The Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies is the 10th biggest think tank worldwide and the official think tank of the European People's Party. Its mission is to offer decision makers and opinion leaders assistance in formulating new and effective policy options, as well as to put forward new ideas and provide a forum where they can be debated; the Centre's goals are to have policy impact through concrete policy proposals, to shape European public opinion, to be the key platform of cooperation for centre-right partners and experts. The president of the Martens Centre is former Slovak prime minister Mikuláš Dzurinda, who succeeded the centre's founder Wilfried Martens in 2013; the Martens Centre was founded in 2007 as a result of the revision of the EU Regulation that after 2007 allowed the creation of European foundations and think tanks affiliated to the European parties. The European People's Party established the Centre for European Studies. During the EPP Congress in Dublin on 6 and 7 March 2014, the think tank was renamed in honour of its founder Wilfried Martens.
It is now known as the "Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies". The Martens Centre embodies a pan-European mindset, promoting Christian Democrat and conservative political values, it serves as a framework for national political foundations linked to member parties of the EPP and has more than 40 partners across Europe and the rest of the world. The Martens Centre hosts more than 100 events per year, collaborates with more than 500 speakers and experts. Besides the organisation of various events, round table discussions and interview series such as “I say Europe, you say…”, the Martens Centre publishes numerous research papers on various topics, as well as a biannual academic journal, European View; as the official think tank of the EPP, the Martens Centre monitors and contributes to the debate relating to the policies of the EU, both on the expert and more general-public level. The Centre produces research papers and policy briefs; these can be found in ePub and Mobi format on the Martens Centre website.
One of the Centre's main publications is European View, a biannual policy journal that serves as the intellectual platform for politicians, opinion makers and academics to tackle contemporary themes of European politics. Each issue focuses on a specific topic. Other important publications include: “I say Europe, you say…?”: a series of entertaining interviews with centre-right politicians, aiming to give their perspective and ideas on the European common project and its future. This publication was conceptualised in 2016 and has been published since January 2017, it aims to reveal the human side of EU and national policymakers. Brexitometer: a monthly vlog discussing pertinent issues and developments regarding the Brexit negotiations. 60 seconds: a weekly satirical overview of political events in 60 seconds. The Martens Centre organises the Economic Ideas Forum, providing high level economic experts, Ministers of Economy, EU Commissioners, EU Prime Ministers and business leaders around the world with an opportunity to consider innovative ideas and propose solutions to the economic challenges facing the EU economy.
EIF 2018 took place in Paris on 21 June and EIF 2019 will be held in Cyprus in March 2019. The Martens Centre holds the Annual Transatlantic Think Tank Conference bringing together high-level think tankers, experts and other stakeholders from both sides of the Atlantic to discuss important themes in transatlantic relations. Other important events include: Makerstown: a unique annual event aimed at showcasing the talents and exceptional skills of young innovators and entrepreneurs at a fair designed to portray and discuss the Town of the Future. Makerstown consists both of an exhibition organised in the form of a fair, the Makers Conference, which includes several interesting panel discussions with eminent EU leaders on the topic of entrepreneurship. Food for Thought Series: a series of roundtable discussions on various relevant issues with numerous experts sharing their opinions and possible solutions to pivotal political and economic questions. In 2017, the Martens Centre received a European Excellence Award in the category of Best Political Congress for one of its flagship projects – the Economic Ideas Forum, in 2018 the Centre won a Digital Communication Award as the Best Digital Channel for its podcast series Europe Out Loud.
The Martens Centre functions as a pan-European platform for member foundations, think tanks and experts from all over Europe that share the values of the Centre and those of the EPP political family. Working with national partners allows the Martens Centre to advocate its main leitmotiv, to bring the European debate where it matters the most: closer to the European public. Academy for the Development of a Democratic Environment, Malta IDL Instituto Amaro da Costa, Portugal Anton Tunega Foundation, Slovakia Barankovics Istvan Foundation, Hungary CDA Research Institute, the Netherlands CEDER Study Centre of CD&V, Belgium Centre for Economic and Social Policy Studies, Belgium Citizens Association for the European Development of Bulgaria, Bulgaria Collins Institute, Ireland Croatian Statehood Foundation, Croatia De Gasperi Foundation, Italy Foundation for a Civic Hungary (P
Terminologia Anatomica is the international standard on human anatomic terminology. It was developed by the Federative Committee on Anatomical Terminology and the International Federation of Associations of Anatomists and was released in 1998, it supersedes Nomina Anatomica. Terminologia Anatomica contains terminology for about 7500 human gross anatomical structures. In April 2011, Terminologia Anatomica was published online by the Federative International Programme on Anatomical Terminologies, the successor of FCAT; the TA divides anatomical structures into the following main categories: General terms Parts of human body Planes and regions General termsCranium Bones of cranium Vertebral column Bones of upper limb Bones of lower limb General termsJoints of skull Vertebral joints Thoracic joint Joints of pelvic girdle Joints of upper limb Joints of lower limb General termsMuscles of head Muscles of neck Muscles of back Muscles of thorax Muscles of abdomen Muscles of upper limb Muscles of lower limb Tendon sheaths and bursae Mouth Fauces Pharynx Oesophagus Stomach Small intestine Large intestine Liver, Gallbladder Pancreas Nose Larynx Trachea Bronchi Lungs Kidney Ureter Urinary bladder Female urethra Male urethra Female internal genitalia Female external genitalia Male internal genitalia Male external genitalia Perineum Source: Pituitary gland Pineal gland Thyroid gland Parathyroid gland Suprarenal gland Pancreatic islets General termsHeart Arteries Veins Lymphatic trunks and ducts Primary lymphoid organs Secondary lymphoid organs Regional lymph nodes General termsCentral nervous system Meninges Spinal cord Brain Medulla oblongata Pons Mesencephalon Cerebellum Diencephalon Telencephalon Peripheral nervous system Cranial nerves Spinal nerves Autonomic nervous system Olfactory organ Eye and related structures Ear Gustatory organ SkinSubcutaneous tissue Terminologia Embryologica Foundational Model of Anatomy International Morphological Terminology Terminologia Anatomica on FIPAT site Terminología Anatómica en español, inglés y latín.
Bahrain has competed in 9 Summer Olympic Games. They have never competed in the Winter Olympic Games. All the Bahraini Olympic medals were won by naturalized African long distance runners; the country's first podium was a bronze in the women's 1500 meters run, by the former Ethiopian Maryam Yusuf Jamal in the 2012 London Summer Olympics. IOC reallocated the medals in Women's 1500 m event due to the disqualification of the gold and silver medallists Aslı Çakır Alptekin and Gamze Bulut, bronze medalist Maryam Yusuf Jamal advanced to the gold. Four years in the 2016 Rio Olympics, two Kenyan women got Bahrain's first gold and silver medals, Ruth Jebet in the 3000m steeplechase and Eunice Kirwa in the marathon. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, the former Moroccan Rashid Ramzi was awarded the gold medal in athletics in men's 1,500 meters but it was stripped due to a doping violation. List of flag bearers for Bahrain at the Olympics Bahrain at the Paralympics "Bahrain". International Olympic Committee.
"Results and Medalists—Bahrain". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee. "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. "Bahrain". Sports-Reference.com