Research & Publications

Background Briefs

Ageing Modernity: Growing old in the EU in the 21st Century
Dec 20, 2012

Ageing Modernity: Growing old in the EU in the 21st Century

posted by eucentresg

This background brief examines how urban growth and an ageing population affect or inform planning at the national and regional level in the European Union at a time when economic stagnation, environmental  Full Abstract »

Background Briefs

Euro-Mediterranean relations and the Arab Spring
Oct 20, 2011

Euro-Mediterranean relations and the Arab Spring

posted by eucentresg

This background brief examines Euro-Mediterranean relations from the 1970s to the recent uprisings in the Middle East/North Africa popularly referred to as the Arab Spring, arguing that the changes taking  Full Abstract »

Background Briefs

Of neighbours, partners and EU aspirants: The case of EU-Georgia relations since the 2003 Rose Revolution
Sep 20, 2011

Of neighbours, partners and EU aspirants: The case of EU-Georgia relations since the 2003 Rose Revolution

posted by eucentresg

This background brief examines the relations between the EU and its eastern neighbours through a case study of Georgia. It begins with a broad overview of the EU’s European Neighbourhood  Full Abstract »

Background Briefs

The EU-Korea FTA and its Implications for the Future EU-Singapore FTA
Jun 20, 2011

The EU-Korea FTA and its Implications for the Future EU-Singapore FTA

posted by eucentresg

This background brief takes an in-depth look at the EU-Korea FTA, the first the EU has concluded in Asia. Could the EU-Korea FTA be a benchmark for the FTA currently  Full Abstract »

Background Briefs

Regional Initiatives to Combat Poverty and Social Exclusion: A Case Study of the European Union
Apr 20, 2011

Regional Initiatives to Combat Poverty and Social Exclusion: A Case Study of the European Union

posted by eucentresg

The EU Centre has published a background brief on “Regional Initiatives to Combat Poverty and Social Exclusion: A Case Study of the European Union” on the issues concerning poverty and  Full Abstract »

Background Briefs

Implications of the Lisbon Treaty on EU External Trade Policy
Mar 20, 2010

Implications of the Lisbon Treaty on EU External Trade Policy

posted by eucentresg

The EU Centre in Singapore has published a background paper on the impact of the Lisbon Treaty on the external trade policy of the European Union. The Lisbon Treaty has  Full Abstract »

Background Briefs

The Road to Copenhagen 2009 – The European Union and Climate Change Action
Nov 20, 2009

The Road to Copenhagen 2009 – The European Union and Climate Change Action

posted by eucentresg

With the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen in December, the EU Centre has come up with a background brief giving an overview of the European Union’s (EU)  Full Abstract »