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Results of the Bulgarian General Elections
Citizens for the European Development of Bulgaria (GERB), the party led by outgoing Prime Minister Boyko Borissov came out ahead in the early general...
Presentation of the "Schuman Report 2013" at the CERI Sciences Po - 23rd May 2013
Thierry Chopin, Studies Director for the Robert Schuman Foundation, an associate expert at CERI-Sciences Po and Michel Foucher, University Professor...
26th Hispano-Portuguese Summit
The 26th Hispano-Portuguese Summit took place on 13th May 2013 in Madrid. The economic situation and the work undertaken by both countries to...
Portugal's agreement with its creditors on a new austerity plan
On 12th May 2013 the Portuguese government said that it had come to agreement with its creditors on a new austerity programme, which was being...
The Spanish government invests in the automotive sector
On the occasion of the launch of the International Car Show on 10th May 2013 in Barcelona, the head of the Spanish government Mariano Rajoy recalled...
The Court of Justice rejects "Wonen in eigen streek"
Court of Justice
On 8th May 2013 the European Court of Justice rejected a decision on housing introduced in 2009 by the Flemish region of Belgium that obliged anyone...
One year after the elections: results and outlook for the French government
On 6th May 2013 on the occasion of the first anniversary of the presidential election the members of the government met in a seminar with French...
Glyndebourne Festival 18th May
The Glyndebourne Festival is due to start on 18th May 2013 with Ariane in Naxos. On the programme notably feature Falstaff, Billy Budd and Figaro's...
Record attendance of European films in the EU in 2012
According to a study by the European Audiovisual Observatory published on 7th May 2013 European films have experienced increased attendance, which...
Rive Gauche Musique Concert
For the fourth year running Rive Gauch Musique has established itself at the Adyar Theatre. The latest concert in the 2012-2013 season will take...
66th Cannes Festival
The 66th Cannes Festival, chaired by American film-maker Steven Spielberg, will be taking place from 15th to 26th May 2013. In all, more than fifty...
Herman van Rompuy in Finland
On 7th May 2013 the President of the European Council, Herman van Rompuy travelled to Finland where he gave a speech on the future of Europe at the...
European Museum Night
On 18th May 2013 the 9th European Museum Night will take place. This pan-European event provides the public with a chance to visit museums free of...
Talking Europe hosts Nelly Kroes
As part of the partnership between the Robert Schuman Foundation and Audiovisuel extérieur de la France (AEF) the Foundation is broadcasting the...
Europeans and the end of the Crisis
According to a survey published by IPSOS/CGI/Publicis on 7th May 2013 there is a deep running feeling of concern and apathy in Europe regarding the...
Commission Proposal for the European Council of 22nd May
The European Commission presented its proposals for the European Council of 22nd May 2013 devoted to energy and tax evasion. In terms of energy it...
The US asks Europe to turn away from austerity
At a meeting on 10th and 11th May 2013 the G7 Finance Ministers and the governors of central banks (Germany, Canada, US, France, UK, Italy and Japan)...
The Bank of France forecasts a slight improvement in growth in the second quarter
On 13th May 2013 the Bank of France published a first growth estimation based on the monthly economic survey industry and services in April. In its...
Economic Analysis of Belgium
The OECD published a study on 7th May 2013 that examines the Belgian economy in detail. Overall it is positive, and the study shows that Belgium "has...
Roberto Azevedo, the next Director General of the WTO
On 8th May 2013 during an informal meeting of the heads of delegations of the WTO (World Trade Organisation), the three facilitators in the selection...
Successful launch of the European rocket, Vega
The European rocket, Vega was launched in the night of 6th to 7th May 2013 from the Guianese space centre of Kourou. It placed two observation...
On 8th May 2013 Queen Elizabeth II read the traditional "Queen's Speech" to Parliament at Westminster. In this speech she announced the British...
New rules for credit ratings agencies
On 13th May 2013 the Council approved a directive and a regulation governing the activities of credit ratings agencies. In some cases these rules...
Adoption of the "two pack"
On 13th May 2013 the Council adopted the "two pack" comprising two regulations that are designed to improve the governance of the euro zone. One...
Enrico Letta visits Spain
On 6th May 2013 the President of the Italian Council, Enrico Letta travelled to Spain for a meeting with his Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy....
Polish President visits France
Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski made a State visit to France on 7th and 8th May 2013. On 7th May he met his French counterpart, François...
Angela Merkel hosts women executives
On the invitation of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel more than 100 women executives met at the Chancellery on 6th May 2013 to discuss...
Preparation of the next international climate conference
On 6th and 7th May 2013 the ministers of 35 countries met on the occasion of the "fourth session of the Petersberg dialogue" in Berlin in preparation...
The Franco-German Economic and Financial Council celebrates its 25th anniversary
During the 25th anniversary of the Franco-German Economic and Financial Council, the French and German Economy and Finance Ministers (Pierre...
New Public Finance Consolidation Plan in Slovenia
On 9th May 2013 the Slovenian government adopted a public finance consolidation plan presented by Prime Minister Alenka Bratusek. The core of the...
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