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  There can be created a complex mechanism at the national level with strengthening measures for the Romanian economy. This mechanism must recreate a proper business environment for foreign investors. Now we are facing two challenges, one of maintaining the companies we already have, and collaborate with them to boost economic growth, and another of… » read more

  Posted by Adrian Marius Dobre

Guest blogpost by Arif Shala, doctoral student at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich, Germany, and executive director at the Institute for Economic Development Studies in Prishtine, Kosovo. What is good governance and why is it important for economic and social development? Good governance is the striving for rule of law, transparency, equity, and accountability in… » read more

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Europe: the story of why

Guest blogpost by Ewoud Lauwerier, researchers at the University of Lausanne writing a PhD on the democratic legitimacy of the EU. In order for the EU to escape the spiral of negativity that surrounds it and to become again a cause worth believing in,…

La Commission européenne a publié lundi 9 mars le troisième tableau de bord de la justice dans l’Union européenne (UE). Il s’agit d’une analyse factuelle des systèmes de justice, de manière à renforcer la confiance des États membres dans les systèmes judiciaires européens et la justice en général, comme l’a rappelé Věra JOUROVÁ, Commissaire européen […]

  By Javier Solana and Steven Blockmans One of the EU’s so-called founding fathers, Jean Monnet, has taught Europeans that “Europe will be forged in crises, and will be the sum of the solutions adopted for those crises”. Multiple emergencies and rapidly evolving global trends have undermined the European Union’s role as a security actor […]

The European Commission has declared the need for a period of reflection after Opinion 2/13 of the European Court of Justice has stopped the European Union from signing up to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). Mindful of its legal duty under Article 6(2) TEU to achieve the EU’s accession to the Convention, the […]

En avril 2014, l’ancien Contrôleur général des lieux de privation de liberté en France, Jean-Marie Delarue, a fait valoir dans son avis relatif à l’encellulement individuel que ce principe visait «à offrir, à chaque personne incarcérée, un espace où elle se trouve protégée d’autrui et où elle peut donc ainsi préserver son intimité et se […]