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  Artur Mas i Gavarró - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Artur Mas i Gavarró is a Catalan politician.
Artur Mas ran for the last elections to the Catalan government and won a plurality of seats in the parliament, with only 4 more than the second party, PSC.
Artur Mas i Gavarró · Josep-Lluís Carod-Rovira · Josep Bargalló i Valls
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Artur_Mas   (156 words)

 WIPO Domain Name Decision: DTV2003-0005
Artur Mas, requested the domain names that correspond to his name, but omitted to request the domain name.
Artur Mas in the elections for the Presidency of the Generalitat of Catalunya, which were held in November 16, 2003.
Artur Mas is a famous Spanish politician, but the Policy and Rules which bind this Panel do not allow to rule that the domain name be transferred to the Complainant.
arbiter.wipo.int /domains/decisions/html/2003/dtv2003-0005.html   (2128 words)

 CiU’s Artur Mas challenges ERC to accept Estatut deal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Arthur Mas, leader of the conservative CiU party, challenged the leftist nationalist party ERC to agree to a deal made with the government earlier or leave the coalition Catalan regional government.
Mas reached a provisional deal with Jose Luis Rodriguez over the so-called 'estatut' at the weekend.
The deal agreed between Zapatero Mas would mean Catalonia would get 50 percent of any taxes raised in the region.
www.barcelonareporter.com /index.php/pg_print_article/cius_artur_mas_challenges_erc_to_accept_estatut_deal   (276 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Artur
Schnabel, Artur SCHNABEL, ARTUR [Schnabel, Artur], 1882-1951, Austrian-American pianist, b.
Costa e Silva, Artur da COSTA E SILVA, ARTUR DA [Costa e Silva, Artur da], 1902-69, president of Brazil (1967-69).
He was selected president (Oct., 1969) by a military junta to succeed the ailing Artur da Costa e Silva.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Artur   (316 words)

 Nationalism: the Catalan debate
It may be that some short sighted spin doctor from the Generalitat or CiU advised Pujol and Mas to allow this sort of argument to pass without explicitly rejecting it, in the hope that it might bring in the votes of that wide sector of the population who hold similar views.
Artur Mas: Economic spokesperson for the party, Artur Mas has already been nominated as the successor to Pujol as the leader of "Convergencia".
At the centre of this argument lies the intractable issue of realising solidarity between cultures within a state framework, which is itself permeated by nationalism, and where the allocation of resources for the sustenance and development of cultures and identities is a politically charged affair.
www.theglobalsite.ac.uk /times/104catalonia.htm   (5305 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Catalonia echoes Basque call for autonomy
The demands made in a historic speech by the new leader of Catalonia's ruling nationalists, Artur Mas, added pressure for an extensive rewrite of the rules that have governed Spain since the transition to democracy 25 years ago.
Mr Mas, who succeeds the Catalan regional premier Jordi Pujol as head of the nationalist Convergence and Union coalition, echoed demands from the Basque regional premier, Juan Jose Ibarretxe, when he called for "shared sovereignty" in Catalonia.
Mr Mas called for a "single administration" in a Catalonia controlled by a regional government that would send its own representatives to the EU and other international bodies and would have the final word on the region's public finances.
www.guardian.co.uk /spain/article/0,2763,817276,00.html   (623 words)

 contemporâ/áneas: Janeiro 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Mas é que, ainda por cima, a sua produção de Ariadne auf Naxos está a ser bem recebida.
Mas, deixando de lado aquilo que tem a ver com a produção, o que mais me entusiasma é que também esteja a cimentar uma relação de "fidelidade" com Emmanuel Nunes.
Mas nem sempre é fácil reformar algumas cabeças e, o pior, em Portugal há de facto reformas que não têm visibilidade e outras que não se iniciam porque é como si se vivesse permanentemente em plena campanha eleitoral, quase sempre agressiva.
contemporaneas.blogspot.com /2005_01_01_contemporaneas_archive.html   (10163 words)

 BBC News | SCOTLAND | Scotland seals Catalan tie
Jack McConnell and Catalan Prime Minister Artur Mas signed a "protocol of operation" outlining a commitment to work together on policy issues.
Prime Minister Mas said issues such as architecture, agriculture, housing and public administration, were of vital interests to the citizens of both Scotland and Catalonia.
"Artur Mas is sending a clear message to Madrid, that Catalonia wants financial independence.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/scotland/1964574.stm   (435 words)

YESTERDAY Artur Mas, first councilor of the Catalonian government, while on an official visit leading a large delegation of government officials, businesspeople and journalists from that autonomous Spanish region, inaugurated Catalan Plaza, along with Cuban authorities including Carlos Lage, secretary of the Executive Committee of the Council of Ministers, and Vice President José Ramón Fernández.
The key element of the remodeled plaza is a replica of the Font de Canaletes, located on the central boulevard of Canaletes in Barcelona.
Donated to the City of Havana by the Aguas de Barcelona company, the fountain is five and a half meters high and has several taps containing fresh water, thus adding a touch of elegance to the corner of Ayestarán and Sitios Streets.
www.granma.cu /ingles/junio02/24catala-i.html   (138 words)

