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EVENT HIGHLIGHTS – Debate | New EU rules on public procurement: better value for money, growth and sustainability? | PubAffairs Bruxelles Editorial Team

On Tuesday 18th of February, at the premises of Science14 Atrium in Brussels, PubAffairs Bruxelles hosted a debate concerning the new EU rules on public procurement recently approved by the European Parliament. The event was chaired by Professor Dermot Cahill, Chairman of the Institute for Competition & Procurement Studies, Bangor University (UK), while the discussants were Ms Heide Rühle MEP (Greens/DE) and Mr Joaquim Nunes de Almeida, Director for Public Procurement in the European Commission (DG Internal Market and Services).

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Thank you for attending our debate “New EU rules on public procurement: better value for money, growth and sustainability?”

PubAffairs Bruxelles was delighted to host on February 18th the debate between our distinguished speakers, Ms Heide Rühle MEP (Greens/DE) and Mr Joaquim Nunes de Almeida, Director for Public Procurement in the European Commission DG Internal Market and Services.

We would like to thank our distinguished guests, our Chair, Professor Dermot Cahill, the public and our sponsors, Hogan Lovells, Burson-Marsteller, and Science 14 Atrium, for allowing this debate to take place.

PubAffairs Bruxelles is also pleased to announce that the next event will take place on the 4th of March 2014. We hope that all the contributors, attendees, as well as our present and future members will join us in the next debate.

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Photo Album: Debate – Gender balance in business decision-making positions: is the EU on the right track?

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EVENT HIGHLIGHTS – Debate | Gender balance in business decision-making positions: is the EU on the right track? | PubAffairs Bruxelles Editorial Team

On Tuesday 12th of November, at the premises of Science14 Atrium in Brussels, PubAffairs Bruxelles hosted a debate concerning the issue of gender balance in the business decision-making process. The event was moderated by Ms Emily Waterfield, Chief Correspondent at Mlex, while the discussants were Ms Josephine Wood, Member of Cabinet of Vice-President Neelie Kroes, Mrs Astrid Lulling MEP (EPP/ LU) and Ms Marije Cornelissen MEP (Greens/NL).

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Thank you for attending our debate “Gender balance in business decision-making positions: is the EU on the right track?”

PubAffairs Bruxelles was delighted to host on November 12th the debate between our distinguished speakers, Ms Josephine Wood, Member of Cabinet of Vice-President Neelie Kroes, Mrs Astrid Lulling MEP (EP/ LU) and Ms Marije Cornellisen MEP (Greens/NL).

We would like to thank our distinguished guests, our moderator, Ms Emily Waterfield, the public and our sponsors, Hogan Lovells, Burson-Marsteller & Science 14 Atrium, for allowing this debate to take place.

PubAffairs Bruxelles is also pleased to announce that the next event will take place in January 2014. We hope that all the contributors, attendees, as well as our present and future members will join us in the next debate.

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Invitation – Debate: “Gender balance in business decision-making positions: is the EU on the right track?” (12 November)

We are most pleased to invite you to participate in an evening of discussion on the issue of gender balance in decision-making positions with Ms Josephine Wood, Member of Cabinet of Vice-President Neelie Kroes, Mrs Astrid Lulling MEP (EPP/LU) and Ms Marije Cornelissen MEP (Greens/NL) on the 12th of November at the premises of Science 14 Atrium.


The debate will be moderated by Ms Emily Waterfield, Chief Correspondent at Mlex


Gender balance in business decision-making positions: is the EU on the right track?

On the 14th of October 2013, both the European Parliament Committee on Legal Affairs and the Women’s Rights & Gender Equality Committee adopted their report on the so called “women on board” European Commission Directive proposal. At the same time, the European Commission released its new report on women in decision making and its mid term review of its broader gender equality strategy; the review points out a series of actions envisaged in order to further advance the role of women in the European society. These facts clearly indicate that the debate on gender equality in Europe, which has also included the issue of equal pay, the remedies against unfair treatment at work, as well as the unequal representation of women in politics, has again gained momentum.

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EVENT HIGHLIGHTS: Challenges and perspectives of the Transatlantic Free Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement | PubAffairs Bruxelles Editorial Team

On Tuesday 17th of September, at the premises of Science14 Atrium in Brussels, PubAffairs Bruxelles hosted a debate concerning the challenges and the perspectives of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement. The event was moderated by Mr Joshua Chaffin, EU Correspondent for The Financial Times, while the discussants were Ambassador Hugo Paemen, former EU Ambassador to the US, Mr Claes Bengtsson, Member of Cabinet of Commissioner for Trade and Mr Reinhard Bütikofer MEP (Greens/European Free Alliance).

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Photo Album: Debate – Challenges and perspectives of the Transatlantic Free Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement

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