Prensa FAES, en la reunión anual que Martens Centre celebra en Málaga

La Fundación FAES participa en la reunión anual de coordinación del Martens Centre, la red de think thanks y fundaciones del centro derecha europeo, que tendrá lugar en Málaga desde hoy jueves día 1 hasta el próximo sábado día 3. Esta será la primera vez que el ‘Martens Centre Think In’ se celebre en España. En el evento participarán 35 fundaciones y think thanks que debatirán durante tres días sobre asuntos relevantes de la Unión Europea relacionados con la inmigración, la defensa, el sistema de bienestar o las relaciones transatlánticas.

Prensa Elections in Ecuador: between democracy and authoritarianism

Something impossible for many was achieved in Ecuador on February 19th: the candidate of the opposition Guillermo Lasso reached a second round or ballot. Definitively, the situation is glimpsed as one of the hardest knocks to the Government of the Citizens’ Revolution. Lasso obtained 28.3% of the votes. It’s been made clear that 61% of Ecuadorians voted for an opposition which represents them.

Prensa Timely Contributions

Only two weeks before the elections of 20 December 2015 some very clear messages were delivered so that citizens could be aware of what to expect. Perhaps the most important one was stated by an excellent economist, much criticized for accepting his appointment as Deputy Minister of Economy in the Zapatero government, Jose Manuel Campa. Now, in a statement to Aida Collado, published in Gijón's newspaper El Comercio, on November 29, 2015, he declared nothing less than what follows. First, it is necessary to solve the problems of indebtedness and excessive unemployment, but "if we understand the recovery in terms of the growth of GDP, it is growing (recovery does exist here), in terms of employment, jobs are also beginning to grow." The threats of indebtedness logically push him to argue...

Prensa The Islamism to Come

The editor and cartoonists at Charlie Hebdo surely believed that publishing cartoons of Muhammad disowning the jihadists of the ISIS or Islamic State was an obligation to defend the sacred liberal principle of freedom of expression. I don't think they realised that, in fact, they were sticking their head out of the trenches of the civilizational war between modernity and barbarism which, in the end, is what they have died for. The issue is that, in Europe, we still refuse to understand the nature of the threat that we're facing. This is not about publishing or not some satirical images, but about thinking or not that Allah is our God and Muhammad its prophet. As we have seen ever since the Islamic State launched its offensive on Iraq, back in June, what awaits unbelievers is clear and...

Prensa ‘Deleverage, Credit and Employment’

/06.30.2014/.- The first day of the 2014 FAES Campus was completed this afternoon with the round table “Deleverage, Credit and Employment”. Román Escolano, President of the ICO Foundation; José Manuel González-Páramo, former member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank’s and Elga Bartsch, Morgan Stanley’s Chief European Economist took part in it. Miguel Marín, Director of the FAES Economy and Public Policies Department introduced the speakers and chaired the roundtable.

Prensa FAES, en la reunión anual que Martens Centre celebra en Málaga

06.01.2017. La Fundación FAES participa en la reunión anual de coordinación del Martens Centre, la red de think thanks y fundaciones del centro derecha europeo, que tendrá lugar en Málaga desde hoy jueves día 1 hasta el próximo sábado día 3. Esta será la primera vez que el ‘Martens Centre Think In’ se celebre en España. En el evento participarán 35 fundaciones y think thanks que debatirán durante tres días sobre asuntos relevantes de la Unión Europea relacionados con la inmigración, la defensa, el sistema de bienestar o las relaciones transatlánticas.

Prensa Elections in Ecuador: between democracy and authoritarianism

02.27.2017. Something impossible for many was achieved in Ecuador on February 19th: the candidate of the opposition Guillermo Lasso reached a second round or ballot. Definitively, the situation is glimpsed as one of the hardest knocks to the Government of the Citizens’ Revolution. Lasso obtained 28.3% of the votes. It’s been made clear that 61% of Ecuadorians voted for an opposition which represents them.

Prensa Timely Contributions

01.11.2016. Only two weeks before the elections of 20 December 2015 some very clear messages were delivered so that citizens could be aware of what to expect. Perhaps the most important one was stated by an excellent economist, much criticized for accepting his appointment as Deputy Minister of Economy in the Zapatero government, Jose Manuel Campa. Now, in a statement to Aida Collado, published in Gijón's newspaper El Comercio, on November 29, 2015, he declared nothing less than what follows. First, it is necessary to solve the problems of indebtedness and excessive unemployment, but "if we understand the recovery in terms of the growth of GDP, it is growing (recovery does exist here), in terms of employment, jobs are also beginning to grow." The threats of indebtedness logically push him to argue...

Prensa The Islamism to Come

01.08.2015. The editor and cartoonists at Charlie Hebdo surely believed that publishing cartoons of Muhammad disowning the jihadists of the ISIS or Islamic State was an obligation to defend the sacred liberal principle of freedom of expression. I don't think they realised that, in fact, they were sticking their head out of the trenches of the civilizational war between modernity and barbarism which, in the end, is what they have died for. The issue is that, in Europe, we still refuse to understand the nature of the threat that we're facing. This is not about publishing or not some satirical images, but about thinking or not that Allah is our God and Muhammad its prophet. As we have seen ever since the Islamic State launched its offensive on Iraq, back in June, what awaits unbelievers is clear and...

Prensa ‘Deleverage, Credit and Employment’

06.30.2014.  The first day of the 2014 FAES Campus was completed this afternoon with the round table “Deleverage, Credit and Employment”. Román Escolano, President of the ICO Foundation; José Manuel González-Páramo, former member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank’s and Elga Bartsch, Morgan Stanley’s Chief European Economist took part in it. Miguel Marín, Director of the FAES Economy and Public Policies Department introduced the speakers and chaired the roundtable.