Supachai Panitchpakdi, Secretary-General of the UN Conference on Trade and Development

Alan Mader, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the CFA Institute, and Nitin Mehta, Managing Director of the CFA Institute for EMEA

Nestor Osorio, President of ECOSOC

Rizal Affandi Lukman, Deputy Minister of International Economic and Financial Cooperation of the Republic of Indonesia


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. ...

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...

China Enters the Market

Recently there has been more and more talks about the fact that the unprecedented growth of the Chinese economy is slowing down, and soon the country w...

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 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. ...

Rising Stars on the Global Real Estate Market

Real estate is playing an increasingly important role in global investments, and wealthy people are looking for new alternative areas for investing the...

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...

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...

South Stream Swims Against the Current

The South Stream project is a very topical issue, as it determines Europe′s prospects for energy security. Not so long ago, the project was subje...