Narrowing the Education Gap and Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS)

Narrowing the Education Gap and Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS)

by Toby Pughe FCII and Kirill K. Savrassov     With the BRI, new infrastructure have been constructed. But natural disasters can threaten large infrastructure projects and create financial turmoil in developing countries along the new Silk Road. Insurance-Linked Securities can mitigate this risk, but local authorities need to know more about this tool. The protection […]

ANALYSIS OF CONFLICTS ARISING FROM THE BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE

ANALYSIS OF CONFLICTS ARISING FROM THE BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE

by Giulio Stefano Ravot University of Cagliari, Trinity College Dublin   Seven years have passed since the launch of the BRI, ipso facto several authors have questioned, even critically, how the disputes arising from the Chinese initiative should be managed and resolved. In this sense, a quote of Professor Malik Dahlan from Queen Mary University of […]

“China will remain a global leader in many fields”

“China will remain a global leader in many fields”

by Marcela GANEA   Dumitru-Dorin Prunariu, retired astronaut and former president of the Association of Space Explorers has recently been an online speaker during the 3rd China Space Conference and China International Commercial Space Online Symposium, an event organized by FutureSpace Institute and supervised by China National Space Administration together with other Chinese Space organizations. […]

Pelješac bridge – an interesting case of infrastructure project under the Belt and Road, funded with EU money

Pelješac bridge – an interesting case of infrastructure project under the Belt and Road, funded with EU money

By Marcela GANEA   Between 10-12 April 2019, in Dubrovnik, the 8th edition of the 16+1 CEEC-China summit took place and Li Keqiang, the Chinese Prime Minister, was present. Apart from meetings with the Croatian officials, bilateral meetings, the press conference and formal statements, one interesting moment took place on 11 April when Andrej Plenković, […]

The new phase of the Belt and Road Initiative- framed as a threat

The new phase of the Belt and Road Initiative- framed as a threat

Some Western critics project the Belt and Road Initiative and its projects as being “non-transparent”, “undermining EU regulations” and supporting “illiberal regimes in Eastern Europe”. As a result, there has been a move from rhetorical criticism to a “call for action” against Belt and Road projects, such as an appeal for stricter regulations and imposing […]

The Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates in Bucharest: “With Hodeidah port restored, chances for a political solution are increasing”

The Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates in Bucharest: “With Hodeidah port restored, chances for a political solution are increasing”

The Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates in Bucharest: “With Hodeidah port restored, chances for a political solution are increasing”   by Marcela GANEA   On 13 June, the “Golden Victory” operation began in Yemen after the deadline set by the United Arab Emirates for the Houthis to release Hodeidah port under their control expired. […]

The Qatari hostages’ affair may have affected the relations among the Gulf countries

The Qatari hostages’ affair may have affected the relations among the Gulf countries

  At the end of April, The Washington Post was writing in detail about the mechanism by which the 25 Qatari hostages, including 9 members of the royal family, kidnapped by gunmen in a desert area in Iraq near the Saudi border in December 2015 during a hunting trip, were released after 17 months, in […]

On The Latest Chinese Space Research – 2018

On The Latest Chinese Space Research – 2018

According to Dumitru-Dorin Prunariu, the first Romanian astronaut, former president of ASE- the Association of the Space Explorers (the professional association of astronauts), and former chairman of UN COPUOS (Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space) between 2010-2012 , “China is strikingly advanced in space activities and focused on manned human space flights”. Prunariu […]

Sharjah brings together global leaders and communication experts

Sharjah brings together global leaders and communication experts

Effective government communication plays a role in sustainable development The Emirate of Sharjah reminds us that governmental communication mechanisms are part of good geopolitical relations and a first step to solve mankind’s major current problems, collectively denominated as Sustainable Development Goals by the UN: zero hunger, good health and well-being, quality education, gender equality, clean […]

His Excellency Talal M. Al-Hajeri: “We want to take advantage of the significant role played by Romania at regional and international levels and to work together for peace and security around the world”

His Excellency Talal M. Al-Hajeri: “We want to take advantage of the significant role played by Romania at regional and international levels and to work together for peace and security around the world”

Kuwait, one of the most progressive Arab countries, celebrated 56 years of Independence on the 25th of February and 26th  anniversary of the Liberation Day on 26th  of February. On the occasion of Kuwaiti National Day, His Excellency Talal M. Al-Hajeri, Ambassador of the State of Kuwait in Romania, has shared a few thoughts about […]

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