AALEP LAUNCHES NEW PUBLISHING DIVISION

AALEP Publishing (AP), is a division of the Association of Accredited Lobbyists to the European Union with headquarters in Brussels. Its purpose is twofold: to serve as distributor of books and other publications of the Association as well as offer authoritative, up-to-date and affordable information geared to lobbyists, advocates, public affairs professionals and the general public.

25 GENERAL LESSONS FOR LIBYA'S RECONTRUCTION

The lessons here below are extracted from a report prepared by The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in 2004.

The TNC needs to create an optimal reconstruction effort, one that will delineate precisely the policies, laws, institutions, practices and individuals that will determine the context in which Libya’s economic activity takes place. An important question for the TNC is to organize and structure the reconstruction assistance. Does it have the capabilities and the resources (human, financial, technical) to do so??

EUROCHAM-LIBYA TO BE FORMED

As European companies, namely from France, Italy, Britain and Germany are rushing to Libya to get a slice of the reconstruction pie and sign up contracts with the TNC, a new Association under the acronym EUROCHAM-LIBYA (European Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Libya) is currently in the making in order to provide a strong coordinated body for Libyan Pan-European cooperation at the non-governmental level.

LIBYA'S RECONSTRUCTION AND THE TOUGH ROAD AHEAD

The economic, social, and political challenges in the aftermath of the conflict and the removal of Qadhafi are enormous.

LET'S GO BACK TO A KEYNESIAN APPROACH BEFORE THE BOAT SINK!

At the outbreak of the financial crisis, a consensus existed that the correct way to spur economic growth was through massive government intervention to prop up sagging demand- A Keynesian approach. However, the Greek debt crisis and continuing concerns that sovereign debt defaulst could spark throughout the eurozone have struck fear and in response European governments are now moving into fiscal retrenchment which is NOT the solution.

WHY EUROPE'S DEBT CRISIS IS NOT OVER

This article was written by Michael Schuman  a correspondent at TIME

“Anyone who thinks Europe has solved its debt crisis is deluding themselves.

NEW DISTINGUISHED MEMBER FROM BRUSSELS

Ms. Sofia Bobak currently serving as Counsellor to the European Commission and Chief Administrator of Protocol at the Embassy of Belize in Brussels has been approved to join AALEP.

THE EU MUST CHANGE COURSE !

 

For Europe to count it must adapt to a world where its importance has become relative. Economic power and economic opportunities have now shifted to the countries of the East and South to the emerging powers of Brazil, India, China and other parts of Asia.

WHAT IS AT STAKE IN CYPRUS?

Cyprus lies on an axis of movement, both north-south and east-west. It stands at the crossroads of three continents, Europe, Asia and Africa. It is, therefore hardly surprising that throughout history the major powers in the region have taken an interest in controlling and settling the island. Its strategic position has always ensured that Cyprus has played a key role in history, but it has also resulted in the island becoming a victim of others’ power politics.

THE FOULOY'S LOBBYING EXPLANATORY DICTIONARY SOON TO BE PUBLISHED

The Fouloy's Lobbying Explanatory Dictionary is a single, one-stop resource not available elsewhere in such a format on the subject of lobbying and advocacy.

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