The CIDOB programmes are the fruit of reflection groups, made up of scholars, politicians, professionals and business people who meet two times per year and identify the important topics and the political agendas relevant to their spheres. On this basis, responsible reports, articles and presentations by experts on the subject.

The programme produce seminars and international meetings, as well as publications and courses, in which experts and researchers disseminate their work. The activities are preferentially framed within a working network, either at the Spanish level or an international level.

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  • Europe - [30/09/2014]

    The No Vote Offers a Reprieve – No More

    England, and the rest of the United Kingdom outside Scotland, has been spared the humiliation of loosing 30% of its landmass, 10% of its populatio......

  • Security and World Politics - [26/09/2014]

    Drones: el nombre y la cosa

    Palabra de moda: “drones”, cada día se habla más de ellos, y de hecho con una cierta confusión. Ante todo hay que hacer una aproximación a estos n......

  • Europe - [22/09/2014]

    Ambición institucional y política para la nueva Comisión Juncker

    Un nuevo ciclo político se abre en Bruselas y Jean-Claude Juncker ha decido que la Comisión Europea debe recuperar su papel central en la iniciati......

  • Europe - [19/09/2014]

    On the Kremlin’s Disinformation (Russian version included)

    This article was published in El País on 9 March 2014. It is translated from Spanish by Tom Hardy, and republished by kind permission.“Russia, pro......

  • Europe - [19/09/2014]

    Mogherini's Challenge

    Federica Mogherini should be satisfied, and indeed she looks very happy: her path to the job of High Representative, the EU foreign policy chief,......

  • Mediterranean and Middle East - [18/09/2014]

    Extra-Territorial Voting in Turkey: Lessons Learnt

    For the first time in history, on 10 August 2014, the president of Turkey has been elected by the citizens rather than by the Members of the Parli......