Category Archives: Economy

Avoiding to get Water at the price of gold #1 Global risks landscape

Last year the media in Belgium had to bring warnings about the availability of water and requested people to use water scarcely. In February and March again a water alert went out, not about having to much water, like one … Continue reading

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How We Can Make the World a Better Place by 2030

Can we end hunger and poverty, halt climate change and achieve gender equality in the next 15 years? The governments of the world think we can. Meeting at the UN in September 2015, they agreed to a new set of … Continue reading

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Shifting towards a cleaner economy

Around the world many countries are trying to shift towards a cleaner economy, moving away from a reliance on energy produced by fossil fuels, such as coal and gas, towards a more sustainable supply by ramping up renewable energy sources, … Continue reading

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Going for sustainable development

People should know they all should join hands to make sure that we can survive in nice surroundings where nobody is afraid to seek to strengthen universal peace in larger freedom. People should recognise that eradicating poverty in all its … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers reaching retirement age, Demographic trends and New blood from abroad

Europe has to face the inevitable effect of the extra-large baby boom generation hitting retirement age and stepping away from the work force. For many years, economists from Europe and America have spoken of Japan and Western Europe as places … Continue reading

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Les partis politiques s’engagent à élever le revenu minimum au-dessus du seuil de pauvreté européen et réformer le statut cohabitant

Dans le cadre des élections fédérales du 26 mai, le Réseau belge du revenu minimum (BMIN) a organisé le 28 mars un grand débat politique sur l’une des mesures les plus importantes pour sortir les gens de la pauvreté : … Continue reading

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Establishment of a European Pillar of Social Rights

Pursuant to Article 3 of the Treaty on European Union, the aims of the Union are inter alia to promote the well-being of its peoples and to work for the sustainable development of Europe based on balanced economic growth and … Continue reading

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Race to the bottom of refugee rights in European Union #1 Danish an Swedish view

Last Thursday at the public hearing on the European Pillar of Social Rights I had to believe my ears when I heard the Danish speaker MS Christiane Misslbeck-Winberg, director European and International Affairs, confederation of Danish employers, and Swedish speaker … Continue reading

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2016 economics (addition)

Forgotten part to the review of economics for 2016 – 2017 March 4 EU ramped up campaign against corporate tax avoidance, Belgium ordering to recoup €700m tax, whilst Clinton in January planned a 4% tax on Y.S. wealthy. The decision itself … Continue reading

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2016 economics

From the box of unpublished material In 2016 Greece itself made little progress with politically difficult measures to overhaul its public finances, the country remains mired in crisis and in debt. At the heart of it all, from the IMF’s … Continue reading

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