Plator Avdiu is Researcher at the Kosovar Centre for Security Studies (KCSS), a Kosovo-based think tank specialized in the security area. Since 2014, he is engaged in national and regional projects led by KCSS on the topics of police and defence integrity, Kosovo’s membership into Euro-Atlantic structures and international security organizations as well as on Horizon 2020 projects of the European Commission. He is author and co-author of several publications and research analysis of the KCSS on security and defence related topics.
Risultati della ricerca:
Transporting goods by container was one of the most dramatic shapers of globalisation because it let businesses and consumers in North America and Europe benefit from far cheaper labour and production costs in other parts of the world. The development of the world’s major shipping routes, from East Asia to Europe, and from East Asia to the US, in turn enabled the rise in just in time.
2020 has been an exceptional year on many fronts, including international shipping routes. Following a first semester of deadlock, China has dominated global exchanges in the second half of 2020. Hence, the lockdowns in several European countries during this period has increased foreign demand for Chinese goods, including electronic devices and house appliances.
The ever-increasing size and cargo volumes for commercial vessels require ports to be growingly digital, sustainable and connected. These requirements highlight the complexity of today’s port infrastructure and define the competitive environment. 5G, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, autonomous transport and blockchain technology are the necessary tools of this competition. However, to become more efficient and handle higher volumes of goods, it is not enough to adopt these technologies.
Gli effetti negativi della pandemia sul traffico commerciale dei porti sono stati rilevanti in tutto il mondo. Gli analisti hanno stimato, per i primi quattro mesi del 2020, una riduzione media, a livello globale del 4,5%, (a Shanghai il traffico container è calato dell’8,5%, a Rotterdam del 4,7%, (Fonte Smr). Il traffico crocieristico è addirittura crollato al 70-80%.
Le dimensioni delle navi e i volumi di carico in continuo aumento impongono porti sempre più digitali, sostenibili, e connessi. Definizioni che evidenziano aspetti diversi della complessità delle attuali infrastrutture portuali, e definiscono il contesto competitivo. 5G, Internet of Things, Intelligenza Artificiale, trasporto autonomo e tecnologia blockchain sono gli strumenti necessari di questa competizione.
Tourism activity represents a considerable part of the economy in Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Greece.The sector accounts for between 6% and 8% of these countries’ GDP directly and for further 8% to 13% indirectly, representing a major component of services exports.
In 2020, the pandemic upset our lives and upended the world as we know it – and Europe with it. EU Member States launched an unprecedented €750 billion Next Generation EU recovery package, but then bickered on how to use its funds, or whether to tie them to the respect of the rule of law. Meanwhile, big powers were on the move: from the United States where a newly elected President promises to rekindle diplomacy by “bringing America back” to multilateral forums, to an increasingly assertive China and a looming Russia.
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Il 2021 si apre con la prospettiva di nuove elezioni, che si terranno il 23 marzo, diventando così il quarto round in due anni. Il governo uscente si era insediato a maggio 2020 sotto la guida congiunta del primo ministro Benjamin Netanyahu, leader del Likud, e del ministro della Difesa Benny Gantz, di Kahol Lavan.