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2016-2020 – Birth of global governance alongside the emergence of a new currency: new SDR paves the way to Globalisation and impacts the American dollar (Excerpt GEAB September 2016)

The world has been seeking a substitute for its reliance on the dollar since 2008. The dependency has been so strong, that it has taken almost a decade for a solution to be drafted. Strangely, this solution came from an institution perceived by some as obsolete, until China took the ...

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Rising Powers and International Security: the BRICS and the Syrian Conflict, by Adriana Erthal Abdenur

Some rising powers, including the BRICS states (Brazil, Russia, India, China,and South Africa), have openly contested certain international security norms, for instance challenging the tendency to invoke humanitarian protection to carry out military intervention. However, the relevance of rising powers, and especially coalitions of such states, to specific conflicts remains ...

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3rd Euro-BRICS Seminar (Cannes, Sept. 27-28, 2012) – Programme

REPORT Euro-BRICS 2012-2014: Towards a set of thematic cooperation networks based on a specific political-diplomatic framework organized by LEAP in partnership with MGIMO PROGRAMME Thursday 27/09/2012 – Towards the development of Euro-BRICS thematic networks (Salle Estérel 1) 09.00 – 09.30 Welcome 09.30 – 10.00 Opening . Welcome word by Marie-Hélène ...

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New priorities for the future EU-Russia Strategic partnership

Executive summary – Seminar GlobalEurope 2020 (Moscow, December 18-19, 2008) TABLE OF CONTENTS I- Preamble II- Strategic and operational perspective III- Work synthesis Introduction 1. EU-Russia strategic cooperation in the field of finance and economy: how to contribute to found a new sound and balanced economic and financial order? 2. ...

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‘New priorities for the future EU-Russia Strategic partnership’

3rd GlobalEurope EU-Russia Anticipation Seminar Moscow (MGIMO), December 18th-19th, 2008 Presentation Co- organised by European Study Institute of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and Laboratoire européen d’Anticipation Politique (LEAP/E2020) Preamble The world is going through a historic crisis putting an end to the systems and powers which ...

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Cost, abuse and danger of the dollar, by Rudo de Ruijter

Those who use dollars outside the US continuously pay a contribution to the US. It comes in the form of an inflation of 1.25 million dollars per minute. This is the result of the fast increase of the US foreign debt. Half of all US’ imports are simply added to ...

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EU Borders – The end of the myth of eternal enlargement

abstract GEAB N°6 16/06/2006 Turkey-Ukraine, two countries which will not join the EU / The Balkans, last enlargement of the next 20 years / Russia, the key to solve the EU-Turkey problem The increasing difficulties of the process of Turkey entering the European Union contrasts with the progressive entry “piece ...

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The future of EU-Asia relations

GlobalEurope 2020 (London, Sept. 29, 2004) – Speech of H.E. Edgardo B. Espiritu, Philippine Ambassador to the Court of St. James’s 29/09/2004   I would like to thank the organizers and the hosts of this Seminar for inviting me to participate in this very interesting seminar aimed at deepening our ...

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Seminar GlobalEurope 6 / EU-Asia

London (Foreign Office, Locarno Room), September 29, 2004 29/09/2004 Organised in partnership with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office Seminar’s executive summary Concept Geographical and cultural distance are two fundamental parameters which have always characterised the relations between Europe and Asia. Indeed the road is long leading from one to the ...

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EU-Latin America: Inter-regional investment dynamics

  by Ricardo Migueis 18/07/2004   A new era in inter-regional investment dynamics and a new a priority for the 2007-2013 community support framework have been launched. After the implementation of the Plan Real in 1994, providing the needed macroeconomic stability to Brazilian government, the same trend is taking place ...

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Seminar GlobalEurope 5 / EU-Latin America

  Lisbon (Belem Cultural Centre), July 9, 2004 09/07/2004   Organised in partnership with the Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Seminar’s executive summary Concept Geographical remoteness and cultural proximity: such is the paradox on which relations between Europe and Latin America are based. From Spanish and Portuguese conquest to creation ...

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What common EU policy towards Africa?

  Executive summary – Seminar GlobalEurope 2020 / EU-Africa (Brussels, May 5, 2004) 18/05/2004   When the European Communities were founded in 1957, the vast majority of the African continent was still part of the European colonial empires. This tells a lot on how ancient EU-African relations are. Africa is ...

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A European proposal for an exit strategy from Iraq

  by Franck Biancheri 17/05/2004   In the present circumstances Iraq has no way out from chaos. Quite the contrary : everyday seems to bring even more confusion and sense of tragedy : militia fights, jail abuses, terrorist attacks, bitter oppositions within the US, soaring human and financial costs of US occupation, ...

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Seminar GlobalEurope 4 / EU-Africa

Brussels (Egmont Palace), May 5, 2004 05/05/2004 Organised in partnership with the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Seminar’s executive summary Concept Relations between Europe and Africa are very ancient. Contrary to most other regions in the word, the EU has for itself a rather long experience of relation to African ...

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What common EU policy towards Russia by 2020?

Executive summary – Seminar GlobalEurope 2020 / UE-Russia (Warsaw, March 12, 2004) 27/03/2004 Europe 2020 chose to sum up the seminar’s discussion in 5 bullet-points – 3 key-ideas and 2 propositions: 1- Russia is no longer a threat for the EU for the coming decades. It is on a contrary ...

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Seminar GlobalEurope 3 / EU-CIS

  Warsaw (Foksal Palace), March 12, 2004 12/03/2004   Organised in partnership with the Diplomatic Academy of Poland Seminar’s executive summary Concept After the enlargement Russia will become an important direct neighbour of the European Union. Though this situation represents no change at all for the majority of new members ...

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The United Nations and New York

by Belisarius 02/03/2004 As a sign of the times, the United Nations building in New York, a post-war legacy, needs to be thoroughly renovated. It is not (only) a question of removing the microphones of Blair, Bush and others. Almost 60 years after its conception, while the silhouette remains elegant, ...

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Sustaining the Transatlantic Bridge

by Brian Murphy 15/12/2003   The transatlantic relationship has experienced a period of turbulence that has generated questions about its durability and relevance. The New Transatlantic Agenda (1995) sought to maintain a healthy partnership when it launched a series of citizen-level dialogues to build bridges across the Atlantic. These dialogues, ...

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What common policy of the EU towards the Arab World in 2020?

Executive summary – Seminar GlobalEurope 2020 EU/Arab world (Paris, October 14, 2003) 28/10/2003 The EU’s future common policy towards the Arab World will have to follow a very innovative direction compared to the existing bilateral relations built up by Member-States in the past decades or centuries. Combining objective factors (suchas ...

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Seminar GlobalEurope 1 / EU-Arab world

Paris (Centre Kléber), October 14, 2003 14/10/2003 Organised in partnership with the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs — > Seminar’s executive summary Concept If one word was to define Euro-Arab relations, this word would be “intimacy”, i.e. with all the ambiguity the word conveys: feeling of proximity and mutual knowledge on ...

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Making Enlargement succeed or: how to complete the EU’s Eastern expansion

by Kilian Strauss 30/06/2003   Introduction Europe needs buzzwords to function. After terms like ’Maastricht’ and the ’Single Market’, two issues have come to dominate the European political debate over the last few years : the Euro and Enlargement. Both are equally important projects on the way to closer European integration, ...

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