Tag: World

Looking towards a beacon in #Africa

Looking towards a beacon in #Africa

| November 7, 2018

This week in Brussels the focus is on Africa-EU relations at the S&Ds with Africa week-long event.  Delegates will discuss the challenges that we face together and highlight our shared vision of a future governed by the principles of cooperation and freedom.  As the Nigerian election approaches in February 2019, we are reminded that the […]

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Working together for a safer world: Support #Taiwan’s participation as an Observer in #INTERPOL

Working together for a safer world: Support #Taiwan’s participation as an Observer in #INTERPOL

| November 7, 2018

Transnational crime is on the rise. Law enforcement agencies worldwide can only be effective against this trend where there are strong ties and efficient cooperation. It is for this reason that Taiwan must be allowed observer status in the International Criminal Police Organisation INTERPOL – writes Tsai Tsan-Po, Commissioner, Criminal Investigation Bureau, Republic of China […]

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#China – Failing #Climate leadership

#China – Failing #Climate leadership

| October 30, 2018

Katowice is ramping up to host this year’s UN Climate Change Conference (or COP24) in early December – but it will be the Chinese delegation and not the bustling Polish city that will be the centre of global attention. The conference comes fast on the heels of a recent IPCC report released earlier this month […]

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#Kazakhstan president sets out vision at ASEM Summit

#Kazakhstan president sets out vision at ASEM Summit

| October 21, 2018

The 12th ASEM Summit (ASEM12) was held on 18-19 October 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. The summit brought together the heads of state or government of 51 European and Asian countries, representatives of the European Union, and the Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The summit was chaired by European Council President […]

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The Last of da Vinci’s Secrets: From King Louis XII to Freeport King Yves Bouvier

The Last of da Vinci’s Secrets: From King Louis XII to Freeport King Yves Bouvier

| September 21, 2018

The art world eagerly awaits the unveiling of “Salvator Mundi”, the last da Vinci masterpiece, indefinitely postponed by the recently opened Louvre Abu Dhabi, where it is currently on long-term loan from the Emirate’s Department of Culture and Tourism.  The reason behind the delay remains unknown, adding yet more mystery to the enigmatic story of […]

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EU gross box office topped EUR 7 billion in 2017 for third year running

EU gross box office topped EUR 7 billion in 2017 for third year running

| July 16, 2018

  Based on provisional data, cumulative GBO in the EU Member States topped the EUR 7 billion benchmark once again, reaching an estimated EUR 7.02 billion in 2017. While dropping 0.3% on the previous year, this still represents – not adjusted for inflation – the third highest level ever recorded. With the pan-European average ticket […]

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Is #Car Leasing a New Lifestyle Choice?

Is #Car Leasing a New Lifestyle Choice?

| May 14, 2018

Car leasing is becoming an increasingly popular trend these days for families many reasons.  Of course, this kind of decision depends on your personal circumstances and individual preferences, but leasing a car could be the perfect lifestyle choice for you for the following benefits. Lower Monthly Repayments If you would have to fund your personal […]

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