|Publication of the proceedings of the V Jean Monnet Seminar
The proceedings of the V Jean Monnet Seminar have been published in the book: G. GARZÓN CLARIANA (ed.): Democracy in the new Economic Governance of the European Union, Madrid, ed. Marcial Pons 2015.
|Democracy in the new economic governance of the European Union
Seminar organised by the Barcelona European Parlament information Office and professor Garzón Clariana Jean Monnet chair. Friday, 20 February 2015. Aula Europa, headquarters of the European Institutions in Barcelona. Pg. de Gràcia 90, 1º.
|Jean Monnet Seminar on European Citizenship and political rights
Save the date: the 17 October will take place the Chair’s fourth Seminar, as usual in the headquarters of the European Institutions in Barcelona, Passeig de Gràcia 90. There will be a discussion of recent developments on subjects as consultations of the European Commission in the framework of its legislative proposals, the state of play of the first initiatives from citizens asking for new European legislation, or the right to vote outside the country of origin, with the participation of political personalities, senior European officials, active citizens, and well-known academics and directors of think tanks. Free access.
|Publication of the Proceedings of the Seminar on the Reform of the Electoral Act and of European Political Parties
The Proceedings have been published in the book: Gregorio Garzón Clariana (ed.): Ciudadanía europea y democracia – la reforma del Acta electoral y de los partidos politicos europeos/European Citizenship and Democracy – the Reform of the Electoral Act and of European Political Parties/ Ciutadania europea i democràcia - la reforma del Acta electoral i dels partits politics europeus, with a Preface by Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament and a Prologue by Íñigo Méndez de Vigo, Spanish Secretary of State for the European Union, Madrid, Marcial Pons 2012.
|Reform of European Political Parties
The European Commission has submitted its proposals for amending Regulation 2004/2003 of the European Parliament and the Council on European political parties and the Financial Regulation of the European Union as regards financing these parties. More information (1) - More information (2)
Europea y democracia
Ciudadanía Europea y democrcia. La reforma del Acta
electoral y de los partidos políticos europeos. 3 y 4 de mayo de
The Official Journal has published the first
Delegated Regulation adopted by the European Commission to
modify Regulation 211/2011 of the European Parliament and
|Modification of the European Electoral Act
The second draft report submitted by Andrew DUFF was adopted at the European Parliament committee on constitutional affairs meeting on 26 January.
The report can now be discussed in the plenary..
Implementation of the Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council will start in April 1.
Practical guidance may be found at the
new European Commission website.
|Act on the reform of the
European electoral Act
Friday, June 10, at the “Aula Europa”, with the
participation of Mr. Andrew Duff , MEP and EP rapporteur on
The book reflecting the I Seminar of the Jean Monnet
Chair has just been published, with contributions from
distinguished specialists of the Mediterranean studies and
influential members of the Assembly in English, French or
editorial Marcial Pons).
The European Parliament has approved an important
Resolution asking for a substantial modification of the
Regulation in force, in order to establish new regulations
governing European parties and to improve the rules on their
Delegated acts are a significant development introduced
by the Lisbon Treaty. They improve supervision by the
European Parliament of the implementation of EU legislation.
A study of these acts by Professor Garzón Clariana has just
been published in the Revista de Derecho Comunitario Europeo
37 (1980) p. 721-760.
|II Seminar of the Jean
A joint venture with the European Parliament Office in
Barcelona, the Seminar will take place the 25 March and be
sponsored by the Fundació Catalunya-Europa. The subject will
be the citizens’ initiative, one of the major improvements
brought by the Treaty of Lisbon, that will allow citizens to
request European legislation on specific topics, following
the procedures adopted by the European Parliament and the
Council last February. Free Access but limited places. Please register by phone (93 272 20 44) or, e-mail to
The European Parliament and the Council have adopted the
new procedures for the exercise by the Commission of
execution powers (Regulation 182/2011 of 16 February,
Official Journal L 55 of 28 February). As a consequence of
the Treaty of Lisbon, the European Parliament has acted for
the first time as co-legislator on such an important matter.
The new Regulation brings a substantial modification of the