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E!Sharp, ‘Removing the Secrecy in Decision-Making’

Luukas K. Ilves, deputy executive director and senior fellow at the Lisbon Council, publishes an op-ed on “Removing the secrecy in European Union decision-making”, calling for greater transparency in the decision-making process of the Council of the European Union.

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Agenda Digitale, ‘PA Locale, Come Coinvolgerla Nella Trasformazione Digitale: Lo Studio’

Agenda Digitale publishes an analysis of the key findings of How Local Government Reform is Key to Europe’s Digital Success: A Six-Point Programme for eGovernment Renewal, a policy brief by David Osimo, director of research at the Lisbon Council.

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The Parliament Magazine, ‘Nick Clegg Warns of the Growing Rise of Populism throughout the European Union”

The Parliament Magazine quotes Nick Clegg, former deputy prime minister of the United Kingdom and former leader of the Liberal Democrats, and Paul Hofheinz, president and co-founder of the Lisbon Council. Both spoke at The Future of Europe Summit: How a Radical Centre Can Deliver a Continent of Reform and Renewal, convened in Brussels by the Lisbon Council, Radix and Fipra.

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CityAM, ‘Nick Clegg Admits Soft Brexit Hopes are Dead – But Is Urging Members of Parliament to Reject Final Deal- as He Reveals Sneering Brussels’ View of Patriotism’

City AM writes, “‘This week is the week that the illusion of a so-called soft Brexit has died,’ Nick Clegg told the Lisbon Council last night, according to multiple reports.” Sir Nick Clegg, former deputy prime minister of the United Kingdom and former leader of the Liberal Democrats, spoke at The Future of Europe Summit: How a Radical Centre Can Deliver a Continent of Reform and Renewal, convened in Brussels by the Lisbon Council, Radix and Fipra.

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The Telegraph, ‘Soft Brexit is Dead: Nick Clegg Admits his Fight to Keep the United Kingdom in Single Market is Over’

The Telegraph writes, “Theresa May would be victorious in creating a Britain free of the influence of Brussels, Sir Nick told the Lisbon Council think tank on Monday evening, but he called on Westminster MPs to vote down her final Brexit deal.” Sir Nick Clegg, former deputy prime minister of the United Kingdom and former leader of the Liberal Democrats, spoke at The Future of Europe Summit: How a Radical Centre Can Deliver a Continent of Reform and Renewal, convened in Brussels by the Lisbon Council, Radix and Fipra.

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Die Welt, ‘Selbstgefälligkeit Wird Zum Risiko für Deutschland’

Die Welt publishes an article on The 2017 Euro Plus Monitor: Into a Higher Gear, analysing the results for Germany and the eurozone as a whole. The article warns that complacency is the biggest risk for the German economy, based on the results presented in the report, which is published every year by Berenberg and the Lisbon Council.

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Intellectual Property Watch: ‘CCIA Report: Digital Music Industry Sees Strong Revenue Growth, Creativity, Choice’

Intellectual Property Watch publishes a brief on Value Growth and the Music Industry: The Untold Story of Digital Success, a Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) study. The study launched at the High-Level Working Lunch on Value Creation, Streaming Video and the Music Industry, convened by the Lisbon Council in Brussels.

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