Posts by EII Team:

Modern EU energy policy: challenges and solutions

Views: 89European several decade’s energy policy included hundreds of regulations, directives and decisions aimed at optimal use and development of energy resources and networks. During last decade the Union’s energy policy has experienced dramatic changes reflecting global and European challenges. The energy-related triangle: energy, climate changes and environment protection has become a focal point in […]

European Union in modern multilateral global system (III)

Views: 52The EU’s long-term political guidance includes ambition participation in global affairs with an idea of becoming a serious player in the world. The article suggests a preliminary analysis of the declared Commission’s “reset-mode” concerning new aspects in the EU’s role in the global political economy and governance: i.e. in geo-politics and geo-economics. Besides, about […]

Commission’s “State of the Union”: European integration priorities for 2022

Views: 118European Commission President’s second in her College time “State of the Union” address to the European Parliament this fall featured EU’s recommendations for the states in “redesigning” further integration process and increasing EU’s role in the world. The annual seemingly modern “reset-priorities” for the next year include some existing directions, like combating covid-pandemic’s threats, European […]

Modern multilateralism: anatomy of global governance (I)

Views: 33The EII’s research on the role of European integration in modern global governance is aimed at analysis of changes and transformations in the structure of global governing structures and in national political economies. New approaches to national development and growth patterns through new patterns in geo-politics and geo-economies are seriously affecting both the theory […]

European green deal and climate regulations: effects for the member states

Views: 112Recent EU political agenda is aimed at highlighting sustainability in national political economy to a new level: including, in particular, climate mitigation measures (to reach for a climate-neutral EU by 2050) and the “green deal” package; both are forcing the member states to be more active in approving corresponding actions. The EU states governance’s […]

Lithuanian RRP: the Commission’s assessment and approval

Views: 103The European Commission has assessed the national recovery and resilience plan (RRP) based on main criteria set out in the EU regulation. A supporting staff-working document provides detailed documentation on the EU’s assessment of the Lithuania’s RRP in supporting the green and digital transition, in providing a balanced response to the socio-economic situation and […]

European industrial policy: effects for the member states

Views: 53In March 2020, the EU launched a European industrial strategy, a continental national economies’ transitional plan towards green and digital perspectives in development. After a year of deliberation, the Commission proposed a regulation which reflects to main efforts: a) a continued openness to trade and investment as a source of national strength in growth […]

EU’s recovery fund to assist the member states: implementing problems

Views: 109The EU states are expecting first payments this summer to start post-pandemic investments; it was about a year after the EU-28 leaders agreed on issuing €750 billion in joint debt to reboot their pandemic-ravaged economies. Beyond the urgency for the states to get the EU funding, the success of the national recovery and resilience […]

Increasing single market’s efficiency: assisting member states recovery

Views: 297Present pandemic has underlined the importance of core values in the European integration, including a backbone of the European economy, i.e. its single market. Member states resilient growth depends on modern and flexible political economy’s concept: main supporting EU’s instruments have just been adopted by the EU co-legislators in a “single market programme” worth […]

European support for SMEs in Estonia and Lithuania

Views: 136Additional financial support is being available for micro-enterprises in Estonia and Lithuania that are facing some economic fallout due to present post-pandemic crisis. A new transaction between the European Investment Fund (EIF) and financial intermediary Finora Capital is expected to support at least 100 micro borrowers in these two countries. The long-term working capital […]