Italy January 1, 2011: stop to plastic carrier bags

Environmentalists cheered the decision of the Council of the Ministers has confirmed that it stop using plastic bags, which will come into force on 1 January 2011, with no extension: “It ‘s a major innovation, introduced by the government – said Minister Stefania Prestigiacomo, who objected to the introduction of yet another extension – which […]

Italian University Reform, the final sprint to the Senate

ROME – The Gelmini decree containing the reform of the university is coming to the last approval. The Senate should now close the examination of the measure and vote it in. The majority has bulletproofed  the text to avoid having to pass measures requiring a subsequent parliamentary passage in the House. Some contradictions between different […]