European Affairs,My favorite TED

European democracy without borders

26 Apr , 2015  

It’s one of my favorite speeches, although many people say it comes from someone controversial, George Papandreou, former Prime Minister of Greece in 2009-2011. I do not care about the controversies surrounding the personality of Papandreou, but what interests me are the values and the concepts  promoted by  this speech from 2013 from Edinburgh, Scotland. […]

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European Affairs,International Development/Relations

Corruption in the NGO sector

24 Apr , 2015  

This is a topic which I want to develop in 2012 in Romania, applying for a Grant in order to support the research expensives. I know some facts about some NGO’s (“what people are talking”) but there was no proof. I was curious to see who is who and what are the interests and backstage […]

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European Affairs,Expertise

The chronology of a failed regionalization

20 Apr , 2015  

This is a longer post than usual. I am concerned about this stuff so I had to write something strongly related to expertise because some people told me that I started to write articles without substrate. Well this is something with substrate. Last year I had the honor that a European organization to contact me […]

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European Affairs

Innovation platform for better smart cities’ services

31 Mar , 2015  

This is a initiative of European Commission through Digital Agenda for Europe. At CEBIT 2015, 25 cities from Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Portugal and Spain and 6 cities from Brasil presented Open & Agile Smart Cities Task Force (OASC), an initiative that help city councils and startups to improve smart city services, allowing cities to […]

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European Affairs,Opportunities

EU Funds opportunities

8 Mar , 2015  

European Commission’s Directorate-General for Budget released “A beginner’s guide to EU funding”, which introduces the EU funding opportunities available in the period 2014-2020. This guide is the first step to read as it offers a comprehensive collection of basic facts and links. The guide presents an overview of the EU funding options according to the […]

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