News

  • After the emotion comes the moment for addressing the causes

    To barbarous acts that have affected people because they defended the freedom of opinion, protected citizens, were Jews or just bystanders, responded a huge wave of citizens affirming their commitment to the values of democracy, freedom and tolerance. This reaction has spread beyond our borders with the de…

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  • Brussels Think Tank Dialogue – A new departure for the EU

    For the 5th year in a row, ten leading European Think Tanks joined forces to host the annual Brussels Think Tank Dialogue on January the 28th. More than 500 participants joined us for a full day of debates with Jyrki KATAINEN, Vice-President for jobs, growth, investment ans cometitiveness, European Commiss…

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  • European Investment Strategy: personalities address European political leaders on the eve of the European Council meeting

    The European Long Term Conference, organized by Confrontations Europe in Brussels, on December 3 and 4, was the opportunity given more than 25 stakeholders (academics, industries, services, finances, and more largely from the civil society) for a dialogue with representatives of the European Commission and th…

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  • Investing in the future... at last?

    Confrontations Europe will be hosting a European Long-Term Investment Conference (Assises européennes du long terme, or AELT) at the start of December. At the same time, the European Parliament and the Commission will begin their new mandates, during which economic recovery through investment and the incorpor…

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PUBLICATIONS

Interface

  • Interface N°97 - December 2014

    CONTENTS INTERFACE n°97: Turning the Juncker Plan into an investment lever, Marcel Grignard, President, Confrontations Europe ; An Energy Union, Nick Butler, President of the Policy Institute at…

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Option

  • Option n°36: Contribution to a European investment strategy

    40 proposals for an action plan. This contribution presents a synthesis of several years of studies and 40 proposals for a action plan and political agenda, by the working groups of the think tank C…

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Books

  • Wake up, Europe!

    Wake up, Europe! is an alarm call, but it is also a book full of hope. Prefaces by Michel Rocard and Michel Barnier. Collection www.manuscrit.com EAN : 9782304043662…

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Policy Journal

  • Confrontations Europe, La Revue n°107: European Long Term Investment Conference - A new beginning for investment

    For our European Conference in December, a special issue on Long term investment. Confrontations Europe will be hosting a European Long-Term Investment Conference (Assises européennes du long terme…

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MUST READ

ARTICLES / INTERVENTIONS

  • Contribution to a European investment strategy

    Confrontations Europe publishes its 36th Option: Philippe Herzog formulates 40 proposals for a real action plan for long-term investment. This contribution presents a synthesis of several years of s…

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  • Investing in human capital, the capital of the 21st Century

    Juncker’s investment plan should include a component on “human capital investment”. Because business or public investment has a more rapid impact on growth than human capital, the latter is strikin…

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  • Is the wind of change blowing over the European Commission?

    Is the wind of change blowing over the new College appointed by Jean-Claude Juncker, which is set to begin its mandate at the start of November? The press has welcomed the initiative with enthusiasm a…

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  • Marcel Grignard becomes president of Confrontations Europe

    Philippe Herzog and Claude Fischer handed over the reins of Confrontations Europe’s presidency during our General Assembly on June 26th, a remarkable evening full of emotion. They become Honorary Pres…

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