ELF Internship Programme for Young Greeks

Πρόγραμμα πρακτικής άσκησης για Έλληνες στο Ευρωπαϊκό Φιλελεύθερο Φόρουμ (ELF)

ELF_logo_longΤο Ευρωπαϊκό Φιλελεύθερο Φόρουμ (ELF) που έχει έδρα στις Βρυξέλλες, αποτελεί το θεμέλιο του Ομάδας των Φιλελευθέρων Δημοκρατών στο Ευρωπαϊκό Κοινοβούλιο (ALDE). Με την εργασία του, προσφέρει ένα βήμα για διάλογο σχετικά με την ευρωπαϊκή πολιτική, καθώς επίσης εκπαίδευση για όλους τους φιλελεύθερα σκεπτόμενους πολίτες. Μια βασική πτυχή του έργου του συνίσταται στην έκδοση κειμένων για τον Φιλελευθερισμό και την ευρωπαϊκή πολιτική. Στόχος του είναι η προώθηση της ενεργούς συμμετοχής των πολιτών σε αυτά τα θέματα.

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Dahrendorf Taskforce Publication Series

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Having unlimited access to public information sources is understood to be a fundamental prerogative in democratic processes and for the well-functioning of a market economy. In fact, the intention to keep the deficit of asymmetric information as small as possible and thereby improving effectiveness is an essential difference between liberal-democratic states and authoritarian regimes. Continue reading

Dahrendorf Taskforce Publication Series

Cover_Ukrain as a Bridge to Russia_Kaminski TomaszThe current situation in Eastern Ukraine is once again dominating the news’ headlines and bears the danger of destabilizing the European Union’s Eastern Partnership as a whole. The fragility of the member states’ soft power approach and their consensus-based agreement on economic sanctions against neo-imperial Russia is what Dr. Tomasz Kaminski’s paper focuses on. Continue reading

Dahrendorf Taskforce Publication Series

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Many anti-Europeans and Eurosceptics warn that national parliaments are losing influence in the EU’s decision-making process. They fear that member states might lose their sovereignty and ability to govern themselves. The Treaty of Lisbon was an attempt to strengthen the influence member states have. Continue reading

Dahrendorf Taskforce Publication Series

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Over the last few months political parties demanding their country to exit the European Union or decreasing the Union’s influence on their people have gained a lot of popularity among European citizens. An argument most of them have in common is that the EU fails to represent its people’s opinions, that it is undemocratic. Continue reading

Ralf Dahrendorf Taskforce Publication Series

Cover Csaba PaperPossible future candidates of the European Union need to fulfill the Copenhagen criteria, giving guidelines for the country’s political, economic and legislative sectors . But once a country has successfully gone through the process and has become a full member of the EU, there are very few mechanisms in place that take effect when a member state committs a breach of fundamental rights. Continue reading