Africa’s development aspirations have always rested on the possibilities and policies inherent in achieving rapid industrialisation. Africans believe that key interventions in industrial policy would lay the foundation for sustained growth, business and job creation. In contemporary China, African policy makers seem to have found a development partner whose interests, experiences and capacities match these continental ambitions.
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Nuove tensioni tra Grecia e Turchia nell’Egeo Meridionale. La marina greca è in allerta per una missione turca di esplorazione energetica al largo di Kastellorizo: riparte la sfida per il gas nel Mediterraneo Orientale.
Al termine di quattro giorni di negoziato serrato, in cui l’Europa intera è sembrata in scacco dei cosiddetti ‘frugali’, il Consiglio Europeo riunito a Bruxelles approda a una bozza di intesa. L’ammontare complessivo del Recovery Fund sarà di 750 miliardi: 390 di contributi a fondo perduto e 360 di prestiti. Rimangono gli ‘sconti’ concessi ad alcuni paesi su quanto dovranno versare nel bilancio Ue.
Dopo mesi di videoconferenze e incontri in streaming, i capi di Stato e di governo europei si sono rivisti per la prima volta di persona a Bruxelles in un Consiglio europeo straordinario convocato per il 17 e 18 luglio. Ma due giorni non sono bastati e lunedì 20 sono ancora a Bruxelles per cercare un faticoso compromesso.
After an uncertain political transition following the 2011 revolts, Egypt seems ready to reshape its geopolitical role in the Mediterranean area and fulfil its geostrategic goals, always maintaining their national security principle to be an essential objective of its domestic and foreign policy. The two main closely and interconnected scenarios, where the country’s strategic ambitions are projected, move from Libya to the contested waters of the Eastern Mediterranean.
The dynamics of the Mediterranean region are increasingly affected by the interplay of the US, Russian, and Chinese efforts to strengthen their respective regional positions. Since the years of the second Obama administration, the US disengagement has led to a greater Russian and Chinese presence and to the growth of their influence at political, economic, and military levels.
When the new coronavirus (COVID-19) broke out in Wuhan, China, in late 2019, nobody, not even the World Health Organization (WHO), knew how far-reaching and devastating it would be. COVID-19 has exposed the limitations of the power of humans and rendered powerful states powerless. As the world’s scientists are racing to find a vaccine, countries are struggling to adjust to the “new normal.”
The COVID-19 pandemic is not just a health emergency but a multi-dimensional crisis for Afghanistan, casting “a huge shadow” over daily lives, Deborah Lyons, newly appointed head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan told the Security Council on Thursday, June 25.
After 6-years of rapid development, China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has entered a new era in terms of quality development. In this grand picture, cities acting as sub-state actors along the BRI, have gained new momentum for displaying geographic significance and economic attractiveness. This paper intends to define cities’ role in the joint promotion of BRI, exemplify how cities will prosper in the process and explore new opportunities of investment after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Most countries along the BRI are developing countries and emerging economies. They account for 31 percent of the global GDP, but constitute about 62 percent of world’s population(1). At the same time, the ecological environment is very fragile, due to the distribution of most of the global biodiversity hotspots(2). 58 percent of the world’s deserts are also concentrated in this area(3). In a certain sense, the historical Silk Road is also an international transmission channel for dust and pollutants(4).