On October 7, 2010, Jeffrey Bartash, Journalist for MARKETWATCH reported that John Rice, vice chairman of GE (GE, US), said that Western governments were creating too many obstacles that prevent companies from innovating and creating jobs, adding that It was a known fact that barriers that slow down innovation need to disapear. This is a… » read more
We’ve looked at this issue before, but the Swedish Parliament, the Riksdag, yesterday supported its finance committee in protesting against the Commission’s proposed amendments to the Deposit Guarantee Schemes Directive, which would oblige member state…
At the 25th anniversary assembly of the Assembly of European Regions, Blogactiv spoke to Klaus Klipp. Mr Klipp is Secretary General of the Assembly. He explained some of the organisation’s background and the results of recent reports discussing subsidiarity and political decentralisation.
Former President of the Assembly of the European Regions, Jordi Pujol i Soley spoke to Blogactiv at the 25th Anniversary assembly. Mr Pujol explains the reasons why subsidiarity is such an important concept for the EU and why it can help to bring us from the current financial crisis.
Brian Greenslade, Vice-President of the Assembly of European Regions, explains why subsidiarity is such an important concept and why Europeans are more and more involved with the EU.
Per Vinther, President of the Association of Local Democracy Agencies (ALDA), explained to REFER the potential use of subsidiarity in the Balkans. Mr Vinther was attending the 25th anniversary assembly of the Assembly of European Regions in Brussels on 14th June 2010.
Klaus Klipp, Secretary General of the Assembly of European Regions, explains the meaning of the phrase subsidiarity. Subsidiarity was the focus of the 25th anniversary assembly held in Brussels on 14th June 2010.
The European Parliament today held a hearing entitled “Unity in Diversity”, one of the EU’s more hypocritical slogans, on the role that religious belief should play in society after ratification of the Lisbon Treaty.”Unity in diversity” is one of thos…
The true effect of Lisbon, the practice not the theory, is beginning to come to light and, as some of us warned, it is far from pretty.The House of Commons’ European Scrutiny Committee, the body charged with sifting through EU legislation and holding t…
Europe is founded on the principle of subsidiarity. The fear of losing power held by numerous member states has led them to give the European Union a limited list of competencies. Paradoxically, this process reinforced the exclusive role of the market economy in the governance of the Union. Other modes of governance are developing pragmatically… » read more