WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM : GLOBALIZATION 4.0

Under the rubric of Globalization 4.0, a series of “Global Dialogues” in Davos will focus on the following interrelated areas:

GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS INDEX 4.0 2018

Source WEF

National competitiveness is defined as a set of institutions, policies and factors that determine the level of productivity

2018 Ranking of EU countries

NOUVEAU TRAITE DE COOPERATION ET D’INTEGRATION FRANCO-ALLEMAND

Chapitre premier: Affaires européennes

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THE NEED FOR A MORE EQUAL WORLD

Source: Oxfam

Last year saw the biggest increase in billionaires in history, one more every two days. This huge increase could have ended global extreme poverty seven times over. 82% of all wealth created in the last year went to the top 1%, and nothing went to the bottom 50%.

Dangerous, poorly paid work for the many is supporting extreme wealth for the few. Women are in the worst work, and almost all the super-rich are men. Governments must create a more equal society by prioritizing ordinary workers and small-scale food producers instead of the rich and powerful.

WHO IS COMING TO DAVOS 2019 ?

Top political leaders

THE BREXIT SAGA: A CASE STUDY OF POOR NEGOTIATIONS

The Prime Minister lost the Parliament's vote on Brexit on January 15, 2019 by 432 to 202. The leader of the opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, has put forward a motion of no-confidence in the government that will be debated today.

UNE EUROPE DES NATIONS (PROPOSITION DEBOUT LA FRANCE)

Disclaimer: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in the text here below belong solely to Debout la France and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of the AALEP.

"Une Europe des Nations autour de projets concrets servant les peuples.

Pour renouer avec la démocratie et la prospérité, pour enfin assumer son rôle de plus value au service des peuples, l'Europe doit enfin remplir deux objectifs :

RANKING THE ETHICAL STANDARDS OF POLITICIANS IN EU COUNTRIES

Source: World Economic Forum, Executive Opinion Survey 2017-2018

[1 = extremely low; 7 = extremely high]

THREE SCENARIOS FOR EU SCEPTICAL PARTIES AFTER THE 2019 ELECTIONS

Authors: Dr Nicolai von Ondarza is Head of the EU/Europe Division at SWP, Felix Schenuit is Research Assistant of the EU/Europe Division at SWP.

POVERTY IN FRANCE : SHOCKING STATS

• Un seuil de pauvreté à 1026 euros par mois: Selon l'Insee, le seuil de pauvreté monétaire en France s'élevait à 1026 euros par mois en 2016. Ce chiffre correspond à 60% du niveau de vie médian de la population. Le niveau de vie médian - qui sépare la population française en deux parts égales - était de 1710 euros par mois en 2016.

• 8,8 millions de pauvres: La France comptait 8,8 millions de pauvres en 2016, selon l'Insee. En d'autres termes, 8,8 millions de personnes vivaient sous le seuil de pauvreté monétaire.

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