The Foundation for European Progressive Studies organised an open discussion on the current state of play of the proposals and upcoming issues for energy efficiency policies in Europe with a presentation from Paul Hodson, Head of unit for energy efficiency in DG Energy.
The Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), with active support of the Kalevi Sorsa Foundation, organised the conference “Return to Spheres of Influence? Democratisation and Integration in Post-Cold War Europe”on 11 September 2014 at Porthania IV (University of Helsinki).
India and its relations with China in the context of BRICS, a portrait of India's new defence minister Manoj Parrikar, President Mukherjee's visit to Bhutan and a wide range of articles on internal, regional and Asian developments document on major developments in and around India and Asia.
Arnold Wehmhoerner provides an analysis of elections across the SADC region with a long view stretching from the end of the Cold War. A new dawn in democratic elections has not always heralded improved democratic practices as the politics of patronage heavily influences electoral outcomes
On the invitation of the International Department of the Communist Party of China, FEPS sent its two representatives from the BRICS countries India and South Africa, Dr. Klaus Voll and Arnold Wehmhoerner, to attend this very well organized symposium.