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If the principle of parliamentary sovereignty is to continue to have real meaning in Britain, the decision to leave the EU must be taken by parliament, not the government.
17 October 2016
Starts: Oct 17, 2016 12:00:00 AM
What, if anything, can the experience of (research on) Eastern Europe say to us as we head towards Brexit? Lessons may lie above all in getting to grips with the tempo and nature of political change, its (un)predictability and likely channels.
1 August 2016
Starts: Aug 1, 2016 12:00:00 AM
On Thursday night, for the third time since January 2015, President François Hollande was faced with a mass murder on French soil. An ashen-faced Hollande, almost looking like a broken man, appeared on television on Friday at 4am and declared: “This is undoubtedly a terrorist attack; the whole of France is under the threat of an Islamic terrorist attack”.
18 July 2016 More...
Starts: Jul 18, 2016 12:00:00 AM
Promoting Global Transparency: A Transatlantic Challenge
Publication date: Nov 01, 2012 03:45 PM
Nov 01, 2012 05:00 PM
End: Dec 10, 2012 07:00 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