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Tue 12 Nov
Miljoenennota

Politics Cafe: A brief guide to the annual budget

This Politics Cafe will be a 'behind the scenes' of the annual budget. How does the annual budget come into being? Why does the government make certain choices? And who influences the annual budget?

 

Mon 25 Nov
From left to right: Ms Angela MERKEL, German Federal Chancellor; Mr Emmanuel MACRON, President of France.

Haagsch College: Cafe Europe

Do Germany and France still determine the course in Brussels? Or have Poland and Hungary become more influential? And how have the powerrelations changed within the EU after the European elections and in times of Brexit?

 

Oratie Bert van den Braak

Fellow van het Montesquieu Instituut en PDC-medewerker Bert van den Braak hield op vrijdag 25 oktober 2019 zijn oratie als hoogleraar in Maastricht. De tekst en livestream zijn hier terug te zien en lezen.

 

Film & Debate: Sorry we missed you

The British film 'Sorry we missed you' tells the story of the Turner family, that has been struggling financially. Father Ricky decides to buy a van and work as a delivery driver, but the pressure remains. After the film, a debate took place.

 

Debate: Yet another budget surplus: Are the Netherlands rolling in money?

For the fifth consecutive year, de Dutch government expects to achieve a budgetary surplus. This while there were many concerns about the public finances during the crises. What has changed in the past years? What is going to happen with this money? And will the public notice any changes? This debate took place on october 2, 2019.

 

Tue 12 Nov
Miljoenennota

Politics Cafe: A brief guide to the annual budget

This Politics Cafe will be a 'behind the scenes' of the annual budget. How does the annual budget come into being? Why does the government make certain choices? And who influences the annual budget?

 

Mon 25 Nov
From left to right: Ms Angela MERKEL, German Federal Chancellor; Mr Emmanuel MACRON, President of France.

Haagsch College: Cafe Europe

Do Germany and France still determine the course in Brussels? Or have Poland and Hungary become more influential? And how have the powerrelations changed within the EU after the European elections and in times of Brexit?