Don’t panic

The Financial Times reports on the French reaction to German plans to impose debt writedowns on investors and quotes Lucas Guttenberg, who describes the field of conflict regarding public debt reform. more

New EU Affairs Committee of the German Bundestag

The Committee on European Affairs of the German Bundestag has been established on Janauary 31. The Committee is the main venue for parliamentary participation in German EU decision-making. It is primarily concerned with general affairs, institutional questions and enlargement issues. The Delors Institut has prepared a concise briefing on the new Committee. more

Henrik Endelein: SPD must proof its European conviction

The delegates of the German Social Democratic Party met in Bonn on January 21 in order to debate whether the party should agree to start negotiations with CDU and CSU in order to eventually form another coalition government under Merkel. In an op-ed for Spiegel Online, Prof. Dr. Henrik Enderlein, director of the Jacques Delors … more