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Yesterday, 22nd of July, the first civil liberties, justice and home affairs (LIBE) Commission composed by the newly elected members was held at the European Parliament. One of the major subject was the adoption of the Programme of Stockholm, of which some points have been discussed by the LIBE members along with Commissioner Jacques Barrot.… » read more

Posted by Mauro Striano

Last week, Antonio Di Pietro, chairman of the Italia dei Valori party and member of the Chamber of Deputies, addressed to the International Community through an advertisement published on the International Herald Tribune. Di Pietro warned the International Community about the risk in Italy to plunge in a de facto dictatorship. The court of Milan,… » read more

Posted by Mauro Striano

Many observers have warned the European Union that the ongoing economic crisis could affect the integration policies because of an increase of xenophobic feelings and requests for tougher immigration control. As Mario Sepi, president of the European Economic and Social Committee wrote on his blog, commenting the results of the European elections: “extremism is a… » read more

Posted by Mauro Striano

It is not that easy to find a job for young people. Of course, it depends on many things…no diploma, three-year degree, five years, master or not, training, summer school, city, branch of study, professors…connections, or to be more politically correct, social networks. Eurobrussels and Euractiv are two of the benchmarks for job hunting in… » read more

Posted by Mauro Striano

Meanwhile, in Europe

My last exam in order to obtain my three-year diploma was in European law. I had been keeping this exam for two years and eventually, unwillingly, I faced it. I hard put to pass it. I was working in a bookshop in Bologna and had not time to deepen my knowledge about European law. In… » read more

Posted by Mauro Striano