Attitudes towards entrepreneurs matter What can we learn from Eastern European countries? Location: New Direction, Rue d'Arlon 40, 1000 Brussels Event date: Tuesday 30 April 2013, 10:00 - 11:00 Speaker:
Event start: Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Event start: Thursday, January 24, 2013
with the logistical support of Open Europe
Event start: Wednesday, May 30, 2012
New Direction invites you to a lecture "Human Rights: what they are and what they are not" by Dr Nigel Ashfod. Location: almoral Room, Stanhope Hotel, Rue de Commerce 9, Brussels Event date: 30 May 2012, from 18:30 Speaker: Dr. Nigel Ashford - Former Jean Monnet Scholar at Staffordshire University, currently Senior Program Officer at the Institute for Humane Studies, an educational non-profit based at George Mason University, Virginia, USA.
Event start: Wednesday, April 11, 2012
New Direction invites you to a lecture "Turkey at a Crossroads - Turkey’s Alliances and New Strategic Outlook" by Professor Dr. Gülnur Aybet. Location: Balmoral Room, Stanhope Hotel, Rue de Commerce 9, Brussels. Event date: 11 April 2012, from 18:30 Speaker: Professor Dr. Gülnur Aybet - Senior Lecturer at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent, England, and Professor at the Izmir University of Economics, Turkey.
Event start: Monday, March 12, 2012
New Direction - The Foundation for European Reform invites you to the launch of a new study: EU´s Runaway Train - How the EU Neglected Principles of Openness and Accountability in its Reaction to the Financial Crisis. Kindly hosted by the City of London Corporation, 6 March 2012 from 18:00 Livery Hall, Guildhall EC2V 7HH London (enter via 71 Basinghall Street entrance). Special guest speaker: Mark Hoban M P, Financial Secretary to the Treasury. Among the panellists will be: Matthew Hancock MP, Derk Jan Eppink MEP, Allister Heath, Editor of City A.M.
Event start: Wednesday, December 7, 2011
New Direction – The Foundation for European Reform invites you to "There is an Alternative - A solution to the Escalating Euro Crisis" by Professor Dr.-Ing E. h. Hans-Olaf Henkel, former president of the Federation of German Industries, and an honorary professor of business economics at the University of Mannheim. The event will take place at Balmoral Room, Stanhope Hotel Rue de Commerce 9, Brussels. The lecture will be followed by a reception.
Event start: Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Johan Van Overtveldt is the author of ‘The End of the Euro: the Uneasy Future of the European Union’ and the Chief Editor of Knack, Flanders’ leading weekly magazine. This event will take place on 21 September from 10am at the European Parliament, Brussels PHS P1A002. To register please send full name, date of birth and ID number to email@example.com
Event start: Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Professor Dr. Marcus C. Kerber, the initiator of the legal challenge against bailouts of the sinking eurozone countries, attracted nearly hundred people to the New Direction headquarters in Brussels on 21 September 2011. According to Kerber, the mostly political experiment called the euro in its current form is effectively over. He strongly criticised the European Central Bank for its bond buying action, warned against inflation and questioned the sustainability of public debt in Germany, which is expected to cover most of the eurozone insolvency problems.
Event start: Thursday, June 2, 2011
was launched on 2 June in Warsaw, Poland New Direction – The Foundation for European Reform was launched on 2 June in Warsaw, Poland, in cooperation with its partner think Ośrodek Myśli politycznej (OMP) based in Cracow. During the conference New Direction was introduced by its president Geoffrey van Orden MBE MEP and director Shane Frith, who described the extensive research plans for this year. Two studies produced by OMP for New Direction concerning energy supply and security issues were presented by the authors. The former Polish prime minister and chairman of the Prawo i Sprawiedliwość (Law and Justice) Jarosław Kaczyński addressed the audience.
Event start: Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Renowned independent foreign policy and international advisor of government ministers in more than 60 countries. Professor Paul Reynolds set out a compelling analysis of the relative weaknesses and strengths of the European economies and the urgent need for reforms will in his analysis argue that the scope exists to reform the real economy as well as the financial sector, in order to create a more vibrant and outward-looking economy that outpaces China and the USA.
Event start: Tuesday, May 3, 2011
The Energy Confrence 2011 took place shortly after the outburst of revolutions in oil rich Arab countries and at the time of the nuclear disaster in Japan. The conference brought together a group of distinguished guests and speakers to debate the hot issue of energy security, Russia’s dominant position in the European energy market, EU liberalisation efforts and energy market regulation. Keith Smith from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) said, that “corruption and lack of transparency have been the largest threats for energy security in Europe.”
Event start: Friday, February 4, 2011
Was held in Brussels 4 February 2011 to commemorate the centenary of the late US president Ronald Reagan. Speakers from Europe and the US explored Reagan’s legacy as the current US President Barack Obama turns to his Republican predecessor for inspiration about how to transform America in difficult economic and political times. “We’ve seen Obama as Roosevelt, Obama as Clinton – now it’s Obama as Reagan,” said Fred Smith Jr., Founder President of the Competitive Enterprise Institute.
Event start: Wednesday, February 2, 2011
European taxpayers have joined forces to stop the European Union imposing an additional fiscal burden on Europeans: EU tax. Plans for an EU tax are currently being considered by the European Commission to increase the EU budget. NOEUTAX.EU is an EU-wide initiative that was launched during a public hearing held in the European Parliament on 8 February 2011 and aims to collect 1 million signatures under the ‘European Citizen’s Initiative’ instrument, which enables EU citizens to ask the European Commission to propose a new law or abandon plans for a new law.
Event start: Wednesday, January 26, 2011
After the official launch in London, New Direction held an reception on 26 January 2011 to mark its office opening in Brussels, Rue d’Arlon 40. The event was attended by MEPs, journalists, public affairs and business representatives. Introduction of New Direction’s mission and its activities were made by the president of the foundation Geoffrey Van Orden MEB MEP and its director Shane Frith.