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Posted on 14-11-2019

La libertad de expresión, una perspectiva de Derecho Comparado - Perú

14-11-2019

Este estudio forma parte de un proyecto más global destinado a sentar las bases para una comparación de la regulación de la libertad de expresión en diferentes ordenamientos jurídicos. Las páginas describen, en lo relativo al Perú, y en relación con el objeto del estudio, la legislación vigente, la jurisprudencia más significativa y el concepto de libertad de expresión con sus límites actuales y futuros, y concluyen con las posibles soluciones frente a los desafíos futuros. Los avances tecnológicos ...

Este estudio forma parte de un proyecto más global destinado a sentar las bases para una comparación de la regulación de la libertad de expresión en diferentes ordenamientos jurídicos. Las páginas describen, en lo relativo al Perú, y en relación con el objeto del estudio, la legislación vigente, la jurisprudencia más significativa y el concepto de libertad de expresión con sus límites actuales y futuros, y concluyen con las posibles soluciones frente a los desafíos futuros. Los avances tecnológicos y las nuevas necesidades demuestran que el estudio de la libertad de expresión tendrá aún ocupadas a muchas generaciones futuras.

External author

El autor de este documento es el Sr. Dr. D. Eloy Espinosa-Saldaña Barrera, Magistrado del Tribunal Constitucional de Perú, por encargo de la Unidad Biblioteca de Derecho Comparado, Dirección General de Servicios de Estudios Parlamentarios (DG EPRS) de la Secretaría General del Parlamento Europeo.

Study "International Climate Negotiations - Issues at stake in view of the COP25 UN Climate Change Conference in Madrid

13-11-2019

At the 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, delegates will negotiate the further implementation of the Paris Agreement. This study provides an overview of the international framework to address climate change, the stakeholders involved, the status of the negotiations and recent developments that may affect the negotiations. This document was provided by Policy Department A at the request of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and ...

At the 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, delegates will negotiate the further implementation of the Paris Agreement. This study provides an overview of the international framework to address climate change, the stakeholders involved, the status of the negotiations and recent developments that may affect the negotiations. This document was provided by Policy Department A at the request of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI).

External author

Lorenz MOOSMANN, Cristina URRUTIA, Anne SIEMONS, Martin CAMES, Lambert SCHNEIDER (Öko-Institut e.V.)

Posted on 13-11-2019

La libertà di espressione, una prospettiva di diritto comparato - Unione europea

13-11-2019

Il presente studio fa parte di un progetto più ampio il cui scopo è quello di analizzare, nella prospettiva del diritto comparato, la libertà di espressione in diversi ordinamenti giuridici. Le pagine descrivono, in relazione all'Unione europea e in relazione all'oggetto dello studio, la legislazione in vigore, la giurisprudenza più significativa e il concetto di libertà di espressione con i suoi limiti attuali e futuri, per concludersi con alcune considerazioni riguardo a possibili soluzioni alle ...

Il presente studio fa parte di un progetto più ampio il cui scopo è quello di analizzare, nella prospettiva del diritto comparato, la libertà di espressione in diversi ordinamenti giuridici. Le pagine descrivono, in relazione all'Unione europea e in relazione all'oggetto dello studio, la legislazione in vigore, la giurisprudenza più significativa e il concetto di libertà di espressione con i suoi limiti attuali e futuri, per concludersi con alcune considerazioni riguardo a possibili soluzioni alle sfide future. Verranno in particolare analizzate le varie forme in cui si articola la libertà di espressione (libertà di opinione, libertà di parola, libertà di comunicare o ricevere informazioni o idee), mettendo in luce la necessità di individuare, da parte delle istituzioni dell’Unione europea, nuove forme di tutela, nel contemperamento dei diversi interessi coinvolti, anche alla luce della rapida evoluzione tecnologica che ha interessato i mezzi di comunicazione e del sempre più diffuso utilizzo dei social media.

External author

Questo studio è stato scritto dal Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Salvatore, Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, Varese (Italia), su richiesta della Unità Biblioteca di diritto comparato, Direzione generale dei Servizi di ricerca parlamentare (DG EPRS), Segretariato generale del Parlamento europeo.

Posted on 11-11-2019

Diversifying unity. How Eastern Partnership countries develop their economy, governance and identity in a geopolitical context

30-10-2019

This study analyses the Eastern Partnership (EaP) in the year of its 10th anniversary. The Eastern Partnership was set up in 2009 as a joint policy initiative aiming at deepening and strengthening relations between the European Union, its Member States and the six EaP countries of Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. While each of these countries shares a past in the former Soviet Union, they have developed over time in different directions. Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia have ...

