The High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development concluded its third annual meeting today with speakers welcoming proposed sweeping reforms to the United Nations development system, warning of the impact of climate change, and calling for faster implementation of the Sustainable …Continue reading
The Donald Trump presidency in the US harkens to a period when protectionism dominated world politics. He heralds the revival of supremacy that invigorates his base through a hegemonic exhibition of exclusion and admonishment congruently derailing allies and foes.
The …Continue reading
Ministers and high‑level representatives today adopted a series of conclusions and recommendations on financing for development and the means of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as the Economic and Social Council’s forum on financing for development entered its …Continue reading
rade relations are changing globally. As regional groupings are disrupted and reformed, global value chains contract, protectionism creeps in and the digital economy strengthens, old hat trading portfolios look increasingly out-dated. Without a doubt, enthusiasm for multilateralism has waned …Continue reading
EU and Japan finalise Economic Partnership Agreement
The EU and Japan reached this morning an agreement on the final details of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). The deal has now been endorsed by Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and Japanese
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Déplacements et visites
Lundi 25 septembre 2017
General Affairs Council (GAC), in Brussels
President Jean-Claude Juncker receives the members of the European Affairs Committee of the Dutch Senate.
President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Ms
By Habib Siddiqui
The two-day annual meeting of the G20—the leaders of the world’s 19 wealthiest nations plus the European Union — has wrapped up in Hamburg, Germany with a closing speech from its host. The G-20 comprises Argentina, Australia, …Continue reading