 Criterio: El lobo en el corral
Artur Mas: Yo siempre he dicho que no lo rechazaré, pero no es nuestra prioridad.
Artur Mas (CiU): "Que monten un colegio privado en castellano para el que lo quiera pagar, igual que se montó uno en japonés en su momento".
Artur Mas (CiU): "Hay un proceso de sustitución del Estado por las instituciones catalanas, que también son Estado.
www.e-dazibao.com /criterio/archivos/001717.html   (1688 words)

 News from Spain: Politics in Spain
Even though the general opinion regarding the new legislation seems to be more or less favourable, the extent to which the law restricts smoking in all places of work, public places and restricts the right of newsagents and unlicensed shops to sell tobacco has inevitably been criticised by pro-smoking groups and trade unions.
Apparantly it was Artur Mas himself who spilt the beans when he told colleagues in surprise that they had "smoked all afternoon" in the Moncloa (headquarters of the Spanish presidency and home to the President and his family) despite new the anti-tobacco restrictions.
The PP have jumped on this latest apparant blunder of the Spanish president and have promised to put a number of questions to the government in a parliamentary session in the near future.
www.euroresidentes.com /Blogs/2006/01/politics-in-spain.htm   (699 words)

 COI considera "inviable" selecciones catalano-andorranas | terra
Rogge comunicó a Mas que la propuesta "sólo sería posible si los deportistas catalanes se nacionalizasen andorranos".
Chappuis indicó que las indicaciones de Rogge a Mas se atienen a las normas que rigen el COI y que se recogen en la Carta Olímpica.
Después de la entrevista con Rogge, Mas, candidato a la presidencia de la Generalitat (gobierno catalán) por Convergencia i Unió (CiU, partido autonomista catalán actualmente en el poder en esa región nororiental), vinculó su propuesta a su eventual triunfo en los comicios catalanes de noviembre, por lo que aún no la ha consultado con Andorra.
www.terra.com /deportes/articulo/html/fox60707.htm   (256 words)

 McConnell courts Tuscan leader as European ally - [Sunday Herald]
Mas told the Sunday Herald the agreement was Òa framework for a positive andÊsolidÊco-operationÊin futureÓ and Òthe possibility of working together in EuropeÓ.
Mas added: ÒI can't imagine a future of Europe if this Europe doesn't respect the principle of subsidiarity Ð and that means the participation of the nations within states, or regions.Ó
AskedÊaboutÊwhatÊ the Scottish ExecutiveÊcouldÊlearnÊfrom Catalonia, Mas pointed to the Òmajor fiscal autonomyÓ enjoyed by his government which allows it greater freedom to raise taxes.
www.sundayherald.com /24373   (636 words)

 'Global accord' reached on new statute of autonomy for Catalonia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
After a six-hour meeting at the Moncloa Palace that ended late on Saturday, Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero and Artur Mas, leader of Catalonia's centre-right CiU party, reached a "global accord" on a new autonomy statute for the wealthy region.
No details of the agreement were immediately available but Mas was expected to hold a news conference in Barcelona later on Sunday.
Mas's party, CiU, is not part of the coalition that governs Catalonia, which is formed by the Catalan wing of the Socialist Party (PSC), the left-wing Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya (ERC) and ICV, the Catalan greens.
www.eitb24.com /portal/eitb24/noticia/eitb24-politics-global-accord-reached-on-new-statute-of-autonomy-for-catalonia-?itemId=D7182&cl=/eitb24/politica&idioma=en   (603 words)

 ESADE Business School > MBA, Executive Education, Undergraduate and Master in Management and Law> Barcelona, Madrid, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The jury, presided over by the Chief Councillor of the Generalitat (Autonomous Government) of Catalonia, Artur Mas, has awarded a prize to ESADE ex-aequo with IESE.
ESADE's Director General, Carlos Losada, received the award from the chairman of Grupo Z (owners of El Periódico de Catalunya), Francisco Matosas, in a ceremony that was held at the Palau de la Música de Barcelona.
Artur Mas, Chief Councillor of the Generalitat of Catalonia (chairman)
www.esade.es /src/ventana_general.php?L2RldGFsbGU=&MTcy   (200 words)

 Alberto Gállego (V.O)
Artur Mas ha descobert que necesita els ciutadans.
Artur Mas vol manifestar-se com a persona propera, peró la veritat és que no té cap experiència de govern de proximitat, quedant demostrat que segueix el tradicional passotisme convergent vers els ajuntaments i demostrant l’obsessió per la concentració de poder (només ha calgut una entrevista a Catalunya Ràdio per delatar-se a si mateix)
Mas ha d'anar pel territori a correcuita, intentant postular-se com a líder sólid, però la veritat és que ja ha fet tard.
albertogallvid.blogspot.com   (1623 words)

 Catalan Voters Lean Left - New York Times
Elections on Sunday in Catalonia left a minor nationalist party, the Republican Left, holding the key to control of the regional parliament.
The governing right-wing Catalán Convergence and Union Party, led by Artur Mas, won 46 seats of 135 in the election, with 99 percent of the votes counted.
But the party, which has been in power in Catalonia, Spain's wealthiest region, for 23 years, does not have enough seats to govern alone.
query.nytimes.com /gst/fullpage.html?res=9806E1DD1138F934A25752C1A9659C8B63   (131 words)

