• Globalization and democracy: friends or foes?

    By on Oct. 1, 2013

    ‘Globalization’ has become such an overused and misinterpreted word in our modern lexicon that its use is wavering on abuse. Nevertheless, the extent of its effects on society and on the international political community as a whole has yet to be fully realized.

  • how citizens make their voice heard in europe. the official tools. I. 

    By on Aug. 23, 2013

    The European Citizens’s Initiative (ECI) was launched by the European Commission on the symbolic date of 9 May 2012, Europe Day, under the motto “You can set the agenda!”. The first registered initiative were ”Fraternité 2020” on EU exchange programs, followed by ”Right2water” on affordable and non-privatized access to clean water and by ”One of Us” against the use of human embryos in research.

  • Enhancing stakeholder diversity in the board room

    By on April 16, 2008
    The Erfurt Meetings – March 2008 With globalization, the world is becoming more and more complex and interconnected. In business, this complexity and interdependence are reflected through the increasing pressure of different stakeholders, internal and external to the firm.
  • Who rules European corporations?

    By on March 30, 2008
    Enhancing stakeholder diversity in the Board room. Today, the major decisions in economic life are taken by people having followed the same academic and professional curriculum, and sharing the same interests and ideology, with a risk of dwindling legitimacy and of collective mistakes.
  • About the European Citizens’ Seminars

    By on March 30, 2008
    The association organising the European Citizens’ Seminars was founded in Erfurt (Germany) on 7th May 2006, by 7 citizens from 6 different European countries (Bulgaria, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Portugal). You will find detailed information on our activities on our website.