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Ana Palacio

Ana Palacio, a former Spanish foreign minister and former Senior Vice President of the World Bank, is a member of the Spanish Council of State, a visiting lecturer at Georgetown University, and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the US.

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EU threatened by its failure to focus on real issues

This year’s European Parliament elections have spurred months of nail biting. Will the pro-European center hold? Will the body be too fractured to function? Will a vocal contingent of nationalist-populists disrupt every sitting?

May 23, 2019

Europe must not waste its big chance

It has become a cliche to declare, each December, that the next year will be a crucial one for the European Union.

December 21, 2017