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. En la cuarta jornada del Curso de Verano FAES 2019, el profesor titular en la Universidad de Nottingham, Fernando Casal Bertoa, ha asegurado que "la solución al auge del populismo está en los partidos tradicionales". "Necesitamos que cumplan su programa, que sean responsables y transparentes, y fuertes en términos organizativos", ha afirmado durante una coferencia titulada 'Crisis democrática y ola populista ¿hay algún remedio?'.
04/07/2019. ¿Hacia dónde va Cataluña? ha sido el diálogo que han mantenido el profesor de Historia en la Escuela de Altos Estudios en Ciencias Sociales de París, Jordi Canal, y el escritor, Valentí Puig. Ha moderado el encuentro Gabriel Elorriaga, miembro del Patronato de la Fundación FAES.
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.
03/07/2019. The third day of FAES 2019 Summer Course ended with the dialogue on “Spain in Europe after the Brexit” in which the former minister, Josep Piqué, and the journalist and essayist, Tom Burns, took part. Mira Milósevich. Professor at the Instituto de Empresa, moderated the conversation.
02/07/2019. The former minister of Economy Román Escolano has participated today in the second conference of the 2019 FAES Summer Course, where he has highlighted that “the big current challenges of the Welfare State are sufficiency, sustainability, and debt increase”, and he has assured that “Western societies have reached their top public spending, and it is necessary to decide where to direct it, how much spending we can afford and how to finance it”.