The delegation had President Cavaco Silva as head of delegation, but he wasn't alone during the seven days that he was in China between 12 and 18 of May. The 35th anniversary of the establishment of relations between #Portugal and #China was the reason for this visit, after almost ten years from the last visit of the former President Jorge Sampaio in 2005, with the biggest and most complete #Portuguese delegation that has ever visited another country.
Italy Promises New Cooperation with China while Holding the EU Presidency
A new economic deal has been established between #China and #Italy. Read more about it in the article at http://one-europe.info/italy-promises-new-cooperation-with-china-while-holding-the-eu-presidency
The Community vision of the French President François Hollande: Part III
The community vision of the President François #Hollande is based on the creation of a #Europe, which advances in multiple speeds, with different circles, in order to achieve a genuine political union. However, he considers that the political union is the next step after the budgetary, banking and social union, and it must be based on the joint #integration. Read the article at http://one-europe.info/the-community-vision-of-the-french-president-fran%C3%A7ois-hollande-part-iii
What a year it's been! Do you still remember the early days of #2014? Those quiet days before the latest European Elections, before the first elected President of the European Commission, before the Winter Olympic Games in Russia had even begun and before Ukraine’s sovereignty was attacked by Russian forces, even before the new dimension of radical Islam embodied by ISIS. Let's review 2014 together at http://one-europe.info/2015-will-europe-learn-to-lead
Farcical Elections in Romania: How Not to Run an Election
On 2 November 2014 #Romanians went to the polls to elect a new president, but those abroad were left waiting for hours outside polling stations to cast their vote. Find out more in the article at http://one-europe.info/farcical-elections-romania #romania #elections #vote #europe
The Brain Drain Phenomenon within the European Union
Brain drain is a current issue within the #European continent, and while its negative effects might not be very visible yet in those societies most likely to be affected, in a few decades those countries will pay a heavy price if they fail to tackle this phenomenon. Read the complete article at http://one-europe.info/brain-drain-eu #europe #eu #education #dreamjob #migration #eu
We do not want to give you a history lesson on Saturday, but instead we want to remind the significance of those events for today's #Europe torn by economic crisis, political disagreements and ethnic conflicts. There is no idea worth dying, and no idea worth killing. Feel free to share with us your opinions on the World War I and the importance of it's heritage for modern Europe.
European Parliament Elections 2014: the non-voters index
The highest percentage of non-voters was observed in the new member countries of Central and Eastern #Europe. The leading positions belong to #Slovakia (87%), #Czech Republic (80,5%) and #Slovenia (79%). Obviously, European policy is not a field of interest for Central and Eastern Europeans. What are the possible reasons of it? The lack of trust to European institutions? Disappointment in European idea? Or the people still cannot identify themselves as #Europeans?
In May, ten new nations will join the European Union, bringing the total membership to 25 nations. This will swell the population of the EU to 450 million. The economies of these nations will merge, with most adopting a common currency—the euro, and all national borders will be abolished. Also scheduled for 2004 is the election of a European president, the formation of a European military and the adoption of a European constitution.