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Inaki Irazabalbeitia

Former MEP, Aralar

Situation in Turkey

May 05, 2016

The European Union has Turkey as a reliable partner. However Turkey is moving away very fast from fundamental democratic stardards. I reproduce here bellow the letter of HDP co-presidents denouncing the undemocratic shift of Turkey

Mobility in Vocational Education and Training

Apr 14, 2016

I spent a part of my professional career at IMH institute in Elgoibar. The institute had two main educational offers: VET and an Engineering degree through apprenticeship. I was the director of the later. There I learned to appreciate both of them. My experience at IMH showed me the importance of VET in our modern societies. Furthermore, I realized that apprenticeship is a fantastic way of training people to fulfil the need of the enterprises. Pupils learn what the real stuff in workplace is and companies could find easier the profile of employees they need.

Today enters into force the shameful EU-Turkey deal

Mar 20, 2016

As European citizen I’m really ashamed of this agreement, but, to be honest, I’m not fully surprised taking into account the shift of both the EU and the majority of the member states dealing with the issue of fundamental rights and the respect to European fundamental values in this last years.

Letter of HDP parlamentaries on the situation in Kurdistan

Jan 07, 2016

Idris Baluken and Caglar Demirel co-chairs of the HDP's group in Turkish parliament wrote a letter to the intenational community on the dramatic social and political situation in Kurdistan that I reproduce bellow

Some comments on Spanish elections

Dec 31, 2015

Legislative elections of December 20th had a diabolic outcome. They marked the end of two party system, the end of big majorities and built up an difficult scenario to set up a government.

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Women entrepreneurship in times of crisis

Women entrepreneurship in times of crisis

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Public hearing March 5th on Women entrepeneurship in times of crisis organized and hosted by Inaki Irazabalbeitia and Marije Cornelissen in collaboration with Bizzia. For program and registration click on title.



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