist- The European Parliament's elections

09 January 2019
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform spoke to the Monocle about a possible alliance between Salvini and Kaczynski in the European Parliament’s elections (from 17:15 mins).

European Parliament elections 2019: The litmus test for the Spitzenkandidaten process

12 December 2018
The forthcoming European Parliament elections in 2019 will probably determine the fate of the Spitzenkandidaten process to select the President of the European Commission.

Direct democracy in the EU: The myth of a citizens' union

20 November 2018
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska and Beth Oppenheim of the CER contributed a chapter titled 'Does democracy work in the UK?', see page 400, in 'Direct democracy in the EU: The myth of a citizens' union'.

Monocle podcast: The Globalist - Whispers of a comeback

13 September 2018
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska a senior research felow at the Centre for European Reform spoke to the Monocle about Junckers' State of Union address and Hungary (from 02:55 mins).

Parliament Live: Exiting the European Union Committee

02 May 2018
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska gave evidence to the Exiting the European Union Committee on: The progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal (from 9:38 mins).

BBC Newsnight: British EU ignorance is harming UK interests - Viewsnight

04 April 2018
In this Viewsnight, Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska of the CER argues that if the British government doesn't pay more attention to the European Parliament, it could get a bad Brexit deal.

Judy Asks: Is Central Europe damaging EU enlargement?

28 February 2018
Carnegie Europe
The EU’s big bang enlargement has always generated mixed feelings.

BBC Radio 4 - The World Tonight: Selmayr controversy

27 February 2018
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform speaks to Adam Fleming about Martin Selmayr and his new role (from 24:21 mins).

UK should work more closely with MEPs on Brexit

18 December 2017
EU Observer
When it comes to engaging with the European Parliament on Britain's withdrawal from the EU, Brexit secretary David Davis looks to have made a wise call.

Tok FM: Finał fazy rozwodowej - kolejny krok w drodze do Brexitu

13 December 2017
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska speaks to Tok FM about the European Parliament's resolution on Brexit.

NUPI: Brexit and implications for the EU, EEA and Norway

30 October 2017
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska of the CER spoke on Brexit and the British perspective’, whilst René Repasi (University of Rotterdam),  Christophe Hillion (UIO/NUPI), Baldur Thorhallsson (University of Iceland), Niels Engelshiøn (MFA) spoke about Norway, Iceland and the EU.

CER podcast: Brexit negotiations: Players and process on the EU side

17 July 2017
Sophia Besch talks to Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska about the role of the European Commission, the member-states, the European Parliament and the ECJ in the Brexit talks.

Tok FM: Rola instytucji europejskich w negocjacjach z Wielką Brytanią

06 July 2017
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska talks to Tok FM about her lateste CER publication 'Brexit maze: The role of EU institutions in the negotiations'.

How will the election of the new European Parliament President affect Brexit talks?

26 January 2017
UK in a changing Europe
Last week the European Parliament elected Antonio Tajani as its new president. The central question for the UK is what effect Tajani will have on the Brexit talks.

Juncker-Tusk: A clash of EU visions

16 September 2016
EU Observer
On Wednesday (14 September), the president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, delivered his annual state of the Union speech at the European parliament’s plenary session in Strasbourg.

Polskie Radio: Kim są komisarze Komisji Europejskiej?

23 August 2016
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska speaks to Polskie Radio about the European Commssion and the areas of responsibility of each Commissioner, eg: education, culture, health, budget or taxes.

Parliaments after Brexit: Building or stumbling blocks?

26 July 2016
There is growing eurosceptic sentiment in EU capitals and the Commission worries that parliaments will complicate European integration. But they can be assets to the EU if they are better engaged in European business.

Unnoticed by Brexiteers, the idea of an EU super-state is quietly dying

16 June 2016
The Telegraph
There are some things that British Eurosceptics and European federalists tend to agree on. They think the EU is moving inevitably towards a federal future.

CER podcast: Five questions on the implications of a Brexit for EU institutions

24 May 2016
In the fourth episode of a series of podcasts on the implications of a Brexit for the EU, Sophia Besch talks to CER research fellow Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska.

Wake up, Westminster! Why MPs should pay more attention to the EU

17 July 2015
British Influence
In his famous Bloomberg speech of January 2013, offering British voters a referendum on EU membership, David Cameron promised to strengthen the role of national parliaments in the EU. But are British parliamentarians up to the task? The Commons’ limited interest in European business suggest not.
The British parliament has been...