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Delors

(dəˈlɔː)
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(Biography) Jacques (Lucien Jean). born 1925, French politician and economist, President of the European Commission (1985–94): originator of the Delors plan for closer European union
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BIRTHDAYS: Jacques Delors, European politician, 92; Dame Diana Rigg, actress, 79; Kim Carnes, singer, 72; Carlos Santana, rock musician, 70; Paul Cook, rock drummer (Sex Pistols), 61; Charlie Magri, former boxer, 61; Jonathon Morris, actor, 57; Anton du Beke, ballroom dancer, pictured, 51; Josh Holloway, actor, 48.
Also in Bratislava, Kaljulaid was scheduled to participate in the Globsec international security forum, where she was to speak in a panel discussion on the future of Europe alongside Peter Kazimir, Slovakia's minister of finance, Jan Krzysztof Bielecki, former prime minister of Poland, Yves Bertoncini, director of the Jacques Delors Institute, and Ivan Korcok, state secretary of the Slovakian Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs.
A bitter battle ensued within the Socialist leadership, with finance minister Jacques Delors leading the fight for austerity.
Johnson made his name as a Daily Telegraph journalist in Brussels in 1989-94, attacking the federalist ambitions of then European Commission President Jacques Delors and lampooning EU regulation, often stretching the facts to breaking point.
This comes nearly 30 years after Jacques Delors, then President of the European Commission, promised a 'social Europe' where progressive politics and workplace rights were supposed to become shared and entrenched across the continent.
Reviving an idea originally put forward by former European Commission chief Jacques Delors, Hollande proposed "a government of the euro zone (with) a specific budget as well as a parliament to ensure its democratic control".
And Weidmann reminded those present that "Karl Otto Pohl was also initially skeptical about another project: that of European monetary union, for which he was among the founders as key negotiator in the Delors Committee.
In his introduction to the Unesco report titled "Learning: The Treasure Within," presented to the International Commission on Education for the 21st Century, Jacques Delors writes: "The education system is all too often blamed for unemployment.
In July 2001 the White Paper on European Governance was produced, marking a key transition from Delors III to Barroso II.
HS2 is an integral part of the EU plan devised by Jacques Delors for the Trans-European Network (TEN's) which is to integrate all of Europe's transport and communications systems.
The launch event, at the European Parliament from 9:00 to 18:00, will take the form of two interactive exchanges of views, one on the achievements of the single market, with the participation of the instigator of the Single Market Act, former European Commission President Jacques Delors, and another on ways to improve the economic and social environment for the general public and companies.
In this time he has advised European Commission Presidents Delors and Santer, been a member of Sir Leon Brittan's Cabinet and since the end of the 1990's has been at the forefront of the drive to integrate the European Union's financial services and capital markets.