25 Jan 2019Since January 22 the annual Davos World Economic Forum is meeting once again to discuss the most stringent and pressing issues facing world governance from a forward-looking perspective such as including the 4th industrial revolution, climate change,... Read more
Corporate tax reforms in Switzerland: The struggle of ZV Öffentliches Personals Schweiz against looming tax revenue losses
18 Jan 2019Switzerland is facing tremendous international political pressure regarding the taxation of international proceeds. Under the current corporate taxation system, businesses whose headquarters are located in Switzerland but whose revenue largely originates... Read more
18 Jan 2019Romania officially took over the EU Council Presidency on January 1 2019. The rotating presidency of the Council at intervals of six months has been an institutional practice since 1958. The responsible member state has to steer the European leadership... Read more
14 Jan 2019Five months ahead of the European elections on May 23-26, CESI has launched a European elections awareness-raising campaign. Promotional visuals for members, affiliates, and interested third parties are now available for download and dissemination.
Roadmap response to the European Commission in favour of qualified majority voting in EU social policy
14 Jan 2019The European Commission work programme for 2019 includes an initiative to explore possibilities to switch from unanimous-based voting to qualified majority voting (QMV) in EU social policy making by the Member States in the Council. The procedural mechanism... Read more