Simulation of rapporteurship allocation in the committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs of the European Parliament. Students allocated a total of 85 rapporteurships using an auction-like system. The pieces of legislation included issues such as immigration, asylum and visas. The simulation exercise took place in a beautiful Council Room kindly provided by the Faculty of Construction of Universitatea Tehnica Gheorghe Asachi din Iasi.
On 24 September I gave a lecture on 'Human capital policy in the EU' at the Political, Social and International Studies (PSI) research seminar of the University of East Anglia, UK, after which I had a very productive discussion with colleagues from this department. This was an opportunity to present the new Jean Monnet module on Population and Human Capital Policy in the EU that I am starting this year at the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, with the generous support of the European Commission.
The director of the international relations office of Universidade da Coruña, Prof. Dr. Fernando Peña, handed over diplomas to the participants in Universidade da Coruña's summer school on The future of the European Union 3: in search of peace and prosperity.
I gave a lecture on 'Human capital policy in the European Union' in the framework of Universidade da Coruña's summer school on The future of the European Union 3: in search of peace and prosperity. I also announced the support of The European Commission for the new module on Population and human capital policy in the European Union, which is expected to start soon at the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi.
Dr Xosé Uxío Rey of the European Veterinary Federation gave us some first hand insights about the role of interest groups in EU policy making at Universidade da Coruña's summer school on The future of the European Union 3: in search of peace and prosperity.
On 12 May I gave a lecture on human capital policy in the European Union entitled 'Building Europe's Human Capital' at the University of Suceava (Romania). The lecture was part of a two-week intensive course funded by the European Union's education programme, which brings together students from Romania, Slovakia, Germany, Italy and Spain.