“Taxonomy” and energy security in Europe

Views: 44European Commission is preparing an executive’s legislative proposal (taxonomy’s delegated act) for sustainable investment guidelines into nuclear and gas energy projects coped with the EU’s green transition programs. The proposal is about “classifying conditions” (hence, the taxonomy) in accommodating nuclear and gas energy sources in the member states’ recovery and resilience measures. 

Educational challenges: global and European dimension

Views: 37Celebration of this year’s International Day of Education, which takes place since 2018, was an opportunity to reveal global and European facilities to strengthen education as a public endeavor and “common good”, to steer the digital and green transitions, support teachers, safeguard the planet’s climate and unlock every person potential in contributing to common […]

Perspective “federalism” in the member states’ recovery and resilience

Views: 21European integration is proceeding presently along certain “federal lines”: i.e. new division of competence between the EU institutions and the member states has been fixed in the EU basic law (in effect for already a couple of decades) is slowly but decisively entering the states’ socio-economic sectors. These “federal lines” have to be in […]

Global and European vision on modern challenges and solutions

Views: 20Global and European governance is facing similar challenges: thus main international bodies’ vision and guidelines (e.g. Davos Forum, OECD and EU) specify common priorities and solutions in such spheres as digitalisation, measures affecting climate changes and post-pandemic recovery. Priorities in sub-regional entities, for example in the Baltic Sea States are not drastically different too; […]

Supporting member states’ priorities in the EU’s new “federalism”

Views: 32European integration is proceeding presently along certain “federal lines”: i.e. in some socio-economic sectors the states are responsible for growth directions; in others, the EU shares with the states developmental competences; thirdly, the EU is “supplementing” the states’ measures with financial and administrative support. In modern EU-states interrelations the federal approach means that states […]

Business, economy and society: some visions for 2022

Views: 14Fundamental challenges are facing modern national governance. Some of them are going to be visible in 2022, such as: modernising business and society while “converting” national economies on sustainable way through digital transformations, changing working conditions and businesses, while preserving peoples’ health and wellbeing. 

European industrial policy: implementing reforms in the member states (II)

Views: 16Progress in the EU member states is mainly based on industrial sectors’ development: “industry” presently includes several sectors: from manufacturing and agriculture, to ICT, tourism, retail trade and public health, etc. However, the EU’s Treaties depict “industry” as just a “supporting Union competence”: which means that this vital sphere of national growth rests solely […]

Modern European industrial policy through challenges and reforms (I)

Views: 77Industry is a key and important part of the EU and the member states growth: the sector includes tens of vital industries: in energy and aviation, construction and health, in motors and tourism, etc. Together with the twin transition through climate neutrality and digital economy, new European industrial strategy ensures increased role of industrial […]

New era for the political economy and integration

Views: 177Modern governance is facing a life-saving task of fundamental transformations in economics, politics and societal needs. Although post-pandemic is still a headache for defining policy priorities, in most states the issues of decarbonization, digitalisation and sustainability are becoming the biggest worries in transformations for years to come. Some other issues of importance, e.g. cultural […]