Stories from the MED network

Event takeaways, publication launches and more from the network.


MED 120 Emergency Dialogue: Europe debates recovery plans
Our recently launched MED 120 workshop series provides parliamentarians from across Europe the opportunity to engage in 120 minutes of online dialogue to explore core implications of the Covid-19 crisis and discuss crucial policy responses with specialized experts. On 5. May 2020, ten parliamentarians from seven EU member states convened to exchange perspectives on European initiatives in response to the pandemic.
Coronavirus and Parliaments of Europe
Over the past three weeks, the Mercator European Dialogue has monitored and informed its members on measures and responses to COVID-19 taken by national parliaments in Europe. Thirteen parliamentarians from eight countries used this opportunity to exchange national perspectives, best-practices and concerns in an online dialogue hosted by the Mercator European Dialogue.
New Political Leadership for a New Europe
On 13-15 June 2019, 16 Members of national Parliaments from 12 different EU countries - among which Italy, Estonia, Lithuania, Spain, Slovenia, Croatia and Romania - gathered in Rome for the first Mercator European Dialogue seminar on “New Political Leadership for a New Europe”.