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United Kingdom 2019: What if Brexit proved to be a success story?

PUBLIC Announcement of our monthly bulletin GEAB (March 2018). Register here ! So far, the media and political analysts have been unanimous: Brexit represents an uncertain and dangerous future only for the UK. Our readers know that we have always been more circumspect about this. Now that the first phase of negotiations has been ...

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Inventing 21century democracy, by Christel Hahn IRPA’s President

Democracy

Christel Hahn is a Physicist specialized in biophysics and IT developer. She’s also the President of our International Council of Political Anticipation: IRPA The current political parties belong to the nation-state and the citizens are creating new ways to organize themselves The current democratic system is in a crisis with growing ...

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Agora of Euroland Citizens, by LEAP2020

What is the Euroland Agora? VISION Euroland Agora recognizes Eurozone as a fertile ground to initiate the political and democratic integration of Europe. Based on this idea, Euroland Agora aims at contributing to the emergence of a democratic Euroland at the heart of the EU, in an innovating way that ...

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Laicity (secularism): A Highly efficient instrument of social peace

by Masha Loyak 17/03/2006   With the French law against conspicuous religious signs, the outer world gets a glimpse of a key-instrument of France’s social-engineering invented along centuries of internal conflicts : laicity. At a time of growing internal and international social conflicts, it may be good news that this French ...

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France: “the suburban effect”

by Thierry Warin 18/11/2005   There are two ways in French to talk about suburbs : “la banlieue” and “en banlieue.” Say you live in “la banlieue,” and everybody knows it is in a public housing project. Say you live “en banlieue,” and it is likely to be outside Paris, for ...

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The European Union confronted with the challenge of its own democratization – The greatest political challenge for the EU during the next two decades

by Franck Biancheri 23/11/2004   An immense political “depression” is gaining force throughout the European electorate An immense democratic/political “depression” is in the midst of being created in the very heart of European continental politics. The 200 million voters that chose not to participate in June 2004 are the proof. ...

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Citizens of the European Union, to your weblogs!

by régis Jamin 02/06/2004 The forthcoming European elections on 13 June will once again demonstrate the democratic deficit suffered by our Union, whether through high abstention rates or through the weak European programmes of the national parties.

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Make Your Vote Count

by Adrian Taylor 23/04/2004     Governments and elections Imagine what a scandal would follow if a general election in any EU Member State led to the nomination of a Prime Minister from a party that clearly lost. Worse still, if the policy programme that the Prime Minister designate presented ...

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Eurorings 1 – Launch seminar

  Paris (Hôtel de Ville), April 15, 2002 15/04/2002   “Towards a new EU institutional geography for a Europe closer to its citizens” Organised in partnership with the City of Paris Seminar’s executive summary Concept The European institutional system is the result of a double requirement strongly consistent with the ...

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