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The Lisbon Treaty introduced a new system of delegated and implementing acts to replace the previous ‘comitology’. The introduction of the system has caused interinstitutional woes, with the alignment of pre-Lisbon legislative acts being blocked on an issue of principle. After several postponements, the Commission is about to propose a way out of this situation.… » read more

  Posted by EIPA Institutional Geek blog

Greek PM Tsipras was invited last Monday to participate in Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, an annual meeting held under the auspices of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin aiming -mainly- at boosting Russia’s export capacity. The same day, Greece was invited to become the sixth member of BRICS’s New Development Bank (NDB). International and… » read more

  Posted by Dimitris Rapidis

The European Union is a symbol of positive economic growth, and has been so for many decades now. The two oil crises of the seventies had put on considerable pressure on the continent to devise an increase in growth, so post-1993 there has been more movement for Europeans, goods, services, payments and capital, and more… » read more

“..there would also be political impacts of TTIP for Turkey because according to Kader Sevinç, Representative of the Republican People’s Party in Brussels, TTIP represents a new Western world order. From her statement, it could be deduced that through TTIP the US would be able to create the new Western axis against China economically and… » read more

Old Elite in a New World

As Kader Sevinç said in her paper for Euractiv , one of the main challenges for our generation is to better conduct the transition toward a transnational world in order to be able to providing solutions in accordance with our expectations and values. EU has difficulties to find solutions, and should deal with institutional and… » read more

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