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The turmoil that has followed the ongoing global financial meltdown of 2008 onwards has cast a spotlight on the fundamental challenge at the heart of the European Union. As private sector catastrophe has spilled over into public crisis, the failure of national economies among EU member-states has crystallised the fault lines for debate: integrate or wither away. As decision-making in Berlin becomes as significant as that taking place in Brussels, the project of European integration risks stalling in the face of a crisis it is ill-equipped to solve. In the search to define a more coherent and efficient role for itself in the changing global strategic environment, the EU’s capacity to move forward on the back of effective reform is of pivotal interest in international affairs.

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Head of GPI Europe Programme

Dr Karine Lisbonne-de Vergeron

Dr Karine Lisbonne de Vergeron is Associate Director & Head of GPI Europe Programme at the Global Policy Institute. She has extensive experience in international relations and issues relating to European politics, culture and identity, and the relationship between Europe and the Asian emerging giants (China and India). She initiated several research projects jointly with Chatham House in the United Kingdom and the Robert Schuman Foundation in France in 2006. 

Latest Publications

Max Weber and federal democracy

This paper draws attention to Max Weber’s commitment to federal democracy in a series of newspaper articles in 1917, which...

Dr Karine de Vergeron takes part in 2nd EU-India TTTI Workshop with Prof. Gulshan Sachdeva

Dr Karine Lisbonne took part to the 2nd meeting in Brussels of the EU-India Think Tank Twinning Initiative funded by...

GPI Head of Europe, Karine Lisbonne de Vergeron, on BBC World Update

Dr Karine Lisbonne, Associate Director and Head of Europe Programme at the GPI was interviewed by BBC World Update live...

Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing: The Muslim Brotherhood and Qatar in Europe

The Muslim Brotherhood movement is not only the oldest but also the largest and potentially the most dangerous Islamist movement...

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