Our beloved honorary member Jean-Marie Vanhouwe passed away, May he rest in peace!

Dear Members and friends, We have the sad duty to inform you that our beloved honorary member Jean-Marie Vanhouwe passed away unexpectedly last Monday and has been buried today 22-12-2017 in Court-Saint-Etienne. Jean-Marie was 76. After a career as high level consultant in London and later Paris, he became general manager of several international associations, among which the European Marketing Confederation, the European Federation of Management Consultancies Associations and SME Union. After...
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The ideas and outcome of the second Forum on the Western Balkans

On December 1st and 2nd took place the Second Western  Balkans Forum on Regional and Local Economic Development in the Albanian city of Vlorë, at the Adriatic coast, unfortunately under torrential floods’ circumstances. The forum gathered more than twenty speakers out of 10 countries, among which academics and practitioners from Albania, the UK, Hungary, Serbia, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Romania, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands and France in the rectorate’s venue of the Ismail Qemali University of Vlorë...
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