Vittoria Barbieri

Senior Communication Manager

Medium, ‘Estonia’s new European Course’ by Luukas K. Ilves

Luukas K. Ilves, deputy director and senior fellow at the Lisbon Council, publishes a hard-hitting op-ed on ‘Estonia’s new European Course’, where he runs through the policy promises of Estonia’s extreme right nationalists who are on the verge of entering a coalition government for the first time. The manifesto includes a promise to hold a referendum on Estonia’s European Union membership if more power is concentrated in Brussels and a ban on non-Estonians voting in local elections.


CincoDias, ‘¿Qué Podemos Aprender de la Industria Discográfica?’

Cinco Dias publishes an article on A Symphony, Not a Solo: How Collective Management Organizations Can Embrace Innovation and Drive Data Sharing in the Music Industry, a study part of a year-long collaboration of Teosto, the Lisbon Council and ESADE Business School, intended to stimulate discussion among key players in the music industry with the aim of accelerating data-driven innovation in music. The report was presented in Barcelona at the 4YFN conference in the margins of World Mobile Congress 2019.


Eesti Päevaleht, ‘MIS SIND NÄRVI AJAB? | Luukas Kristjan Ilves: ma Tean Sinust Rohkem’

Luukas K. Ilves, deputy director and senior fellow at the Lisbon Council, published an op-ed on the importance of using data in Eesti Päevaleht, a major Estonian newspaper. He writes: “The major economic changes in the next decade in almost every sector will come from better use of data. From personalised gene-based medicine, which significantly increases the number of years of life, to smart homes that use less energy to reduce electricity bills and facilitate the transition to renewable energy.”


Il Sole 24 Ore, ‘Perché Ascoltare i Toni Propositivi e Pacati del FMI’

Alessandro Leipold, chief economist of the Lisbon Council, on why Italy should listen to the International Monetary Fund recommendations.


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.


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.


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.