09/07/2019. A propuesta del expresidente del Gobierno y presidente de la Fundación FAES, José María Aznar, el Patronato de la Fundación FAES, durante su reunión ordinaria semestral, ha aprobado la incorporación de tres nuevos miembros: el exministro de Economía Román Escolano; el exsecretario de Estado de Cultura y de Cooperación Internacional y para Iberoamérica, Miguel Ángel Cortés; y el abogado del Estado y doctor en Derecho Fernando Díez Moreno.
08/07/2019. Las presidenciales no dan las debidas garantías de transparencia, empezando por la violación de todo control institucional para que Morales sea habilitado como candidato en lo que sería su tercera reelección. El gobierno ha trabajado bajo la ley del ‘mínimo esfuerzo’ y el clientelismo político a favor de sus intereses populistas sin que importe la institucionalidad.
05/07/2019. José María Aznar has claimed today that “never before as today in our democratic trajectory politics seems less relevant or, if preferred, less productive. This reality highly contrasts the expectations created by the called ‘new politics’”. “It used to be said -he has added- that agreement culture would be promoted, but never as today appeals for general interests have been less echoed, nor have been institutions less taken care of”. In his opinion, “regardless of the moderated positions, most common among the electorate, there is higher levels of radicalism, never known be...
05/07/2019. The president of the CEOE (the Spanish confederation of enterprise organizations), Antonio Garamendi, has participated in the closing ceremony of the 2019 FAES Summer Course, where he has asked for a “stable government in Spain that defends us in Europe and in the world” and for working together all enterprises, citizens and the State for keeping “democracy, cohesion and future of the welfare”.
04/07/2019. On the fourth day of the FAES 2019 Summer Course, Fernando Casal Bertoa, professor at the University of Nottingham, said that "the solution to the rise of populism is in the traditional parties". "We need them to fulfil their programme, to be responsible and transparent, and strong in organisational terms," he said during a conference entitled 'Democratic crisis and populist wave - is there a remedy?
04/07/2019. Where is Catalonia headed? was the dialogue between Jordi Canal, professor of history at the Ecole des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris, and the writer Valentí Puig. The meeting was moderated by Gabriel Elorriaga, a member of the FAES Foundation Board of Trustees.
04/07/2019. The member of the Board of Trustees of the FAES Foundation, Gabriel Elorriaga; the Professor of Constitutional Law, Teresa Freixes, and the Professor of Constitutional Law, José María Castellá have debated the evolution of the Autonomous State, during the fourth day of the Summer Course FAES 2019, in a table moderated by Miguel Marín, director of the course.
03/07/2019. Subdirector of Instituto Universitario de Estudios Europeos at Universidad San Pablo-CEU, Belén Becerril, has participated in the 2019 FAES Summer Course in a conference about ‘Europe after Brexit’, in which she has highlighted that “the United Kingdom has made many mistakes and the British have destroyed a precious capital and a special status that they will not recover”. “Brexit is mainly based in a great misunderstanding. British citizens have been tricked: it is impossible for the UK to develop its own trade policies without a physical border”, she asserted.