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EU 20 years of Single Market – Single Market through the eyes of the people

In October 2012 EU is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Single Market which was always one of the most important contributing pillars of the European integration. It is a good occasion to think about the past and future of the Single Market and about why and how we can or can not use yet … Continue reading

EU Single Market anomalies – Salami Ungherese made in Trento Italy

Just an example from the EU food and consumers goods market: I am living in the former „Eastern Block” in Hungary but travelling quite a lot across Europe. So I can have a quite clear overview about what is going on and available here and there. The market and the market powers are extremely unbalanced. … Continue reading

Sustainable Energy For All EU Summit – EuroSolar

The Sustainable Energy For All (SE4ALL) initiative was launched by the UN Secretary General in 2011. The initiative contains three objectives which should be achieved by 2030 and which combine the development and the climate change agenda: Ensure universal access to modern energy services, double the rate of improvement in energy efficiency globally, double the … Continue reading

Did you know that ? : Lady Jackson

Lady Jackson/Barbara Ward (1914-1981 ) was pioneer in the today’s well known and so important concept: „Sustainable Development”. She was the first who enlight and seed this idea into to the wild public in its today’s known context. Barbara Mary Ward (1914 – 1981), in later life Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth, was a British economist … Continue reading

A video for Ester: Hard thougths from an African child

European Commission: The Accession Treaty has been signed – dobrodošli Croatia!

The Accession Treaty has been signed – Welcome Croatia! – Dobrodošli Croatia! Related articles Croatia signs up for EU (independent.co.uk) Centre-left poised to take power in Croatia (independent.co.uk) Croatia signs treaty to join EU (bbc.co.uk) Croatia opposition on track for election victory (marketwatch.com) Centre-left coalition leading early Croatia vote count (ctv.ca) Balkan Nations Knock on … Continue reading

Connie Hedegaard: “The process is irritatingly slow and frustrating”,”Climate change is even more serious problem than economic crisis”

Video Conversation between Anthony Giddens, Conni Hedegaard, Erna Solberg and Heidi Sørensen at ZERO11 Great video, discussion: about the truth regarding, climate change, global warming, renewing energy, UFCCC, COP17, CDM. As Connie said “The process is irritatingly slow and frustrating”. I have a strong feeling that if they fail again in Durban we need a … Continue reading

Occupy Wall Street: New York Police clear Zuccotti Park (BBC)

There were chaotic scenes as protesters resisted police New York police have dismantled the Occupy Wall Street camp in Zuccotti Park and arrested about 200 people following a raid in the early hours. Protesters were ordered to leave at about 01:00 (06:00 GMT), before police began removing tents and property. The New York camp was … Continue reading

British Hard Talks: A new Europe must be built on the ruins of the old

              A new Europe must be built on the ruins of the old I am honestly shocked by this article: Only a redrafted constitution will revive the EU: there could be no worse end to this saga than imposition of German ‘discipline’ Author: Simon Jenkins guardian.co.uk, Published: Thursday 10 … Continue reading

How are you Europe? Can you recover?

We are facing these days a never seen EU financial, economical and social crisis due to several factors like China economy impact, weakness of certain EU countries’ economy, industry relocations, high autocracy, bureaucracy, high spending, high indebtedness, overall observable dramatically increase of living costs, energy costs, almost everything, while salaries, incomes are standing on the … Continue reading

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