Christopher Tapp


108 Stories by Christopher Tapp

A not so just transition fund

The new Just Transition Mechanism, and its first pillar, the Just Transition Fund (JTF) unveiled on the 14th of January is almost a good...
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A math exercise for the EU: finding the least common multiple

The wide differences between the expectations of member states are threatening with a no budget situation. The EP is in fact so worried by...
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MFF: winning an uphill battle

Exactly as expected, there were more against the Finnish MFF proposal (“negotiating box”) than those supporting it. The EP and most of the Eastern...
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Evaluating the Finnish Presidency: Great Promises Worse-Than-Expected Execution

The six months of the Finnish Presidency flew by like a second and by now it’s time for the Croatian Presidency to work day...
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A few reasons for EU enlargement

It’s been 16 years since the Thessaloniki Summit where EU membership was promised to the states of the Western Balkans. Most of them are...
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On Double Standards

Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out...
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To deal or not to deal, that is the question

Whenever I hear the word Brexit, I cannot help but to think about the well known TV-show, Deal or No Deal. You know, the...
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In search for a new enlargement commissioner

Once upon a time enlargement was widely viewed as the EU’s most successful foreign policy tool. Membership being considered as the ultimate reward, the...
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