• Coppieters Awards 2016 to Honor Alex Salmond

    December 2016

      On 14th of December 2016, Centre Maurits Coppieters will honor Mr Alex Salmond (former First Minister of Scotland and current Scottish National Party Member of Parliament and International Affairs Spokesperson) as the first recipient of the Coppieters Awards at an official award ceremony in...

  • Europe: A Dream & A Project

    July 2016

    Former MEP, Bernat Joan, the author of this paper, intends to reflect on something that is still under construction (and probably still at an early stage): European citizenship, with a liberal, open and free-thinking approach. He focuses on his own experiences and intuitions, as if thinking aloud.

  • International law allows unilateral indy

    April 2016

    Ms. Stanič, the keynote speaker at the Coppieters Dinner-Debate, which took place on Friday 1 April 2016 addressed secession and state succession from an international law perspective; shared her experiences and observations about what lessons can be drawn from newly independent states

  • “Refugees welcome” an opinion by Xabier M...

    December 2015

    In summer 2015 Europe experienced the largest flows of refugees since the Second World War. The stories of pain, suffering, and hope of the people who have fled Syria and other countries because of conflict have deeply touched the peoples of Europe. Regrettably, the...

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Dec 01 2016

Coppieters foundation expresses solidarity with Kurdish peoples following attack on Kurdish Institute of Brussels

Nov 23 2016

Attempted arson attack on KIB emblematic of dangerous climate for pro-Kurdish political actors

Nov 22 2016

“People are main asset of any business; worker participation benefits social cohesion” Impressions from #IrlaTreball

Nov 10 2016

How to rebuild Europe based on new linguistic order and multilingualism? Impressions from #IWmultilingVLC

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Democracy and European Emerging Values

Centre Maurtis Coppieters and the European Free Alliance youth have compiled texts...


A Quality Democracy for a New State

“A Quality Democracy for a New State” is the most recent study...

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An Alternative EU Economic Governance

The main goal of this report is to analyse those elements underpinning...

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The main policy papers presented during the conference Local Actions in a...