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Spatial Planning and Environmental Governance
19 Sep 2011 – 10:53 | One Comment
Spatial Planning and Environmental Governance

Claudia Carter and Alister Scott, Birmingham City University
Urbanisation and economic development are key drivers of land use change in Europe.  They depend and impact on the natural environment in direct and indirect ways, yet …

Editorial View
16 Sep 2011 – 13:24 | No Comment
Editorial View

Sir Graham Watson MEP, Editor, Government Gazette
One might sum up the focus of Autumn’s political agenda for the UK and beyond as being about ‘recovery’ and ‘restoring confidence’ – more often than not these terms …

Regional Spatial Planning: The Sino-British Tales
16 Sep 2011 – 13:22 | No Comment
Regional Spatial Planning: The Sino-British Tales

Professor Cecilia Wong, Director Of Centre for Urban Policy Studies, University of Manchester
Following the 2004 Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act, the planning system in England was transformed from ‘landuse’ to ‘spatial’. Spatial planning encapsulates …

R&D for a Healthier, Longer and More Productive Working Life
16 Sep 2011 – 12:25 | No Comment
R&D for a Healthier, Longer and More Productive Working Life

Nele Roskams, European Affairs Coordinator, Partnership for European Research in Occupational Safety and Health (PEROSH)
PEROSH, the Partnership for European Research in Occupational Safety and Health, is committed to evidence based research and development activities for …

Observations on EU Trade Politics more than Twenty Months into the Lisbon Treaty
16 Sep 2011 – 12:13 | No Comment
Observations on EU Trade Politics more than Twenty Months into the Lisbon Treaty

Vital Moreira MEP, Chair, European Parliament International Trade Committee
The entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on December 1, 2009, has brought fundamental changes to the scope and the decision-making process of the Union’s common …

A Means to Avoid Global Bankruptcy: Balancing Fiscal Challenges with Transparency
16 Sep 2011 – 12:03 | No Comment
A Means to Avoid Global Bankruptcy: Balancing Fiscal Challenges with Transparency

Dr Don-Terry Veal, Director, Auburn University Centre for Governmental Services
As nations continue to experience fiscal challenges, and in some cases fiscal bankruptcy, the search for solutions to improve economies for governments and businesses seems …

Keep Calm and Carry On…
16 Sep 2011 – 11:42 | No Comment
Keep Calm and Carry On…

Caroline Howard Grøn, Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen
Demark is facing the EU presidency in the spring of 2012. Preparations have been going on in Copenhagen and Brussels for quite some time and a buzz of …

Denmark’s 2012 EU Presidency and Security and Defense Policy
16 Sep 2011 – 11:33 | No Comment
Denmark’s 2012 EU Presidency and Security and Defense Policy

Professor Sten Rynning, University of Southern Denmark
There are many reasons to expect few major initiatives in the realm of EU security and defense under the Danish presidency in the first six months of 2012. The …

Denmark in the Chair: A Challenging EU Presidency for a Member with ‘Opt-Outs’
16 Sep 2011 – 11:25 | No Comment
Denmark in the Chair: A Challenging EU Presidency for a Member with ‘Opt-Outs’

Dr Sara Hagemann, Lecturer in EU Politics, London School of Economics
Denmark will for the 7th time in its history as an EU member take over the EU presidency in January 2012. Known for running …

Europe and the Arab Spring
16 Sep 2011 – 11:03 | No Comment
Europe and the Arab Spring

Professor Gilbert Achar, Professor of Development Studies and International Relations at the School of Oriental and African Studies
Europe’s initial approach to the ongoing upheaval in the Middle East and North Africa was a disastrous …