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Reform of Global Gouvernance as a matter of urgency – The Euro-BRICS rapprochement at the service of the system’s upgrade or as a matrix of a new model ?

Strategic note, derived from the 4th Euro-BRICS seminar (Moscow, May 23-24th 2013) 04/07/2013 SEMINAR’S FULL REPORT RECOMMANDATIONS AUX DIRIGEANTS DU G20, EN AMONT DU SOMMET DE ST PETERSBOURG Chinese translation of the Strategic Note Portuguese translation of the Strategic Note Russian translation of the Strategic Note The crisis of legitimacy ...

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3rd Euro-BRICS Seminar (Cannes, Sept. 27-28, 2012) – Programme

26/09/2012 REPORT Euro-BRICS 2012-2014: Towards a set of thematic cooperation networks based on a specific political-diplomatic framework organized by LEAP in partnership with MGIMO PROGRAMME Thursday 27/09/2012 – Towards the development of Euro-BRICS thematic networks (Salle Estérel 1) 09.00 – 09.30 Welcome 09.30 – 10.00 Opening . Welcome word by ...

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What agenda for a Euro-BRICS summit by 2015? – The Euro-Russian strategic partnership at the service of a BRICS-EU meeting between now and 2015?

  Executive summary* – 5th GlobalEurope EU-Russia Seminar (Moscow, May 23-24, 2011) 28/06/2011   During two days, academics, experts and diplomats from Russia, EU, India, China, Brazil and South-Africa [1] were gathered in the framework of the 5th GlobalEurope EU-Russia on the theme « Which agenda for a Euro-Brics Summit by ...

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What agenda for a Euro-BRICS summit by 2015?

5th GlobalEurope EU-Russia Seminar, May 23-24, 2011 (MGIMO, Moscow, Russia) 28/05/2011   organized jointly by the Laboratoire Européen d’Anticipation Politique (LEAP), “Russkiy Mir” Foundation and the European Studies Institute of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) in partnership with the Europe 2020 network and in cooperation with the ...

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We can’t go on like this: Greek debt crisis and the euro

by Prof. Loukas Tsoukalis* 04/03/2010 As the drama unfolds and the plot thickens, new actors join the stage and the tension rises. Purgation, or catharsis, releases emotions at the final stage of Greek tragedies. We may soon find out what form this will take in the real life drama the ...

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European Commission: Ten disastrous years since the big 1999-crisis

by Franck Biancheri, Newropeans President 11/09/2009 As the debate rages over Manuel Barroso’s renewal at the head of the European Commission, everyone seems to forget that this year is also the 10th anniversary of Santer’s Commission collective resignation on grounds of ill-management and corruption scandals. According to Newropeans, and to ...

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LEAP/E2020 research and training programme «Europe. Anticipation. Strategy»

October 2009 – May 2010 (University Paris-La Sorbonne) 26/06/2009     At the start of the new academic year (2009-2010), Laboratoire Européen d’Anticipation Politique (LEAP) and Paris-Sorbonne’s University’s Doctoral School of “Modern and Contemporary History” launch a research programme entitled “Europe. Anticipation. Strategy”. Rythm: The programme consists of: . a ...

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South America – United States : Towards a new regional order

  by Hector R. Sanchez, Argentina 26/06/2009   Background Since their birth the United States had two different foreign policies. Whereas they related to Europe as a peer, in America they developed a policy of expansion [1] and intervention [2] in competition with Great Britain. The US stated the Monroe Doctrine in ...

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Towards a sound economy

By Rudo de Ruijter* 06/06/2009 Sometimes money is compared with the blood of the economy. The credit crisis painfully demonstrated, that the economy depends on a permanent infusion of credits. As soon as the banks deliver a bit less credit, enterprises fail and the mass dismissals succeed each other. We ...

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New priorities for the future EU-Russia Strategic partnership

Executive summary – Seminar GlobalEurope 2020 (Moscow, December 18-19, 2008) 23/02/2009 TABLE OF CONTENTS I- Preamble II- Strategic and operational perspective III- Work synthesis Introduction 1. EU-Russia strategic cooperation in the field of finance and economy: how to contribute to found a new sound and balanced economic and financial order? ...

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3rd GlobalEurope EU-Russia Anticipation Seminar / ’New priorities for the future EU-Russia Strategic partnership’

Moscow (MGIMO), December 18th-19th, 2008 07/01/2009 Co- organised by European Study Institute of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and Laboratoire européen d’Anticipation Politique (LEAP/E2020) Preamble The world is going through a historic crisis putting an end to the systems and powers which dominated the world since the ...

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Arab world – Moving Forward in Uncertain Times!

by Harry Hagopian * 30/05/2008 Much is happening across the Arab World. Only today, for instance, many of us woke up to learn that Lebanon’s erstwhile protagonists had drawn back from the precipice by concluding an agreement in Qatar that shuns war and toils for peace. In this article, therefore, ...

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Can a Shelf Agreement Anchor Israel’s Security Demands

Can a Shelf Agreement Anchor Israel’s Security Demands by Reut Institute (partner) 26/03/2008 Israel’s position regarding its security demands, which entail undermining the sovereignty of a Palestinian state, narrows the chances for reaching an agreement. Essence of Warning During negotiations with the Palestinians in 1999-2001, Israel presented a number of ...

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Reemergence of political archaism in Europe: Towards a French te

by Franck Biancheri 02/05/2007 We Europeans have been, in the XXth century, from East to West of our continent, the actors of dreadful historical tragedies perpetrated in the name of modernity while in fact they were the contemporary expression of the most ancestral archaism. Repression, brutality, manipulation, extermination, conflict, division, ...

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USA – Political and military consequences of the US mid-term election

Abstract GEAB N°9 (November 16, 2006) 14/03/2007 Political consequences: Towards an aggravation of US leadership weaknesses (leaders facing a loss of legitimacy, economic context of recession, diplomatic deadlock in Iraq/Iran/North Korea…) The recent choice by American voters, who have violently rejected the policy followed for six years, is nothing other ...

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Cost, abuse and danger of the dollar

by Rudo de Ruijter 06/03/2007 Those who use dollars outside the US continuously pay a contribution to the US. It comes in the form of an inflation of 1.25 million dollars per minute. This is the result of the fast increase of the US foreign debt. Half of all US’ ...

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Book Vision 2020

  25/10/2006   VISION 2020 : Reinventing Europe 2005-2020 A book remarked ever since its first publishing in June 2002 Jean Guyot, First financial director of the European Coal and Steel Community and former collaborator of Jean Monnet, prefaced the book. President of the Hippocrène Foundation, the first financial director ...

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Civil society and the European Union institutions

By Marco Caselli 06/10/2006   I Introduction The paper presents some preliminary results and reflections arising from an ongoing research project on the role – actual and potential – of civil society in the construction and consolidation of the European Union, in the latter’s life and functioning, and in the ...

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ISRAEL 2020: Two scenarios at the heart of Israel’s future

Abstract GEAB N°7 16/09/2006 LEAP/E2020 founds two scenarios of the future of Israel on the description of seven breakpoint parameters The summer 2006 Lebanon-Israel crisis has made it possible to identify more precisely the parameters which from now on will define the regional equation of the Middle East. In its ...

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