Nicholas Thorpe

 

Thorpe

Nickolas Thorpe (Upnor, England 1960) has lived in Budapest since 1986,reporting on east-central Europe and the Balkans for the BBC,Independent, Guardian and Observer newspapers. Since 1996 he has been the BBC Central Europe correspondent. His book '89 The Unfinished Revolution - Power and Powerlessness in eastern Europe' was published by Reportage Press in London in November 2009. His new book, Danube will be published by Yale University Press in September 2013.

 

 

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The European Parliament as a Driving Force of Constitutionalisation

The European Parliament as a Driving Force of Constitutionalisation

Description
A new EUDO Institutions Study commissioned by AFCO Committee of the European Parliament has been published on the increasing role played by the European Parliament (EP) in the EU decision-making process.
Date:
20/11/2015
Electoral rules and electoral participation in the European elections: the ballot format and structure

Electoral rules and electoral participation in the European elections: the ballot format and structure

Description
Read the OPPR Study commissioned by the European Parliament's Committee on Constitutional Affairs examining whether harmonisation and "Europeanisation" of the ballots used in the 28 Member States for the election of the European Parliament is feasible.
Date:
16/11/2015
Why not solve the democratic deficit within the EU through genuine transnational political conflict?

Why not solve the democratic deficit within the EU through genuine transnational political conflict?

Description
Read the EUDO Working Paper by Jan Karremans on how a better representation on the European integration dimension should substantially contribute to the formation of a transnational electorate
Date:
05/11/2014