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President Giscard d’Estaing to open OECD Event on Social Media

On Monday 19th of March President Giscard d’Estaing will open an event hosted by the OECD on the topic of “Social Media: how it works and how to make it work better for everyone”. The event is organised by the OECD New Approaches to Economic Challenges (NAEC) Unit together with the Complex Systems Institute of Paris and the European Commission.

The participants of at the event include: MEP Eva Kaili, Chair of the European Parliament Science and Technology Options Assessment body (STOA), Gabriela Ramos, OECD Chief of Staff and G20 Sherpa, Ralph Dum, European Commission, David Chavalarias, Director of the Complex Systems Institute of Paris.

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Let’s bringing back “le bonheur” to the European debate – launch of Re-Imagine Europa

Last week we launched Re-Imagine Europa at the European Parliament in Brussels hosted by President Antonio Tajani and Vice President Rainer Wieland. President Giscard d’Estaing called for the importance of bringing back “le bonheur” to the European debate and this was definitely the feeling that underpinned the conversations of the day. Re-Imagine Europa is the … Continued

President Giscard d’Estaing on the relationship between public opinion and power

On Monday 12 March, President Giscard d’Estaing addressed the Institute de France – Academie des Sciences Morales at Politiques on the subject of the relationship between public opinion and power. Starting from the ancient Greek philosophers thoughts on the topic, looking at France’s experience between regimes where power was concentrated in the hands of the … Continued

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