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President Tokayev discusses future of Eurasian integration with EAEU Heads of Government

NUR-SULTAN – President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev discussed the future of Eurasian integration among other acute issues during his meeting with heads of governments of member states of the Eurasian Economic Union on February 25, reports the Akorda press service. President Tokayev and the Heads of Governments of the EAEU. Photo credit: …

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Kwara builds infrastructure to support ECOWAS regional integration | The Guardian Nigeria News

In the spirit of the regional integration of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), particularly the common market in West Africa, Kwara State is building infrastructure to support the links with the Republic of Benin. Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq said so yesterday in a message during the opening ceremony …

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Trade integration deepens in Asia and the Pacific amid pandemic

the 60th session of the Commission for Social Development launched on Monday, in a virtual format, with calls to make COVID-19[female[feminine a turning point for humanity and an emphasis on the universal availability of social protection systems. Opening the session, the Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), Liu Zhenminargued …

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Two ICJ decisions highlight the challenges of regional integration in Africa

Last week the The highest court of the United Nations ordered Uganda to pay the sum of 325 million dollars to the Democratic Republic of the Congo for the East African country’s role in the brutal war that took place there at the turn of the century. The International Court …

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Local government in the European Union: closing the cycle of integration

When people think of EU policymaking, they usually think of developments within EU institutions. But local authorities across Europe are responsible for a wide range of social and economic tasks which are regulated by the EU. Marius Guderjan and Tom Verhelst explain why understanding this local dimension of EU policy …

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Can the Dutch falcon turn into a dove? – European integration

After the longest coalition negotiations in Dutch parliamentary history, a new government was finally sworn in on January 10, 2022. As Mark Rutte returns to lead his record fourth government, one of the most significant changes has been the appointment of Sigrid Kaag as finance minister. Kaag is the leader …

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IGAD strives to address peace and security issues and promote regional integration: Spokesperson

Addis Ababa, February 8, 2022/ENA/ The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) works to address peace and security issues and promote regional integration among member states, the spokesperson said of the Authority, Nuur Mohamud Sheekh. Speaking to ENA, Spokesperson for IGAD Executive Secretary Nuur Mohamud Sheekh said the Horn of Africa …

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Africa on the move towards meaningful unity and economic integration –

African Union The African region, referred to as the “Dark Continent” by European colonizers, was the primary source of the slave trade and raw materials for industries that flourished during the Industrial Revolution in Europe and the expansion of cotton farms in the United States. United. In the advent of …

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2022 – SADC aims for deeper integration

By Kizito Sikuka and Clarkson Mambo. This is the second in a series of two articles on the year 2022 in the SADC region. Towards a regional parliament On the governance and policy-making front, the transformation of the SADC Parliamentary Forum into a regional parliament is expected to dominate the …

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The most pro-European German government ever? – European integration

The new German federal government took office on 8 December. After the Merkel era, this is a turning point not only for Germany, but also for the European Union. Brussels is waiting for new impulses from its largest member state. The new government brings together the three parties which had …

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Africa should pursue integration to unlock economic value

The Chronicle Michael Magoronga, Midlands Correspondent AFRICA is one of the world’s richest continents in terms of occurrence of natural resources but remains one of the poorest economically. Standards of living for its population are low, its infrastructure and health delivery systems are poor and are a direct contrast to …

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OPINION – RCEP and Regional Economic Integration and Interdependence

On January 1, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) began to operate and its establishment may boost the performance of the Chinese economy, especially at a time when the Chinese government has stressed the importance of dual flows – internal and external. . After 32 rounds of negotiations and discussions …

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Hungary Orban targets Muslims in attempt to integrate Bosnia into EU

Bosnian officials and religious leaders denounced on Wednesday suggestions expressed by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his spokesman that the integration of Bosnia and Herzegovina into the European Union will be difficult due to its large Muslim population. Orban spokesman Zoltan Kovacs tweeted that “the challenge with Bosnia is …

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Signs of integration into the freedom of the veil

Zainab Chaudry, center, joins supporters of the Council on American-Islamic Relations at the United States Supreme Court. The group sued the Abercrombie & Fitch label for religious discrimination by refusing to hire her because she wore a headscarf, a symbol of her Muslim faith. (Photo: Getty Images / AFP) The …

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Gulf States must deepen their economic integration

Gulf States must deepen their economic integration Gulf leaders gathered in Riyadh earlier this month for the 42nd Gulf Cooperation Council summit. (SPA file photo) Last week’s GCC summit in Riyadh forged the necessary consensus among the six member states to jointly tackle Iran’s nuclear ambitions and its malicious activities …

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Gulf states cooperate on defense, Iran and economic integration at summit

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) held its annual summit in Riyadh yesterday. The GCC expressed its unity on several regional issues during the event, particularly on Iran. The GCC accused Iran of “fomenting sectarian strife” in GCC member states and of supporting “terrorism” in Bahrain. They further condemned Iran’s alleged …

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ECOWAS Member States urged to build resilience – The Sun Nigeria

From Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja In order to advance regional integration in the West African sub-region, member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) were invited to strengthen their resilience in the face of terrorist attacks, health crises and climate change. The President of the ECOWAS Council of …

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Economic integration – a tool of foreign policy

East Asia is an economically integrated region. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which is expected to come into effect in January 2022, reflect economic integration of the region. The collective drive of the countries of the region towards …

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Egyptian President vows to strengthen regional economic integration

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has pledged to realize his country’s vision of deepening economic integration between countries in the region and accelerating economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. During his presidency of the 21st session of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern African Countries (COMESA), Sissi underlined the …

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Romania’s “Hungarian problem”: a minority caught between integration and self-segregation

Romania is home to a large Hungarian population and the country’s legal system provides for a number of rights relating to the use of the Hungarian language in public life. Yet like Beata Huszka argues that the way in which these rights have been implemented is often problematic and may …

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Decisions adopted in the State of the Union relaunch Belarusian-Russian economic integration

MINSK, November 9 (BelTA) – Decisions adopted by the Supreme State Council of the Union State are relaunching Belarusian-Russian economic integration, said House of Representatives Speaker Vladimir Andreichenko at a meeting of the sixth session of the House of Representatives of the Belarusian National Assembly of the seventh convocation, learned …

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Need for an integration policy

Immigration has become one of the defining issues of our time in Europe. However, the European Union has failed to adopt a pragmatic migration policy agreed by all the Member States to alleviate the pressure on the main countries of arrival. There is no shortage of political rhetoric on the …

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LATEST: Comesa 2021 summit to anchor post-Covid-19 regional economic integration

The Chronicle Sikhulekelani Moyo, business journalist THE 21st Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) will be held in Egypt next month and will focus on strengthening business integration as the region develops economic recovery strategies beyond the Covid-19 pandemic. …

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The Zangazur Corridor to extend the integration of transport in the South Caucasus [PHOTO]

October 15, 2021 17:56 (UTC + 04: 00) 1,447 By Ayya Lmahamad Azerbaijani Deputy Minister of Digital Development and Transport Rahman Hummatov said the Zangazur Corridor will expand transport integration in the South Caucasus. He made these remarks during the 5th meeting of transport ministers of the Cooperation Council of …

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Definition of economic integration

What is economic integration? Economic integration is an arrangement among nations that typically includes the reduction or elimination of trade barriers and the coordination of monetary and fiscal policies. Economic integration aims to reduce costs for both consumers and producers and to increase trade between the countries covered by the …

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An important step in Asian economic integration

After eight years of unremitting efforts, the Comprehensive Regional Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) was officially signed on November 15. In the context of the global COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges of economic globalization, the signing of the pact is not only a historic achievement. of regional cooperation in East Asia, …

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ASEAN lacks real economic integration

As European businesses grow more confident to invest in ASEAN, the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is creating uncertainty for some business prospects, according to a recent survey by the EU-ASEAN Business Council . Released on Monday, the EU-ASEAN Business Sentiment Survey – which surveys European businesses in the region – …

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Somalia must ensure industrialization before regional economic integration

With closer relations between the countries of the Horn of Africa, there is talk of great economic integration, but Somalia would lose if it happened too soon. The Horn of Africa’s regional political and economic stance turned around when Abiy Ahmed came to power as Ethiopia’s new prime minister in …

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Economic integration: Asia and the Pacific’s best response to protectionism

Deepening economic integration in Asia and the Pacific is a long-standing regional goal. It is not an end in itself, but a means to support the trade, investment and growth needed to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It is a priority for all States members of the United …

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NEPAD as a catalyst for economic integration in Africa

The New Partnership for Africa’s Development, also known as the NEPAD Agency, was created following the mainstreaming of NEPAD into AU structures and processes. The NEPAD Agency is the technical arm and executing agency of the African Union responsible for facilitating and coordinating the development of NEPAD programs on the …

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Can ASEAN economic integration succeed? – The Diplomat

Advertising Later this month, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will host its 32nd summit. ASEAN’s themes for 2018, under Singapore’s chairmanship, are “resilience and innovation”. Both will be needed if group members are to iron out their differences and address their challenges. Economically, for example, the Bertelsmann Transformation …

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The social roots of Brexit: Europe’s economic integration has fostered social disintegration

Brexit has forced European decision makers to take stock of the EU integration process. Dennis J. Snower writes that Brexit should be seen only as the latest symptom of a process of social disintegration across Europe brought about by the impact of globalisation. He argues that Europe is now at …

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Can Russia be a leader in East Asian economic integration?

Author: Ekaterina Koldunova, MGIMO University Until its presidency of APEC in 2012 and the APEC summit in Vladivostok, Russia was not a proactive participant in East Asia. On the contrary, it always strived to be fully involved in the network of regional institutions such as APEC, ASEAN Dialogue Partnership, Asia-Europe …

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Economic integration in East Africa will prove difficult

Several recent trade wars between Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda highlight some of the key challenges facing the East African Community for successful economic integration. The drive for political and economic integration within East Africa has been a work in progress since the relaunch of the East African Community (EAC) …

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