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The following article has been published by EurActiv.com on 9th December 2009. Spain unveiled on Tuesday (8 December) its priorities for its six-month stint at the EU’s helm during the first half of 2010. Spain will be the first country to take the rotating presidency since the nomination of a permanent EU president and a… » read more

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The following interview was published by EurActiv.com on 3rd December 2009. Jacques Delors, considered as one of the ‘fathers of Europe’, called on governments to organise a debate about a report on the future of Europe prepared by the group of ‘wise men’ chaired by former Spanish Prime Minister Felipe González. Delors, who spoke to… » read more

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The following article was published by EurActiv.com on 2nd December 2009. European Commission President José Manuel Barroso sent a letter to the speakers of the EU 27’s national parliaments this week, informing them of their increased powers under the Lisbon Treaty, EurActiv has learned. In the letter to speakers of the EU’s 40 upper and… » read more

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The following article was published by EurActiv.com on 1st December 2009. The European Union’s Lisbon Treaty comes into force today (1 December), bringing to life the bloc’s plans to overhaul its institutions and gain a greater role on the world stage. “The Treaty of Lisbon puts citizens at the centre of the European project. I’m… » read more

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This was first published as part of Growth and jobs: reshaping the EU’s ‘Lisbon Strategy’ by EurActiv.com on Tuesday 23rd June. Besides the economic recession, EU officials have already identified a number of underlying challenges and opportunities that will shape the future Lisbon Agenda after 2010: Globalisation: The rapid emergence of new economic powers implies… » read more

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