Marta Bonifert, the Executive Director of REC

Alejandro Jara, Deputy Director-General of the WTO

Koji Nakao, President of the Japan Federation of Medical Devices Associations, Chairman of Terumo Corporation

Wu Hongbo, Under-Secretary-General of the UN for Economic and Social Affairs


The New Capital of Terrorism

Two and a half years ago, when the last coalition forces left Iraq, U.S. President Barack Obama said that Americans were "leaving behind a sovereign, s...

The Cost of Corruption

Corruption everywhere inhibits economic growth and hinders the development of the private sector. Research conducted by the World Economic Forum (WEF) ...

The Abduction of Europe

The global economy is experiencing the most serious test of its strength since the end of World War II. It is obvious that the old system is now gone. ...

New Development Bank: a case of joy or of concern

On July 15th leaders of the BRICS nations have agreed to establish a New Development Bank (NDB) while attending the group summit in Fortaleza, Brazil. ...

Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC UN is granted to World Organization of Creditors

Economic and Social Council at its Coordination and management meeting in New-York, USA adopted the recommendation of the Committee on Non-Governmental...

An Economic NATO

In the previous issue we wrote about one of the most ambitious U.S. integration projects: the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Given the growing import...

Why Rush To Join Europe?

On June 27 the EU signed an Association Agreement with three post-Soviet states: Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia. Traditionally, the EU uses Association ...

Canadian oil ambitions

Ever since the shale gas revolution in the US that has received its recognition in the second half of 2000s, the majority of global energy experts have...

Taiwan: Challenges and Opportunities

A strong economy is particularly important for Taiwan, as its political autonomy is heavily dependent on economic stability. Taiwan’s Directorate...