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Middle East & Arab World – Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia unveils plans to kick oil profit dependence (National Observer) “Diversifying our economy is vital for its sustainability. Although oil and gas are essential pillars of our economy, we have begun expanding our investments into […]

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UN Conference on climate change COP21 Paris

‘We are in a race against time,’ says Ban, as leaders sign landmark Paris climate accord As world leaders gathered at United Nations Headquarters in New York this morning to officially sign the Paris Agreement on […]

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Global Economy 2016

Global Economy 2015 SciDev.Net What is a knowledge economy? The Fourth Industrial Revolution — What It Means and How to Respond By Klaus Schwab (Foreign Affairs) We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that […]

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Canada economy 2016

McGill Prof. Chris Ragan chairs high-profile group on economic and environmental fiscal reform THE BIG STORIES TO WATCH IN 2016 Globe reporters look at the year ahead in six key areas for Corporate Canada and the […]

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Burma/Myanmar 2012-2016

(BBC) Should it be Burma or Myanmar? CIA World Factbook: Burma Aung San Suu Kyi (The Elders) Desmond Tutu: Speaking to Aung San Suu Kyi – at long last! 2 December 2010 Myanmar’s Suu Kyi vows […]

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Canada: International relations and foreign policy post October 2015
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April 27, 2016  //  No Comments
We are deeply saddened by the loss of our exceptional friend Astri Reusch and know that all who knew her join us in offe ...
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These 5 Facts Explain Brazil’s Crippling Scandals (TIME) 24 July 2015 Stratfor: The impeachment vote comes amid waves ...
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UN Conference on climate change COP21 Paris
April 22, 2016  //  No Comments
‘We are in a race against time,’ says Ban, as leaders sign landmark Paris climate accord As world leaders gathered a ...