Jaanika Erne

 

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A New Strategy for the Single Market and Single Market Act

Jaanika Erne |

Some quite recent changes and transformations Europe has faced: – Globalization and the emergence of new economic powers; – The technological revolution, triggered in particular by Information and Communication Technology; – The growing importance of services in the economy; – Environmental challenges; – The collapse of the Soviet block; – Enlargement, from 10 to 27 […]

Little Boy and Fat Man in Action

Jaanika Erne |

On 6 August 1945 at 8.15, the first atomic bomb “Little Boy” was dropped on Hiroshima. The bomb directly killed an estimated 80 000 people, the indirect damage (radioactive injuries, flash blindness, electromagnetic pulse, ionizing radiation) was much wider. On 9 August 1945, the second atomic bomb “Fat Man” was dropped on Nagasaki. Set the direct human […]

Project Europe 2030

Jaanika Erne |

In June 2010, the Council of the EU published Project Europe 2030 – Challenges and Opportunities – a report by the Reflection Group on the Future of the EU. The leading members of the Reflection Group were Felipe González Márquez (Chairman), Vaira Vike-Freiberga (Vice-Chair), Jorma Ollila (Vice-Chair), Lykke Friis, Rem Koolhaas, Richard Lambert, Mario Monti, […]

European e-justice

Jaanika Erne |

Sometimes I think that God really loves me. Why? This time the thought came, because having dealt with mostly the related to the CJEU, bordering with the following substantial issues in my Ph.D. Dissertation, I was persuaded in adding some more procedural issues to my work. Instead I just took time for a week to read […]

About Europarties, and other Political Foundations at European Level

Jaanika Erne |

Reading Grahnlaw, I found links to: Call for proposals IX-2011/01 — ‘Grants to political parties at European level’; OJEU 24.6.2010 C 164/12 – The total sum, subject to approval by the budgetary authority, is EUR 17 400 000, in order to be eligible, the political party at European level must satisfy the conditions laid down […]

Accordance with international law of the unilateral declaration of independence in respect of Kosovo - Advisory Opinion of 22 July

Jaanika Erne |

On 22 July 2010 the International Court of Justice (ICJ) gave its advisory opinion on the initial question: ‘Is the unilateral declaration of independence by the Provisional Institutions of Self-Government of Kosovo in accordance with international law?“ The advisory opinion was requested by the General Assembly (GA) on 8 October 2008. The ICJ established that […]

Beyond Liberal Democracy - Updated!

Jaanika Erne |

On my last day in Budapest, I bought a book from the University Bookshop: Daniel A. Bell. Beyond Liberal Democracy. Princeton University Press Princeton and Oxford, 2006. Most books are nowadays also available as e-books, but I wanted to read something on my travel back to Estonia, and strangely the CEU bookshop cannot be characterized […]

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