Proinsias De Rossa

Irish Labour Party (Dublin)

Proinsias de Rossa is a former Irish Labour Party politician. He was President of the Workers’ Party and subsequently leader of Democratic Left; later, he was a senior member of the Labour Party. He was Minister for Social Welfare from 1994 to 1997. He was a Member of the European Parliament for the Dublin constituency from 1989 to 1992 and from 1999 to 2012.

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University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
DG COMP (Brussels)
University of Sussex (Brighton)
DG COMP (Brussels)
European Court of Justice (Luxembourg)
European Commission - DG Internal Market and Services
European Court of Justice (Luxembourg)


1738 Review

Bertrand Carsin, Elena-Loredana Puiu, Erika Szyszczak, Jose A. Gutierrez-Fons, Koen Lenaerts, Nicolas Pesaresi, Proinsias De Rossa, Stéphane Rodrigues, Valérie Guigue-Koeppen Towards a new European law on services of general interest ?


1996-2011: Fifteen years after the first Commission Communication on Services of General Interest in Europe, the European Union is establishing a real doctrine of public services, which has been reinforced by the new provisions of the Lisbon Treaty (article 14 TFEU, Protocol on SGI…). This (...)

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