Economic system

How the courage of young people created a strong post-pandemic socio-economic system in Ghana

It is one of the 38 winning blogs of the Blog4Dev 2021 competition, the World Bank’s annual writing competition in Africa, inviting young people to express themselves on a subject essential to the economic development of their country. Blog4Dev winners answered the question: How can young people work with their governments and civil society organizations […]

Economic integration

Regional economic integration with the CAR is the key to development and prosperity: Envoy from Kyrgyzstan

ISLAMABAD, Aug 22 (APP): Ambassador of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan to Pakistan Ulanbek Totuiaev said on Sunday that regional economic and trade integration through connectivity with the Central Asian Republics (CAR) is key development and prosperity throughout the region. The Ambassador said that peace and socio-political harmony in Afghanistan is important for prosperity across the […]

Economic integration

The African Union works for political and economic integration

This year’s Africa Day message from the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, affirms the organization’s commitment to political and economic integration among member states. He cites the free movement of people, goods and services among his flagship projects for 2016. This year’s Africa Day message from the Chairperson of the African Union […]

Economic integration

Emirates news agency – Economic Integration Committee holds 7th virtual meeting

ABU DHABI, August 17, 2021 (WAM) – The Economic Integration Committee held its seventh virtual meeting, chaired by Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri, Minister of Economy. The meeting was attended by Dr Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, […]

Economic integration

State Department: United States fully supports regional economic integration in the Balkans

US Department of State; Photo: Flickr / NCinDC BELGRADE – The United States fully supports efforts in the Western Balkans to deepen and strengthen inclusive regional economic integration in accordance with European Union rules and standards, a State Department spokesperson told the Serbian branch of Voice of America. This media asked the State Department to […]

Economic integration

Are Turkish environmental groups the only ones to criticize the Beijing-Ankara economic integration? Global voices

Illustration by Giovana Fleck based on EMBA promotional images. China’s biggest investment in Turkey – a key part of its Belt and Road (BRI) initiative – is a coal-fired power plant located in Adana, south-central Turkey, called the Central Power Plant. ‘Emba Hunutlu. While the Turkish government supports the project and sees it as a […]

Economic integration

Colombia urgently needs help for the economic integration of Venezuelan immigrants

Source: Schneyder Mendoza, Agence France-Presse / Getty Images The emblem of Colombia, the Estatuto de Protección Temporal (Temporary Protected Status, or TPS) for Venezuelan migrants and refugees – announced by Iván Duque’s government earlier this year – has relieved many Venezuelans in Colombia who need legal status to find employment, getting access to the public […]

Economic justice

As unemployment benefits end in 26 states, economic justice movement turns to long-term solutions

The governors of 26 states have already ended additional federal unemployment benefits, and the rest are expected to expire in early September, unless Congress takes action to extend them. (Creative Commons) After more than a year of dealing with the economic fallout caused by COVID-19, several things have become clear: the pandemic has disproportionately affected […]