Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska

Senior 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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Time to let the rule of law in Poland have its day in court

19 July 2018
Poland’s government has not reversed its controversial judicial reforms, despite EU political pressure. It is time to take the dispute out of the hands of politicians and allow the European Court of Justice to have a say about the rule of law in Poland.

Theresa May's meaningless meaningful vote?

08 May 2018
Though many British parliamentarians believe Brexit will harm the UK, it is unlikely that they will derail it. However, Westminster could help to mitigate its negative consequences. 

The member-states and the EU: Taking back control?

22 March 2018
The irony of Brexit is that the EU is becoming more British just as the UK is leaving the EU.

Poland’s prime minister: New face, same old tune?

22 January 2018
The new prime minister’s style will be more emollient than his predecessor’s, but he is unlikely to back down on judicial reforms.

A new deal for the eurozone: Remedy or placebo?

24 November 2017
The eurozone is finally witnessing an economic upturn but if it fails to win back the support of disaffected citizens, the bloc could face an existential crisis.

Relaunching the EU

07 November 2017
The EU is ripe for fundamental reform. New policies are needed for migration and the euro. The EU also needs more flexible structures so that countries can opt in and out of key policies.
Brexit maze

Brexit maze: The role of EU institutions in the negotiations

05 July 2017
Theresa May will be reluctant to openly discuss the difficult choices ahead of the UK. Citizens and business should look to the EU institutions for information about their future post-Brexit.
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.

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