My presentation at the PADEMIA annual conference 2016

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The annual PADEMIA «Parliamentary Democracy in Europe» conference for 2016 took place between 19 and 20 May 2016 in the historic premises of «La Fondation Universitaire» in Brussels. There I had the opportunity to present in front of a wide audience of international scolars my new paper on “Historical evolution of referenda and applications in contemporary democracy“.

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Δημοσίευμα της εφημερίδας «ΝΕΟΣ ΑΓΩΝ» στις 23 Δεκεμβρίου 2012

Σχετικά με την υλοποίηση του προγράμματος της Ευρωπαϊκής Επιτροπής για την αναδιοργάνωση του Κοινοβουλίου της Σερβίας η εφημερίδα της Καρδίτσας «ΝΕΟΣ ΑΓΩΝ» δημοσίευσε τα εξής:

ΝΕΟΣ ΑΓΩΝ, 23/12/2012

ΝΕΟΣ ΑΓΩΝ, 23/12/2012

Is it a European crisis or a crisis of the Euro?

The Euro is the most powerful European symbol. Its failure would shake the faith of Europeans in the basic idea that lies behind the European Union. If the Eurozone breaks apart, the project of the European Union, which took decades of political efforts and sacrifices to reach today’s magnitude, will go many years back.

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Research and economic growth

Linking entrepreneurship with research and innovation is a challenge for every developed or developing economy. In the European Union this was expressed with the Lisbon Treaty, which originally aimed to make Europe the most competitive economy in the world. Subsequently, the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technology (2007-2013) contains numerous actions to pursue the long anticipated connection of the real economy with innovative research.

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The collapse of the Eurozone


The recent developments in Europe regarding the future of the Eurozone are not reassuring. Both the turbulence in the Franco-German axis and the open conflict between Great Britain and Germany, have a negative effect at the cohesion of the European Union. At the same time, Member States, such as Hungary, are openly expressing their opposition to the prospect of entering the Eurozone.

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