EMPOWERING CITIZENS: A NEW STUDY CALLS TO UNLOCK THE POTENTIAL OF THE TREATIES

Beyond the territory, community policies of the Union between different countries is what makes the European Union meaningful are its citizens.500 million people share something that directly improves their day-to-day life: a European identity. Four months before the European elections in May, it is good to remember that the basis for the formation of European […]

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Brexit Agreement: the last chance

On 19 December 2017, a petition for judicial review was lodged in a British Court by Members of the United Kingdom’s Parliament, to determine whether the notification referred in Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union (TEU) could be revoked unilaterally before the expiry of the two-year period. This Court referred this question to […]

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A&A organizes debate about the vehicles of the future

Together with EUPAVE/European Concrete Paving Association, Alonso & Asociados organised a dinner-debate about the role of transport infrastructure for road safety & automated connected and electric vehicles. European Commission’s Deputy Director General for Mobility & Transport Matthew Baldwin presented the recently published EU Strategy towards cooperative, connected and automated mobility. EUPAVE also presented its position […]

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A&A organizes a debate on Public Procurement at the European Parliament

Together with EUPAVE/European Concrete Paving Association, Alonso & Asociados organized on 19 April a lunch-debate on public tendering for roads at the European Parliament, whose host was MEP Ismaïl Ertug. Since 18 April 2016, there are new and applicable EU rules on Public Procurement and Concessions. The debate had presentations from Karl Downey (EUPAVE), Jaroslav […]

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A&A debates on Circular Economy

Together with EUPAVE/European Concrete Paving Association, Alonso & Asociados organised a dinner-debate where the European Commission’s new Circular Economy package was presented. In the package the Commission proposes targets for waste reduction and an action plan for the whole life-cycle of products and materials. European Commission’s Director General for Environment Daniel Calleja presented the package […]

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A&A organizes a debate on the upgrading of roads

Together with EUPAVE/European Concrete Paving Association, Alonso & Asociados organized a conference-debate about the need to upgrade roads in Europe. From Cement&BetonCentrum, Wim Kramer presented two concrete-made solutions to achieve that aim. On behalf of the European Commission’s Executive Agency INEA, Cristobal Millan de la Lastra spoke about the EU funding for transport infrastructure projects. […]

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A&A organized a debate on smart roads at the European Parliament

Together with EUPAVE/European Concrete Paving Association, Alonso & Asociados organized a breakfast-debate on smart roads at the European Parliament, whose host was MEP Pablo Arias. The debate had presentations from academia –professors Anne Beeldens (KU Leuven) and Nele De Belie (Ghent University) as well as Keir Fitch (responsible for innovation at the European Commission’s Directorate-General […]

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