Author Archives: Nicolò Conti

“For the US data is there to buy and sell”

Data and privacy will be Brexit battlegrounds, by Tony Connelly In September 2018, the Marriott hotel chain discovered that the private details of up to 339 million people had been stolen from the company’s guest reservation database in a massive hacking operation going back years. Names and addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, passport numbers, credit card […]

” President Donald Trump’s policies on trade do not work”

President Donald Trump’s policies on trade do not work because imposing tariffs on goods from certain countries will result in product being imported from other nations, former World Trade Organization Director General Pascal Lamy said. Placing duties on Chinese goods to reduce the U.S. trade shortfall “is all wrong, because the trade deficit is not […]

Reino Unido quiere negociar un acuerdo comercial con Australia

Spanish Version : “No tenemos un acuerdo australiano. No existe”, insiste Pascal Lamy. “Si entras en la tienda de acuerdos comerciales tienes una gran variedad de opciones, debes elegir. Es como una liga de fútbol. Hay la primera divisón, la segunda, la tercera, la cuarta… Por el momento, Reino Unido juega en la liga número […]

Pascal Lamy’s contribution of Chapter 1 on ERIA-UNCTAD joint publication : ‘Regional Integration and NTMs in ASEAN’

This chapter should be cited as : Lamy, P. (2019), ‘NTM in ASEAN Looking Ahead: From Protection to Precaution’, in Ing, L.Y., R. Peters and O. Cadot (eds.), Regional Integration and Non-Tariff Measures in ASEAN. Jakarta: ERIA, pp.1─4. CHAPTER 1 NTMs in ASEAN Looking Ahead: From Protection to Precaution The relative importance of tariff measures […]

Introduction by Pascal Lamy at the PEEC International Seminar in Papeete (20th to 22nd January 2020)

How to fight the negative impact of tourism in high density tourist zones I will be speaking not only in my PEEC capacity, but also as Chair of the World Committee on Tourism Ethics, which sits by the UNWTO in Madrid. The purpose of this committee is to advocate, monitor, interpret and apply what used […]

Introduction de Pascal Lamy au Séminaire international du PEEC à Papeete (20-21 janvier 2020)

Le retour des îles Je voudrais saisir cette occasion pour vous présenter quelques considérations qui guident l’approche à long terme du PEEC France et de son programme de travail, dont notre séminaire est une illustration. Une des caractéristiques de notre participation à cette matrice intellectuelle de l’Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) qu’est le PEEC tient à […]