EU ZMK's Diary

“Don’t ever take a fence down until you know the reason it was put up.” ~ G.K. Chesterton Comment: The open discussion in the EP started with a performance of the ALDE group. Several Members showed a transparent with the picture of the former prime minister. Moreover, the daughter of Tymosenko attended the major part… » read more

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInEmail this to someonePrint this page

Posted by EU ZMK's Diary

“A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.” ~Chinese proverb On the 22th May (Tuesday) – just one day before the extraordinary European Summit about Investments, Growth and Jobs to be held on the 23th May (Wednesday) immediately followed by a dinner intented to discuss the… » read more

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInEmail this to someonePrint this page

Posted by EU ZMK's Diary

“At one point in your life you either have the thing you want or the reasons why you don’t” ~ Andy Roddick This time I have willingly chosen the last item on the EP’s plenary agenda on 21 May (monday) and the title reflects this approach. Although the end of the public debate was expected… » read more

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInEmail this to someonePrint this page

Posted by EU ZMK's Diary

“Any person who knows all the answers most likely misunderstood the questions.” ~ Dr. Joyce Knudsen After reading and analyzing a consize article on EurActiv about that issue, I decided to draw the general public’s interest to the significance of the REACH regulation. I hope that this short summary can serve as a thought starter… » read more

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInEmail this to someonePrint this page

Posted by EU ZMK's Diary

“We believe what we repeatedly tell ourselves. What are you repeatedly telling yourself? “ Foreword Under the auspices of the following 3 public health NGOs European Society of Intensive Care Medicine [ESICM], European Public Health Alliance [EPHA], and LIFE-PRIORITY, a policy debate took place on 15 May 2012 in the European Parliament chaired and moderated… » read more

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInEmail this to someonePrint this page

Posted by EU ZMK's Diary

(on the photo: Kolozsvár with the Matthias Corvinus Monument made by János Fadrusz Photo © Julie Kertész) “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ~Winston Churchill Why did I focus on the European Youth Capital issue? I discovered the significance of that idea when I participated… » read more

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInEmail this to someonePrint this page

Posted by EU ZMK's Diary

“Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.” ~ Abraham Lincoln This 9th May was a very special occasion for the European Parliament to dedicate one agenda item of its Plenary Sesssion to the overall discussion about the Future of Europe I had… » read more

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInEmail this to someonePrint this page

Posted by EU ZMK's Diary

“All the so-called secrets of success will not work unless you do.” This blog entry can be regarded as some kind of reaction to another interesting note of Mr. Eberhard Rhein visible on his blog: EU Health Policy should focus on Disease Prevention In this current post we will follow the next topics: 1. The… » read more

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInEmail this to someonePrint this page

Posted by EU ZMK's Diary

“Don’t let something that doesn’t matter cause you to lose something that does.” ~Phil Torcivia The problem of Chemical coctails still emerges and can be considered as a relatively new field of chemicals. It is quite easy to understand why are chemical coctails in the very center of interests of scientific and legal professionals and… » read more

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInEmail this to someonePrint this page

Posted by EU ZMK's Diary

The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work.” ~Mark Twain Followed by an interesting discussion in the European Parliament group, I decided to dedicate my next, short Blog Entry to a common, more general, but interesting question: Does Europe really need to speak always in one voice and therefore to have a… » read more

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInEmail this to someonePrint this page

Posted by EU ZMK's Diary