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Articles by Juraj Spisak

EU-US: Time to Normalise a Special Relationship
18 Jul 2012 – 16:28 | No Comment
EU-US: Time to Normalise a Special Relationship

By Sir Graham Watson MEP, Editor, Government Gazette
Forged after World War II, the relationship between the European Union (EU) and the United States (US) is one of the strongest in the world. We have been …

Why the Danish Construction Failed in the Dutch Context
18 Jul 2012 – 16:27 | No Comment
Why the Danish Construction Failed in the Dutch Context

By Gijs Schumacher, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Southern Denmark & VU University Amsterdam Christian Elmelund-Præstekær, Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark, and Michael Baggesen Klitgaard, Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark
In the Netherlands recently, …

Maribor – European Capital of Culture 2012
18 Jul 2012 – 16:26 | No Comment
Maribor – European Capital of Culture 2012

By Jasmina Godec, Public Relations, Maribor 2012

An upswing that will be felt by generations to come
In the year 2012, Maribor in Slovenia – together with the Portuguese city of Guimarães – has the honour of …

Afgantsy: The Russians in Afghanistan 1979-89
18 Jul 2012 – 11:01 | No Comment
Afgantsy: The Russians in Afghanistan 1979-89

By Simon Gillon, Managing Editor, Government Gazette

“The chador and the parachute. You don’t have to be a prophet to foretell the victory of the parachute.” Soviet youth adviser and journalist.
Most of those of us …

ON-AiR 2010-2012: A European “Tool for Artists”
18 Jul 2012 – 10:26 | No Comment
ON-AiR 2010-2012: A European “Tool for Artists”

By Maria Tuerlings, Director, Trans Artists

ON-AiR was an exceptionally fruitful collaborative workshop- and training project about artist-in-residence (AiR) opportunities and other mobility programs, funded by the European Commission’s Culture Programme.
A total of 19 artist-in-residence centers, …

Intensifying U.S. Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Improvements in Public Trust
18 Jul 2012 – 10:13 | No Comment
Intensifying U.S. Economic Growth, Job Creation,  and Improvements in Public Trust

By Don-Terry Veal, Ph.D., Director, Auburn University Center for Governmental Services
The fight for the American Presidency is now before us and the pundits predict that it will not be …

The 5th ICPS Annual Electoral Affairs Symposium
18 Jul 2012 – 10:05 | No Comment
The 5th ICPS Annual Electoral Affairs Symposium

By Charles Lasham, Director of Electoral Affairs, ICPS

The 5th Annual Electoral Affairs Symposium organized by ICPS took place on the beautiful island of Mauritius on 30th and 31st May 2012. The symposium looked at managing …

Maastricht – a Jewel in the Crown of Northern Europe
18 Jul 2012 – 10:00 | No Comment
Maastricht – a Jewel in the Crown of Northern Europe

By Simon Gillon, Managing Editor, Government Gazette
I first visited Maastricht in 1989 on the recommendation of some Dutch friends with whom I had been staying in Dordrecht. It was the end of carnival on the …

Time to Act for Growth
12 Jul 2012 – 12:34 | No Comment
Time to Act for Growth

By Maxime Verhagen, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation of the Netherlands
 
As the European debt crisis deepens, economic growth is stagnating and every European is suffering the consequences of budget …

Dutch Politics Paralysed in Post-Wilders Era?
12 Jul 2012 – 12:34 | No Comment
Dutch Politics Paralysed in Post-Wilders Era?

By Dr Henk Overbeek, Professor of International Relations, VU University, Amsterdam
 
On April 21st the Liberty Party (PVV) of Geert Wilders blew up negotiations with the Liberals (VVD) and the Christian Democrats (CDA) which had been …