Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska

Research fellow
Areas of expertise 

European Parliament, European Council, European Commission, rotating presidency of the EU Council, inter-institutional relations, Lisbon Treaty, Economic and Monetary Union, differentiated integration, Polish European Policy.

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A flexible EU: A new beginning or the beginning of the end?

A flexible EU: A new beginning or the beginning of the end?

18 May 2017
The EU needs to become more flexible if it is to tackle current and future challenges effectively. But it should do so transparently, and remain inclusive.

Parliamentarians in Brexit talks: Bulls in a china shop?

01 February 2017
David Davis promised that Westminster will have the same scrutiny powers in the Brexit talks as the European Parliament would. But what does that really mean?

What does the Supreme Court's ruling mean for British parliamentary sovereignty?

25 January 2017
The Supreme Court ruled that Theresa May needs to ask Parliament for its consent to notify of the UK's intention to leave the EU.
Not so special: why the US won't help Britain in the Brexit talks

Not so special: Why the US won't help Britain in the Brexit talks

25 October 2016
The US is watching two of its best friends get a divorce. It is not in its interest to take sides.
Europe after Bremain: A strong team?

Europe after Bremain: A strong team?

10 June 2016
If Britain votes to Remain, it should not revert to old habits of obstruction. In almost every field, it can serve its own interests best by making a positive contribution.
The role of national parliaments in the EU: Building or stumbling blocks

The role of national parliaments in the EU: Building or stumbling blocks?

06 June 2016
If Britain remains in the EU it should lead the discussion about a more constructive role for national parliaments in reducing democratic deficit in the EU.

The seven blunders: Why Brexit would be harder than Brexiters think

28 April 2016
If Britain decides to leave the EU it will have to invoke article 50 TEU that puts the departing member-state at a disadvantage in the withdrawal negotiations.
Europe after Brexit: Unleashed or undone?

Europe after Brexit: Unleashed or undone?

15 April 2016
If Britain left the EU, the character of the Union would change. The UK has driven economic liberalisation and foreign policy co-operation, and has made the EU's machinery more efficient.
Poland: Europe's new enfant terrible?

Poland: Europe's new enfant terrible?

22 January 2016
Poland's new government is copying some of Viktor Orbán's worst policies. Hungary got away with defiance, but Poland may not.
Cameron's EU reforms: Will Europe buy them?

Cameron's EU reforms: Will Europe buy them?

14 December 2015
At the European Council on 17 December David Cameron's reform proposals will get a mixed reception. Which ideas will get most backing, and from whom?

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