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Autonomous public bodies in the European legal sphere

June 30, 2017



Stéphanie De Somer looks at the influence of EU law on the creation of independent regulatory authorities and the interaction of this trend with national constitutions.


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The European ‘Global Macro-Region’ – Redrawing the world map of globalization by Kathy Pain and Gilles Van Hamme

June 10, 2014



The European ‘global macro-region’ is a functional space distinct from the EU, which has been identified in a European Commission funded study by academics from Belgium, the UK, France, Italy, Bulgaria and Sweden. 

The two-and-a-half year study has investigated the major changes that people, businesses and state authorities in European countries are being swept up in as the dynamic changes associated with globalization proceed.

The research provides new answers to leading questions about Europe’s changing urban and regional relations in an increasingly integrated and global world:

1 – To what extent is Europe on the receiving end of the forces of globalization?

2 – To what extent is Europe a leading driver in the dynamics of global change?


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