In 2007, at the time of the previous presidential election, the revitalization of France’s foreign policy was one of the issues tackled by the political debates, even though it was marginally. In 2012, things are different, the nostalgia for greatness and the “souci du monde” are submerged by domestic issues. Nonetheless, Politics cannot be ignored. The diplomatic and strategic stakes are not as visible and obvious as those domestics issues but they are most important.
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Il quadro finanziario pluriennale (Qfp) è uno strumento finalizzato a dare coerenza ai bilanci annuali dell’Unione Europea (Ue) per un periodo superiore al singolo anno ed è volto a garantire che le risorse e gli impieghi siano sufficientemente prevedibili.
While Africa and the AU have a long way to go in terms of addressing the causes, triggers and accelerators as well as consequences of conflicts, the AU has, however, shown dramatic increase in its response to the peace and security challenges. Moreover, the AU has also contributed to the surge in democratic profile of Africa and the AU assembly of heads of states.
Nonostante i tentativi di mediazione da parte dell’inviato speciale delle Nazioni Unite, l’ex segretario generale Kofi Annan, la situazione in Siria non accenna a migliorare e la crisi interna si acuisce di giorno in giorno. Il piano proposto da Annan, che dovrebbe essere supportato anche da attori esterni come la Cina e la Russia, prevede sei punti negoziali dai quali far partire i colloqui per una soluzione di quella che ormai rischia di essere una vera e propria guerra civile.
Deeply involved within the highly interconnected flows of today’s global economy, China has not been spared by the financial meltdown spreading from the US since late 2007, witnessing in particular a dramatic short-term drop in its export capacity, which has caused painful business shutdowns and job losses. Migrant workers and young graduates have been hit with particular severity.
Occupy Wall Street, the indignados and the other protest movements that have swept the world after the financial crisis have all aired grievances about inequality and unemployment. The world financial crisis cannot be considered to have impacted neutrally on all income groups and across all types of wealth producing activities. Equally, the measures implemented to tackle the inherent causes of the crisis are affecting differently labor and capital factors.
Brazil in the last decade has experienced high growth and investment rates which have sparked multiple development transformations. In particular, it has reduced its poverty level, increased the equality in the distribution of income and it went through some structural changes. Due to these transformations, the country has managed to weather the effects of the financial crisis better than other areas of the world.
Il prezzo del petrolio è un animale assai lunatico, che si lascia ingabbiare con molta difficoltà dalle previsioni degli esperti. Perfino un’istituzione come la governativa “Energy Information Administra-tion” degli Stati Uniti ha vita durissima a indovinare le quotazioni del barile, anche solo per l’anno successivo :
Aumenta il prezzo del petrolio e ti chiedi chi ci guadagna. A prima vista verrebbe da dire quello che vende. Però, a guardare meglio, la realtà è più sfumata.
After the economic boom in the period 1998-2008, when GDP growth averaged 6.8%, now Russia is recovering from the global crisis faster than most Western economies. Neverthe-less, its recent growth rate of 4% is below-par for an emerg-ing-market economy, and it is not expected to improve.
Russia might have fallen into the so-called “middle-income trap”. The economy of the country is confronted with challenges such as: a declining working-age population, lack of technology, oscillating oil price, reduction of international credit, Europe’s stagnation.