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Just the Facts | Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

On 1 January, the Republic of Bulgaria took over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union from Estonia, marking the first time Bulgaria has held the Presidency since joining the EU in 2007.  In 2009, the Lisbon Treaty established a system whereby a trio of Member States […]

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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: Austrian Parliamentary Elections 2017

Parliamentary elections were held in Austria on Sunday, 15 October 2017.  The Social Democratic Party, led by Chancellor Christian Kern, had been in coalition with the Austrian People’s Party since 2013. Provisional results indicate that the Austrian People’s Party won the biggest share of the vote, but do not have […]

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