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Just the Facts: Slovenian Presidential Elections 2017

Presidential elections took place in Slovenia over two rounds of voting, with the first taking place on Sunday, 22 October 2017 and the second on Sunday, 12 November.  Nine candidates stood for election, including the incumbent President, Mr Borut Pahor, who was re-elected for a second term in office. Background […]

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Just the Facts: College of Europe 2018-2019

The College of Europe is an independent university institute of postgraduate European studies with campuses in Bruges and Natolin.  Online applications for the 2018-2019 academic year are now being invited.  If you wish to apply, submit your complete application before the deadline of Wednesday, 17 January 2018. History The College of Europe was […]

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Just the Facts: Czech Parliamentary Elections 2017

Parliamentary elections were held in the Czech Republic on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 October.  The Czech Social Democratic Party had been in coalition with ANO 2011 and the Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People’s Party since the last elections in 2013. The 2017 elections saw ANO 2011, the […]

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Just the Facts: European Council Summit 19-20 October 2017

On Thursday 19 October, the European Council met in Brussels to discuss migration, digital Europe, security and defence, and external relations.  On Friday 20 October, the EU leaders met in an EU27 format to review the Article 50 negotiations. Migration EU leaders concluded that the approach taken on migration, which […]

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