02/07/2014. The spokesperson for the Constitutional Commission of the Spanish Congress of Deputies, Pedro Gómez de la Serna, stated that “there is not the slightest possibility of reaching or negotiating an agreement with the Catalan nationalism, and we have to accept it and manage this issue politically”, at the FAES Campus. According to him, a secessionist process that is “perfectly structured and irreversible” as the Catalan one “can only be balanced out by other parallel process that leads it to a dead end”.
02/07/2014. The President of the Xunta de Galicia, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, took part in the first session of the 2014 Campus FAES ‘The Territorial Constitution and the Secessionist Challenge’ course, where he delivered an address on ‘The Strengthening of the State of Autonomies’. José María Aznar, President of FAES Foundation, Javier Zarzalejos, Director of FAES Campus, and Ignacio Astarloa, Director of FAES Foundation Constitution and Institutions Department, also participated in the conference.
02/07/2014. Juan José Solozábal, Profesor of Constitucional Law at the Autónoma University of Madrid delivered an address on the federal alternative to the current territorial model, chaired by Juan Ignacio Echáinz, Minister for Health and Social Affairs of the Castille-La Manga Community.
02/07/2014. Today Javier Tajadura, Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of the Basque Country, took part in the 2014 FAES Campus course “The Territorial Constitution and the Secessionist Challenge”.
02/07/2014. Wednesday's session finished with the 'Lessons from the Scottish and Quebecker cases' roundtable, chaired by Íñigo Méndez de Vigo, Secretary of State for the European Union. Alberto Dorrego and Alfonso Cuenca, Legal Advisors to the Spanish Parliament took part in it.
01/07/2014. The 2014 FAES Campus Economics Course finished this afternoon with the “Employment from the Successful Perspective. The German and British Cases” Roundtable between Matthias Schäfer, Konrad Adenauer Foundation Financial Policy Head of Team and Raoul Ruparel, Open Europe Head of Economic Research.
01/07/2014. Fátima Báñez, Minister of Employment and Social Security, took part in the second day of the 2014 FAES Campus and delivered the conference “Employment in Spain: Between the Labour Reform and Recovery”. José María Aznar, President of FAES Foundation; Javier Zarzalejos, Director of the Campus and Miguel Marín, Director of the FAES Foundation Economy and Public Policies Department, also participated in the session.
01/07/2014. FAES Foundation launched, Tuesday 1st, a report on the labour market in Spain, in which its current situation is analysed and ten proposals for improvement are developed. Some of them are: simplifying contract modalities and supporting hiring, adopting incentives to job search by modulating the unemployment benefit or to training and breaking the link between salaries and CPI. Read the document