This blog is hosted on Ideas on EuropeIdeas on Europe Avatar

Tag Archives: cyprus

Cyprus Presidency invites bloggers to the EU Council next week

Published on by

When in May the upcoming Cyprus Presidency of the EU Council announced they would want to meet with bloggers, I still wasn’t sure whether this would actually happen. I gave my five cents and when I was in Brussels soon after I met with the two spokespersons (Marianna & Nikos) of the Cyprus representation to brainstorm […]

EU assistance to the Turkish Cypriot community

Published on by

Just in time for the upcoming Cyprus EU Council Presidency, the EU Court of Auditors issued a special report on EU assistance to the Turkish Cypriot community. In fact, between February 2006 and September 2011, a total of 292.3 million Euro was planned and 259.4 million were actually contracted,  178.8 million Euro of which have […]

The Cyprus presidency logo story: Of nepotism and copyright

Published on by

One year ago, the Cyprus government ran a competition for its presidency logo, with the winner being promised 6000 Euros. According to Cyprus Mail, the competition had to be restarted after allegations of nepotism. In mid-May, after the final logo was unveiled, there were media reports that the logo looked very similar to a raw […]

Bloggers meeting the Cyprus Council Presidency: My five cents

Published on by

Soon Cyprus – the island presidency – will take over the EU Council Presidency from Denmark. And they have proposed a bloggers meeting on 12 July in Brussels, a meeting that should bring together bloggers from Cyprus and other European bloggers, as well as introduce the Presidency team to them. I think this is a […]

Cyprus 2012: Preparing the island presidency

Published on by

Next year, in less than 9 months, Cyprus will take over the presidency of the EU Council. Their pre-Presidency website is already online and I just saw that they’ve recently brought (PDF) a new Permanent Representative, Ambassador Kornelios Korneliou. Kornelios Korneliou was Cypriot ambassador to France and Permanent representative to the UNESCO until recently (source); before he may […]

Comitoloy and Cyprus: High politics with low attention

Published on by

One week ago I blogged about the lack of attention to Comitology. One of the reasons you’d frequently hear about why Comitology is ignored is that it is sooooo technical and sooooo intransparent. In order to tackle the latter, I’ve produced a visualisation of recent Comitology meetings (which includes, after several updates, 90 meetings at […]

Subscribe to a fortnightly email featuring posts from Ideas on Europe hosted blogs

UACES and Ideas on Europe do not take responsibility for opinions expressed in articles on blogs hosted on Ideas on Europe. All opinions are those of the contributing authors.