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Conference On EU Space Policy January 29-30
2013-01-28 13:47:43

The fifth high-level Conference on EU Space Policy, 'Building Up a Global Tool for Global Challenges', takes place on 29–30 January at the Charlemagne building of the European Commission in Brussels.

2011-05-17 03:00:00

BRUSSELS, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 9th European Business Summit (EBS), a key meeting place and networking platform for the EU's business and political elite, will meet in Brussels on 18 and 19 May to address Europe's position as an economic power on the international stage. Under the theme, 'Europe in the world, leading or lagging?', this year's Summit will bring together prominent personalities from the EU and its main trading partners to address the internal and external...


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.