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It is my pleasure to publish on my blog this speech given by my associate Vicky Marissen (PACT European Affairs) at a recent Ombudsman event on the important issue of trilogues and transparency in EU law-making.   Background memo for the public hearing ‘Trilogues and transparent law-making’ on 28th September 2015 organised by the European… » read more

  Posted by Daniel Gueguen

Refugee Challenge for Europe

  Europe is facing an enormous refugees flow from Syria. According to Frontex more than 500,000 migrants were detected at EU external borders in the first eight months of this year after a fifth consecutive monthly record was registered in August when 156,000 crossed the EU borders. For the moment, European institutions are incapable to… » read more

  Posted by Taras Semenyuk

On September 9th 2015 the President of the Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, addressed for the first time the European Parliament in his State of the Union. The message is one of consensus and unity and for trying to reach joint European solutions for the big problems of our time. But the focus should also be on… » read more

  Posted by CERiM

Ukraine could again be involved in a scandal. The investigation led by Ukraine’s authorities accused a former top manager of the UniCredit bank in Ukraine Borys Timonkin of the laundering money for Sergey Kurchenko, an oligarch from the circles of Viktor Yanukovich, Ukraine’s runaway president. Borys Timonkin is one of the most well-known and smartest… » read more

  Posted by Taras Semenyuk

  – As Immanuel Kant in 1795 already stipulated, universal hospitality and Human Rights had to be at the centre of every evolving asylum and refugee policy. Upholding European values starts with the unambiguous acknowledgement for refugees and asylum seekers of legal obligations under international conventions ratified by the EU and its Member States. Beyond… » read more

  Posted by FEPS Fresh Thinking

1. Reconnaissance de la possibilité d’engager l’Etat pour violation de ses obligations internationales La responsabilité de l’Etat pour violation de ses obligations nationales, devant les tribunaux de cet Etat n’a émergé qu’à partir des XIXème et XXème siècle.   La situation est différente en droit international. En effet, la possibilité d’engager la responsabilité internationale de… » read more

  Posted by Carolina García Hervás

La période estivale a été riche en évènements qui ont mis en évidence l’intérêt et l’utilité de l’Union européenne. Grèce, producteurs de porcs ou de lait, migrants et réfugiés, terrorismes et sécurité des transports, libre circulation des Européens au sein de l’Union, protection des frontières et garde-côtes européenne voilà autant d’exemples qui, s’ils peuvent se… » read more

  Posted by Morucci Europe Blog

La période estivale a été riche en évènements qui ont mis en évidence l’intérêt et l’utilité de l’Union européenne. Grèce, producteurs de porcs ou de lait, migrants et réfugiés, terrorismes et sécurité des transports, libre circulation des Européens au sein de l’Union, protection des frontières et garde-côtes européenne voilà autant d’exemples qui, s’ils peuvent se… » read more

Veuillez Svp jouer ‘’Né quelque part’’ de Maxime Leforestier en lisant ce post (1988 – 3’58) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8dJQEF4cSk. Le câble était clair: ‘’Partite subito’’. Mon père et sa mère quittèrent Varsovie dans la journée. Ils arrivèrent à la frontière Germano-Italienne le soir du 1er Septembre 1939. Comme tous les Polonais ma grand-mère fut faite descendre… » read more

  Posted by TAXI: Europa

Oceana calls on the EU states to follow scientific advice in setting TACs and prioritise stock recovery in their final decisions Today, the European Commission has presented its annual proposal of catch limits (TACs) for the Baltic Sea. The proposal is based largely on scientific advice, issued by the International Council on the Exploration of… » read more

  Posted by Oceana Europe

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