This study analyses the Eastern Partnership (EaP) in the year of its 10th anniversary. The Eastern Partnership was set up in 2009 as a joint policy initiative aiming at deepening and strengthening relations between the European Union, its Member States and the six EaP countries of Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. While each of these countries shares a past in the former Soviet Union, they have developed over time in different directions. Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia have concluded Association Agreements with the EU, which include Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Areas. They will have to fulfil conditions laid down in the Association Agreements to make progress on reforms of governance, the judiciary and fighting corruption. Moreover, Georgia and Ukraine are seeking to integrate more deeply into the Western world order, aspiring to membership of NATO and the EU. Armenia and Azerbaijan have different ways of cooperating with the EU. Belarus is furthest from the EU because of its poor record on democracy and human rights. All six countries are to a certain extent within Russia’s sphere of influence and have to deal with several geopolitical constraints, but they have increasingly developed economic relations and national identities of their own. It will be a challenge to maintain a common perspective for the next 10 years of the Eastern Partnership and a further divergence between the countries is likely. This will not only be between countries with an Association Agreement and the others, but along multiple vectors. While further developing statehood, the eastern partners will want to decide increasingly for themselves which forms of cooperation they want to pursue in the future. They may choose international partners according to their perceived needs, including Russia, the US, China or Turkey. The EU for its part should continue to pursue its strengths of assisting in achieving better governance and democracy and strengthening economic ties, while contributing to diminishing geopolitical tensions.

Workshop on “Type-approval requirements for motor vehicles as regards their general safety and protection of vehicle occupants and vulnerable road users”

15-10-2019

In 2017, 25 300 people died in road accidents in Europe, while about a million were injured. Ms Róża THUN (MEP), the Chair of Digital Single Market Working Group of the IMCO Committee and the Rapporteur for the regulation on the “Type-approval requirements for motor vehicles as regards their general safety and the protection of vehicle occupants and vulnerable road users”, chaired this expert workshop in order to explore how technological means, including artificial intelligence, can reduce the number ...

In 2017, 25 300 people died in road accidents in Europe, while about a million were injured. Ms Róża THUN (MEP), the Chair of Digital Single Market Working Group of the IMCO Committee and the Rapporteur for the regulation on the “Type-approval requirements for motor vehicles as regards their general safety and the protection of vehicle occupants and vulnerable road users”, chaired this expert workshop in order to explore how technological means, including artificial intelligence, can reduce the number of victims of road accidents. This document was prepared by Policy Department A at the request of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection.

External author

Maria AUDERA, Pablo DELGADO CUBILLO and Andreea DOBRITA

Posted on 07-11-2019

Geographical indications for non-agricultural products

07-11-2019

This Cost of Non-Europe report seeks to quantify the costs arising from the lack of European Union (EU) legislation protecting Geographical Indications (GIs) for non-agricultural products and to analyse the benefits foregone for citizens, businesses and Member States. The report estimates that introducing EU-wide GI protection for non-agricultural products would have an overall positive effect on trade, employment and rural development. More precisely, after approximately 20 years of implementation ...

This Cost of Non-Europe report seeks to quantify the costs arising from the lack of European Union (EU) legislation protecting Geographical Indications (GIs) for non-agricultural products and to analyse the benefits foregone for citizens, businesses and Member States. The report estimates that introducing EU-wide GI protection for non-agricultural products would have an overall positive effect on trade, employment and rural development. More precisely, after approximately 20 years of implementation, such a protection scheme would yield an overall expected increase in intra-EU trade of about 4.9-6.6 % of current exports (€37.6-50 billion) in the more relevant sectors. Expectations are that regional-level employment would rise by 0.12-0.14 % and that 284 000-338 000 new jobs would be created in the EU as a whole. The expected positive impact on rural development would materialise, among other things, through direct support for locally based high-quality producers, rural economic diversification and local producers' capacity to organise collectively.

Posted on 29-10-2019

Liberté d’expression, une perspective de droit comparé - Conseil de l'Europe

29-10-2019

La présente étude fait partie d’un projet plus général qui vise à jeter les bases d’une comparaison des régimes juridiques applicables à la liberté d’expression dans différents ordres juridiques. Le document expose, relativement au Conseil de l'Europe et en rapport avec le thème de l'étude, la législation en vigueur, la jurisprudence la plus significative et la notion de liberté d’expression avec ses limites actuelles et en prospective, et s’achève par quelques conclusions avec possibles solutions ...

