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The age-old question of what holds our societies together re-emerges periodically, particularly in times of crisis. In a world ever more globalised and virtual, the answer is often cast in terms of "trust", with its pivotal role as regularly called upon as its health called into question. How has trust risen to this centrality, and is it all as straightforward as it seems?
Dr Uta Staiger
13 August 2014
Starts: Aug 13, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Juncker’s nomination was not a sudden, not an unexpected and not even a distinct event. Neither does it spell
an end to the European Council’s dominance in constitutional politics or
make EU reform less likely.
Dr Christine Reh
2 July 2014
Starts: Jul 1, 2014 12:00:00 AM
As a closer look at the European
Parliament Elections in Central and Eastern Europe suggests, it may be
non-voting, rather than populist protest voting, which could prove the
long-term threat to sustainability of the EU’s troubled democratic
Dr Sean Hanley
2 June 2014 More...
Starts: Jun 2, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Promoting Global Transparency: A Transatlantic Challenge
Publication date: Nov 1, 2012 3:45:00 PM
Nov 1, 2012 5:00:00 PM
End: Dec 10, 2012 7:00:00 PM
10 December 2012
10 Dec 2012, 9.00am-12.00pm
Admission strictly by registration only. For RSVP details see below.
The European Parliament Information Office in London, the Embassy of the United States, London, and UCL European Institute invite you to attend a conference on how the UK, EU and U.S. can work together to promote open and transparent business practices in emerging markets.
The morning conference opens with keynote remarks by Minister Barbara Stephenson, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy, London, followed by two panel discussions, both moderated by Shawn Donnan, World News Editor, Financial Times.
The first panel discussion, “Promoting Transparency in Global Investment,” will focus on successful efforts to promote transparency. The second panel discussion, “U.S., UK and EU Transparency Efforts: how and where they can converge” will review American, British and European Union government perspectives.
|09.00||Welcome by European Parliament Office|
|09.05||Keynote remarks by U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Barbara Stephenson|
Panel Discussion 1: Promoting Transparency in global investment
|Karina Litvack (Head of Governance & Sustainable Investment, F&C Asset Management)|
|Diarmid O'Sullivan, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative|
|Tom Burgis, former FT West Africa correspondent / USAID Speaker|
Panel Discussion 2: U.S., UK & EU transparency efforts; how & where they can converge
Arlene McCarthy MEP, Vice-Chair, Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
Michael C Camuñez, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Market Access & Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dr. Ioannis Lianos (UCL) Director of Centre for Law, Economics & Society; Co-Director Institute of Global Law
Concluding remarks by Shawn Donnan
RSVP | Please email Agnieszka.PIELA@ext.ec.europa.eu