 Annors Development
At an event organized by Catalunya's leading political party, Convergència Democràtica de Catalunya (CDC), Artur Mas had a brief conversation with Anders L. Hansson.
In opposition for the past couple of years, CiU and its president Artur Mas have been playing a significant role in achieving extended regional autonomy for Catalunya and its seven million inhabitants.
Artur Mas i Gavarró and Anders L. Hansson.
www.annors.com /news.html   (3565 words)

 President of Catalonia to open economic representation in morocco
President of the Spanish autonomous government of Catalonia, Artur Mas, started this Monday a two-day official visit to Morocco where he will hold talks with Moroccan officials and dedicate a commercial representation of Catalonia in Casablanca.
Mas, who will be accompanied by local minister of labor, industry, trade and tourism, will also examine with Moroccan officials, including prime minister Driss Jettou, consolidation of cooperation between Morocco and Catalonia.
The "Casa de Catalunya" to be based in Morocco's economic capital Casablanca will serve as a technical and education assistance service regulating the flow of migrants and contribute to enhancing economic ties and investments in Morocco as well as cooperation in humanitarian matters.
www.arabicnews.com /ansub/Daily/Day/030325/2003032525.html   (500 words)

 4Learning - Secondary - Resources4Learning - Secondary - Resources - Modern Studies - A Nation Once Again - Reality ...
The aim is to substitute the central government in its present functions and to reach a point in which the Catalan Government and the Catalan Parliament will be the sole national, public administration in the country.’ Artur Mas, Chancellor, Catalan Government
Artur Mas, the Chancellor of the Catalan Government, stated that the Catalan Government can vary income tax as much as 20% up or down.
Compare and contrast the views of Artur Mas and Donald Dewar.
web.channel4.com /learning/main/netnotes/sectionid100663618.htm   (680 words)

 Zapatero's smoke-filled room causes a stink
A sneaky smoking session with a fellow politician may have landed Spain's Socialist prime minister, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, in trouble a few weeks after his government banned smoking in the workplace.
Opposition politicians said they would raise the subject of Mr Zapatero's smoking habits in parliament after revelations that he and Artur Mas, a prominent Catalan politician, had chain-smoked their way through negotiations on an autonomy bill.
The meeting between Mr Zapatero and Mr Mas was held at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid, which, like No 10 Downing Street, is both home and office to the prime minister.
www.tobacco.org /news/216139.html   (195 words)

 euskalherria.com - GARA - Maragall: Catalan nationhood is not negotiable   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The term 'nation' in the definition of Catalonia, Maragall said in an interview for a Spanish private television station, 'is not negotiable'.
Artur Mas, the leader of the main Catalan opposition party Convergència i Unió, declared his full backing for the new statute, which his party had pacted with the ruling three-party coalition.
He said that the project's intention is for Catalonia to be 'more in charge of its own government', but 'within the [Spanish] state as a whole'.
www.gara.net /english/weekly/20051003/art135052.php   (449 words)

 Guardian | Separatists hold key after Catalonia poll
The issue of regional autonomy has become so acute under Mr Aznar that it will dominate the general election next spring.
Convergence and Union, led by Artur Mas, pledged yesterday to negotiate an improved statute of autonomy with the central government if it won the backing of the CRL.
The Socialists, led by the former mayor of Barcelona, Pascual Maragall, called on Mr Carod-Rovira to end 23 years of government by Convergence and Union in a three-way pact with the Green Left party.
www.guardian.co.uk /print/0,,4799438-103681,00.html   (267 words)

 IOL: Has the Spanish PM broken the law?
A new law that took effect on January 1 bars smoking in the workplace, among many other places, and Zapatero's office at the Moncloa Palace is covered by the legislation.
An article in the newspaper La Vanguardia says that Zapatero and prominent Catalan politician Artur Mas smoked up a storm during a January 22 meeting as they negotiated terms for a new charter giving the Catalonia region more self-rule.
The opposition Popular Party says it is investigating whether Zapatero and Mas smoked in the prime minister's office, which would be illegal, or in a private area, where the prime minister can smoke freely.
www.int.iol.co.za /index.php?set_id=1&click_id=3&art_id=qw113862582091B215   (494 words)

 Robbins Collection: Conferences & Lectures
The rector and dean of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the Catalan Supreme Court hosted the inaugural proceedings and reception, which took place in the historic Casa de Convalescència in Barcelona, to welcome guests and begin the conference on Thursday.
Participants also enjoyed the singular honor of attending a dinner at the invitation of the Catalan government, hosted by the Prime Minister of Catalonia, Artur Mas.
The dinner was held at the Palace of the Generalitat of Catalonia in Barcelona, the seat of Catalan government and a magnificent building which few visitors to Barcelona have the opportunity to visit.
www.law.berkeley.edu /robbins/conferences_2001.html   (947 words)

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