Access to information is vital to the exercise of democratic scrutiny. At the same time, some democratic policies require secrecy. Particularly in the realm of security policy, to ensure that democratic principles are heeded, parliaments are informed behind closed doors.
With this edition of the Debate Café, Studium Generale and SCOPE Economics would like to direct attention to the topic of post-truth and how society should deal with it. The event will take place on Monday, 20th February 2017, 20.00h
Contestation of Expertise in the European Union: Policy-making between evidence-based decision-making and post-truth politics Expertise increasingly faces a contested role in decision-making and public debate. On the one hand, hardly any policy can be conceived today without expert consultation, yet on
CERiM is honoured to welcome European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly as a guest speaker in its on-going Maastricht Monnet Lecture series with a lecture entitled: ”Will the EU survive another 25 years?”. O’Reilly, assumed office in October 2013 as the European Ombudsman in
On 23rd March 2017, CERiM will host its annual PhD workshop at Maastricht University, Campus Brussels (Avenue de l’Armée 10, 1040 Brussels, Belgium). The purpose of this workshop is to offer PhD fellows an opportunity to present papers and discuss
Last Friday, 9 December 2016, leading politicians, scholars and interested parties followed the invitation of the municipality of Maastricht to attend the 25th anniversary of the Maastricht Treaty. Among the many speakers to attend, the city was not only honoured to welcome
On 09 December 2016, the Province of Limburg and the municipality of Maastricht will organise a conference to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Maastricht Treaty. Among others, the city of Maastricht will welcome the President of the European Parliament Martin
On 28 October 2016, Dr. Vigjilenca Abazi was invited to give a Jean Monnet lecture at University of Salamanca, the oldest founded university in Spain, within the remit of Jean Monnet Chair EU External Relations held by Professor Juan Santos Vara. Dr.
On Thursday and Friday, 13th and 14th October 2016, the Faculty of Law organises a farewell seminar which will be chaired by Prof. Gerard-René de Groot. Over the course of two days, the seminar entitled ‘The future of nationality law’, will
With a referendum approaching that holds the potential to make a lasting impact on the whole European integration process, we are extremely pleased to host Mr. Andrew Duff, European federalist and former British MEP, for our second CERiM Jean Monnet Lecture entitled: “Facilitating co-existence: the