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Event: Regulatory Quality Index | What has to change both on national and on European level

Event: Regulatory Quality Index | What has to change both on national and on European level

The Center for Liberal Studies – Markos Dragoumis and Circle of Ideas for National Reconstruction are pleased to invite you on Thursday, April 28 2019, from 18:00 to 20:30, at a panel discussion, organized by ELF, titled “Regulatory Quality Index: What has to change both on national and on European level.” The event will be hosted at King George Hotel, in Athens – Ballroom Hall.

Regulatory policy is the key element for both liberal democracy (rule of law) and the promotion of economic prosperity, generating significant social and economic benefits and contributing to social well-being. The Regulatory Quality Index is a toolkit to measure the quality of the laws produced in a country; implemented in Greece in 2018 and adjusted for Bulgaria and Turkey.

Some key questions that are to be discussed are: Is better regulation compatible with the rule of law? What is the quality of regulation in Greece for 2018? Which are the main challenges of the regulatory framework in Turkey and Bulgaria? Which are the main regulatory areas the Regulatory Quality Index should focus on?

Program

17:30 Registration

18:00 Opening remarks

Alexander Skouras | President – KEFiM

18:10 Regulatory Quality Index: The main challenges of the regulatory framework in Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria

Panagiotis Karkatsoulis | RQI Lead Researcher, Public Administration Expert, President – Institute for Regulatory Policy Research

Bican Şahin | President – Freedom Research Association, Associate Professor of Political Science – Hacettepe University, Turkey

Svetlana Koleva Aleksandrova – Zlatanska | Representative of Liberal Institute for Political Analyses, Associate Professor – University of National and Word Economy, Bulgaria

18:50 Panel Discussion

Georgios Georgantas | Deputy Minister of Digital Governance, MP of New Democracy

Evangelos Venizelos | Former Deputy Prime Minister, Professor of constitutional law in Aristotle University, Circle of Ideas for National Reconstruction

Konstantinos Menoudakos | Former President of the Council of State, Chairman of the Hellenic Data Protection Authority

Svetla Kostadinova| Executive Director – Institute for Market Economics (IME), Bulgaria

Moderator: Eva Antonopoulou | Journalist

20:10 End of the event

Registration: https://bit.ly/2D2g2Dy


An event organised by the European Liberal Forum (ELF). Supported by KEFiM and e-Kyklos. Co-funded by the European Parliament. Neither the European Parliament nor the European Liberal Forum are responsible for the content of the programme, or for any use that may be made of it. The views expressed herein are those of the speaker(s) alone. These views do not necessarily reflect those of the European Parliament and/or the European Liberal Forum asbl.


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