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June 2015
Lisbon Strategy

8 posts
Europe 2020 - The missing points NEW
Julien Frisch 5 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
I was born in a socialist country, so I am no fan of 10-year plans unless they come from the European Union. With the Lisbon Strategy, the EU has invented the internet. It has reformed its agricultural policy and made it greener, more efficient, and...
Ok from court in Brno NEW
EU Minister's Blog 5 Years, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 16 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
I just received the message that the constitutional court in Brno have dismissed the complaint by the 17 senators regarding the Lissbon Treaty. That is very good news and thereby there are no legal or constitutional obstacles for President Klaus to s...
Klaus’s Sudeten German protest is last throw of dice on Lisbon NEW
Brussels Blog (Financial Times) 5 Years, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
It was inevitable, I think, that Czech President Vaclav Klaus would take his last stand against the European Union’s Lisbon treaty on the Sudeten German issue.  This has been one of the most highly charged themes of Czech politics since the...
Et si les Irlandais votaient à nouveau « non » ? NEW
Coulisses de Bruxelles (Libération) 5 Years, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Un vote positif n’est nullement garanti lors du second référendum sur le traité de Lisbonne qui aura lieu le 2 octobre prochain. À un mois de cette consultation qui tranchera définitivement le sort du traité de Lisbonne signé en décembre...
Recession dashes the EU’s Lisbon Strategy hopes NEW
Brussels Blog (Financial Times) 6 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 7 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Anyone remember the Lisbon Strategy? This was a grand European Union programme, adopted almost exactly nine years ago, to turn the EU into “the most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based economy” in the world by 2010. It set a number of...
EU Lisbon Strategy: National Reform Programmes 2008 NEW
Grahnlaw 6 Years, 7 Months, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
The EU member states have prepared new National Reform Programmes (NRPs) in the context of the relaunched Lisbon Strategy for Growth and Jobs. The Employment page I first looked at when writing the previous blog post was not fully up to date, but the...
Vertrag von Lissabon und seine Folgen für die NATO NEW
European Union Law Blog 6 Years, 7 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 8 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Dr. Liam Fox hat für den Telegraph einen lesenwerten Kommentar zum Vertrag von Lissabon und dessen Folgen für die NATO, die er in Aussicht stellt, verfasst. Man mag unterschiedlicher Ansicht über dieses von ihm - meiner Meinung nach -...
Irland wankt NEW
Reflexionen 7 Years, 3 Weeks, 1 Hour, 31 Minutes ago
Oh mein Gott, geht das Drama wirklich weiter und stimmen diesmal die Irländer gegen den Reformvertrag von Lissabon - formely known as Europäische Verfassung? Nachdem bisher alle Anzeichen darauf hindeuteten, dass im nationalen Referendum die Bürge...