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The European Commission is holding a public consultation to evaluate the Transparency Register that supplies information on EU lobbyists and the policy process. As a professor and trainer in lobbying and a somewhat active analyst, I thought it might be worth sharing my humble opinion. As this is about transparency, I feel it should not… » read more

  Posted by The Risk-Monger

par Emmanuel Morucci Peut-on sortir indemne du sommet des Chefs d’états et de gouvernement des 28 pays membres qui s’est tenu ce lundi à Bruxelles? Sans doute pas. Pas sûr, en effet, que les citoyens européens s’y retrouvent. Encore moins certain que ces derniers augmentent leur degré de confiance dans le projet européen. J’utilise volontiers… » read more

  Posted by Morucci Europe Blog

Dropping the ballast

European Union is not sailing the waves of multiple crises particularly well. It is still floating, but just barely, patching things up and dropping the ballast. Last year, when the existence of Eurozone was (again) in question, Greece was ritually sacrificed. It´s new government had to swallow a bitter – and largely counter-productive – medicine,… » read more

  Posted by Rado's Blog

  Le Président de la Commission européenne a été ce mercredi matin alarmiste quant à l’avenir de l’Europe. Il est revenu sur la crise Schengen occasionnée par l’arrivée massive de migrants dans l’Union européenne et particulièrement en Grèce. Selon lui, si les États membres continuent de fermer leurs frontières intérieures, il en est fini de… » read more

  Posted by Morucci Europe Blog

    par Emmanuel Morucci Chronique RCF29 du 29 octobre 2015   Décidément les Européens que nous sommes avons bien du mal à surmonter l’arrivée massive des migrants dans l’Union européenne. C’est un révélateur. Au point même qu’un de mes collègues allemand parle dans un de ses éditos, et je partage son avis, de gâchis.… » read more

  Posted by Morucci Europe Blog

In Central Europe, and Slovakia in particular, the current refugee crisis reveals an awful lot about the prevailing public mind-set and the nature of our political elites. Few of these revelations are in any way pleasing. Positions held, and openly articulated, by politicians like Prime Ministers Robert Fico (Slovakia) and Viktor Orban (Hungary) shocked many… » read more

  Posted by Rado's Blog

Why Elections Matter

Today I submit two pieces of evidence to you as proof that European elections really are important and that the electorate needs to take them very seriously. Both relate to the unfolding immigration and refugee crisis on Europe’s many borders and both are from Maltese candidates. The first is a speech made in the European… » read more

  Posted by FinancialGuy Writes!

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