Romania 10 years after joining EU: is the glass half empty or half full?

Romania, together with the kin and neighbour country Bulgaria, joined the European Union the 1st January 2007. A great share of Romanian politicians and thinkers consider this date as one of the most important for the history of the country. It signed the beginning of a new era, antithetic to the long …

Digital technology and Bank system – a democratic revolution

By Irene Signorelli Digital technologies have utterly changed our world. From leisure to work, from interpersonal interactions to worldwide communication, from economy to politics, new digital devices and inventions have transformed the way we do things, they have reformed the way we live. As every dramatic transformation or revolution, also …

The Italian youngsters “brain drain”: a contemporary mass migration

PUBLISHED 0CT 2017 From the latest Italian official Istat report, in 2015 almost 100 thousand Italians left their home country, 15% more than in the previous year: half of them is less than 40 years-old and one third has a Bachelor degree. As a constant trend, these volumes continued also in …

A EU-wide initiative took place – the European Week of Sport!

New initiative seeking sportsmen and women with a pioneer spirit!Published OCT 2017 Last week was the European Week of Sport and the EP hosted a session on 27 September in the framework of this event, organised under the auspices of EurEThICS. European Union Experts, in partnership with EurEthICS ETSIA ®, took part of a series of events dedicated to Sports, …

F.M.E. Conference (Romanian Academy)

European Union Experts had the pleasure to attend on October 27th the annual International Scientific Conference 2017 on “Financial and Monetary Economics” (FME), organized as its 5th Edition in Bucharest (Romania) by the Romanian Academy(National Institute for Economic Research). The conference has been organized with the financial support of Appellant Donor Fund …

New threats: artisans and crafts will disappear in Italy for new millennial jobs?

Made in Italy? Not for much longer as artisans and craftship are disappearing. Italy has always been renowned for its artisans: they create unique masterpieces by hand, even in an age in which most products are mass-produced. But these artisans and their work –and also many others- are at risk …

For equality between workers in Europe? Same job, same salary!

The EU Commission has approved a reform of the directive 96/71/EC concerning the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of service to fight the social dumping. Posted workers are EU citizens who have an employment contract in their home country but are temporarily moved to another EU country (host Country) …

Refugees and labour market: lessons and challenges for a future integration

Asylum applications in the European Union have surpassed 1.2 million in 2015, confirming that this is the biggest refugee crisis since the second world war and making the need for a more coordinated European response in all relevant policy areas immanent. Dozens of articles and research have been written upon …