La présente étude fait partie d’un projet plus général qui vise à jeter les bases d’une comparaison des régimes juridiques applicables à la liberté d’expression dans différents ordres juridiques. Le document expose, relativement au Conseil de l'Europe et en rapport avec le thème de l'étude, la législation en vigueur, la jurisprudence la plus significative et la notion de liberté d’expression avec ses limites actuelles et en prospective, et s’achève par quelques conclusions avec possibles solutions face aux défis futurs. La liberté d’expression – le droit de communiquer et recevoir communication d’informations, de faits, d’idées et d’opinions dans une société démocratique – est protégée de manière développée et adéquate, essentiellement sur la base de l’article 10 de la Convention européenne des droits de l’Homme et de la jurisprudence pertinente de la Cour, qui permettent un juste équilibre avec la protection d’autres droits et valeurs, ce qui dépend toutefois du respect de ce droit par les États membres du Conseil.

Freiheit der Meinungsäußerung, eine rechtsvergleichende Perspektive - Deutschland

29-10-2019

Diese Studie ist Teil eines umfassenderen Projekts, mit dem die Grundlagen für einen Vergleich der Rechtsvorschriften gelegt werden sollen, die für das Recht auf freie Meinungsäußerung in verschiedenen Rechtsordnungen gelten. Auf den folgenden Seiten werden unter Bezugnahme auf Deutschland und im Zusammenhang mit dem Thema der Studie die geltenden Rechtsvorschriften, die wichtigste Rechtsprechung und der Begriff „Recht auf freie Meinungsäußerung” mit seinen derzeitigen und künftigen Grenzen vorgestellt ...

Diese Studie ist Teil eines umfassenderen Projekts, mit dem die Grundlagen für einen Vergleich der Rechtsvorschriften gelegt werden sollen, die für das Recht auf freie Meinungsäußerung in verschiedenen Rechtsordnungen gelten. Auf den folgenden Seiten werden unter Bezugnahme auf Deutschland und im Zusammenhang mit dem Thema der Studie die geltenden Rechtsvorschriften, die wichtigste Rechtsprechung und der Begriff „Recht auf freie Meinungsäußerung” mit seinen derzeitigen und künftigen Grenzen vorgestellt. Den Abschluss bilden einige Schlussfolgerungen zu möglichen Lösungsansätzen, mit denen auf künftige Herausforderungen reagiert werden könnte. Das Recht auf freie Meinungsäußerung ist in Deutschland geprägt durch die Rechtsprechung des Bundesverfassungsgerichts. Sie fasst die Schutzbereiche der Grundrechte des Art. 5 Abs. 1 GG (insbesondere Meinungs-, Informations- und Pressefreiheit) weit, lässt dafür aber auch Eingriffe in weitem Umfang – auf der Basis der Schrankenregelung in Art. 5 Abs. 2 GG – zu. Anforderungen stellt das Gericht dabei weniger an die Schrankengesetze als an deren Anwendung und Auslegung im Einzelfall.

Posted on 25-10-2019

The European Semester for economic policy coordination: A reflection paper

25-10-2019

This paper provides an overview of the current EU economic governance framework, in particular of the so-called EU ‘rules- based’ surveillance framework of national budgetary, economic and social policies. It raises some broad questions on the lessons learned and proposes some reflections for the future. This document was prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit of the European Parliament and the opinions expressed are the sole responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent ...

This paper provides an overview of the current EU economic governance framework, in particular of the so-called EU ‘rules- based’ surveillance framework of national budgetary, economic and social policies. It raises some broad questions on the lessons learned and proposes some reflections for the future. This document was prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit of the European Parliament and the opinions expressed are the sole responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the European Parliament.

Research for TRAN Committee - European tourism: recent developments and future challenges

24-10-2019

This study provides an overview of the current state of affairs in European tourism, considering the latest developments, identifying future challenges and emerging opportunities. It draws a number of conclusions and makes recommendations at an EU policy level that will support the sustainable development of the sector.

This study provides an overview of the current state of affairs in European tourism, considering the latest developments, identifying future challenges and emerging opportunities. It draws a number of conclusions and makes recommendations at an EU policy level that will support the sustainable development of the sector.

External author

Richard WESTON, Mary LAWLER, David JARRATT, Jaume GUIA, Lluís PRATS, Dani BLASCO, Natàlia FERRER-ROCA, Tanja MIHALIČ

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