The entire planet has been affected by the Coronavirus. In some continents, the population has been victim of poverty and of the backwardness of public health systems, or of leaders who have fallen into panic and populism. In other countries, the population has been victim of apparently perfect organizational systems. But unable to react quickly
Europe has launched an unprecedented bailout plan in EU history. The crisis triggered by the new Coronavirus is worse than the crisis of 2008 and the measures launched are only the beginning.
Last discussions and vote of the two branches of the British Parliament to decide whether it will be or not an abrupt Brexit. Hundreds of European “laws” may suddenly expire at midnight on February 1st. Large movements in financial markets and major concerns among companies. Government loses three times in the House of Lords
Avec le nouvel axe ferroviaire transcontinental eurasiatique, l’Asie centrale se retrouve désenclavée. L’Union européenne peut y trouver un atout majeur pour la réussite de la mise en œuvre de sa nouvelle “Stratégie pour un partenariat renforcé UE Asie Centrale“ adoptée lors du Conseil européen du 17 Juin 2019.
Sylvie Goulard, proposed by Emmanuel Macron for the french position of EU Commissioner, did not pass the examination of the Members of the European Parliament, last Thursday in Brussels. It was her second hearing, as the first did not finish better. Reassured by her important friends in the European institutions, because she was MEP within
Ultime discussioni e voto dei due rami del Parlamento britannico per decidere se sarà un’uscita brusca oppure senza scossoni. Centinaia di “leggi” europee potranno decadere di colpo alla mezzanotte del prossimo 1º febbraio. Grandi movimenti dei mercati finanziari e grandi preoccupazioni tra gli industriali. Il governo sotto tre volte alla Camera dei Lord (dove i Conservatori non hanno la maggioranza).
La liaison ferroviaire transcontinentale eurasienne prend de plus en plus une dimension stratégique: les lignes multiple de liaison existant entre l’Europe et la Chine, ainsi que le projet EATL de la Commission économique pour l’Europe des Nations unies (CEE-ONU) et de la Commission économique et sociale des Nations unies pour l’Asie et le Pacifique (CESAP), concernent en effet dix-huit États de la région eurasiatique. Dix-huit États qui vont prospérer d’avantage, grâce aux investissement en infrastructures et aux échanges.
No Brexit till January 2020
EU decided a new eco-design measures for products such as refrigerators, washing machines, dishwashers and televisions. This could reduce your bill energy by €150/year, which will be added to the €285/year reduction already planned starting from 2020. Improving the eco-design of products contributes to implementing the “Energy efficiency first” principle of the EU’s Energy Union priority
The European Parliament voted to condemn funds to Marine Le Pen’s Front National party of France, possible funds to Matteo Salvini’s Lega Party of Italy and to Freedom Party of Austria.