Russia in Global Politics


2009. gada oktobrī pēc Vaclava Havela ielūguma Sandra Kalniete piedalījās konferencē “DEMOCRACY AND FREEDOM IN A MULTIPOLAR WORLD”. Zemāk diskusijas Russia in Global Politics apskasts, kas noslēdza konferenci.

CONFERENCE ROUNDTABLE: RUSSIA IN GLOBAL POLITICS

Organised by the Forum 2000 Foundation in cooperation with DEMAS

Moderator:
Alexandr Vondra, Senator, Parliament of the Czech Republic

Panel Discussion:
Yegor Gaidar, Former Prime Minister, Russia
Sandra Kalniete, Member of European Parliament, Former EU Commissioner, Latvia
Grigory Yavlinski, Economist and Politician, Russia
Ján Kubiš, Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Switzerland/Slovakia
André Glucksmann, Philospher, France Continue reading

After the Storm? Can we Discern and Learn what the Economic Crisis is Disclosing About us?


2009. gada oktobrī pēc Vaclava Havela ielūguma Sandra Kalniete piedalījās konferencē “DEMOCRACY AND FREEDOM IN A MULTIPOLAR WORLD”. Zemāk atskats uz vienu no diskusijām.

PLENARY PANEL 4: AFTER THE STORM? CAN WE DISCERN AND LEARN WHAT THE ECONOMIC CRISIS IS DISCLOSING ABOUT US?

Keynote Speech:
Jan Švejnar, Professor of Business, Economics and Public Policy, University of Michigan, Chairman, CERGE-EI, USA/Czech Republic

Moderator:
Tomáš Sedláček, Chief Macroeconomic Strategist, ČSOB Bank, Czech Republic

Panel Discussion:
Chao-shiuan Liu, Former Prime Minister, Taiwan
Sandra Kalniete, Member of the European Parliament, Former EU Commissioner, Latvia
Jorge Quiroga, Former President, Bolivia
André Glucksmann, Philosopher, France
Yegor Gaidar, Former Prime Minister, Russia
Vladimír Dlouhý, Economist, International Advisor of Goldman Sachs, Czech Republic Continue reading

Eiropas Parlaments uzstāj uz 300 miljonu atbalstu piensaimniekiem


Šonedēļ Eiropas  Parlaments  pieņēma vairākus lēmumus, kuri tieši vērsti uz atbalstu Eiropas piensaimniekiem.

Parlaments, balsojot par Eiropas Savienības 2010. gada budžetu, atbalstīja t.s. piena fonda izveidi. Tajā  paredzēti 300 miljoni eiro finansiālai palīdzībai krīzē visvairāk cietušajiem piensaimniekiem.   Parlaments atbalsta arī papildu finansējumu „Skolas piena programmai” un citiem piena patēriņa veicināšanas pasākumiem. Continue reading