FutureLab Europe attended the 2015 OECD Forum

05. June 2015 FutureLab Europe attended the 2015 Forum of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The Forum took place at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris, France, on 2-3 June 2015. Every year, the OECD Annual Forum brings together leaders and influencers from several policy areas. Former and current heads of state … Continue reading FutureLab Europe attended the 2015 OECD Forum

Why should I care about the Serbians?

Posted on 09. July 2014 by Lotta Schneidemesser Thursday, 21 May 2014. 9pm, the Serbian Embassy in Berlin The place looks more like a humanitarian help post or a storage space than a representative embassy:  hundreds of card board boxes are piled up in the hall way, the main room, along the walls, in front of the … Continue reading Why should I care about the Serbians?

Balkan’s Nature and Society (the flood issue)

Posted on 21. May 2014 by Adnan Rahimic Over the last few days, the Balkan region is facing one of its greatest natural catastrophes, the floods. In times like this, people seem to forget the things that they thought were important – especially the political beliefs and the national affiliation that “made them different from one … Continue reading Balkan’s Nature and Society (the flood issue)

REFIT: Easy implementation – and weak regulation?

Posted on 19. December 2013 by Enja Sæthren The European Commission has often been target to criticism regarding its regulations being too complicated, const intensive, thick. In response to the demand of economic stakeholders as well as its own finding, the European Commission has set up a road map to “respond to the economic imperative”. In … Continue reading REFIT: Easy implementation – and weak regulation?

Water, a multi-billion-euro business

Posted on 05. March 2013 by Lukas Brück Have you heard about the directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the award of concession contracts?  No? No problem, none of my friends and fellow students here in Aberystwyth, Wales heard about it either. Privatization of formerly state owned companies did already happen in … Continue reading Water, a multi-billion-euro business