Author Archives: Nicolò Conti

Pascal Lamy; Chair of the Paris Peace Forum Steering Committee thinks Polylateral Governance is the way forward

We have a growing global governance deficit. On the one side exists rising global challenges (such as climate change or cybersecurity), on the other remains decreasing international cooperation and threats to multilateralism. Not that global governance should be thought of as a global version of local governance. It is inevitably much more difficult than local […]

Pascal Lamy on Estadão : “O Brasil é orgulhoso, não um país seguidor”

In an interview to Estadão, Pascal Lamy argued that a multilateral system based on rules has helped to open up trade and promote growth in multiple countries, including Brazil. Read more here :  

Pascal Lamy on Reuters News : “the overall consensus that globalisation is the way to go is somehow fractured”

Few people have dedicated their careers to expanding international trade and globalism like Pascal Lamy, the former head of the WTO and EU commissioner. But rising rhetoric and increased tariffs between the U.S. and China have him worried, as he tells Rob Cox and Liam Proud in Paris.

Marie-Hélène Bérard presents “L’Europe face aux sanctions américaines, quelle souveraineté pour l’Europe ?” on BFM Business

Marie-Hélène Bérard was interviewed by BFM Business on the publication “L’Europe face aux sanctions américaines, quelle souveraineté pour l’Europe ?”, co-written with Pascal Lamy, Farid Fatah, Louis Schweitzer and Pierre Vimont : “L’extraterritorialité, c’est l’arme que se donnent certains Etats de décider seuls pour le reste du monde. De manière unilatérale, un Etat décide de […]

Le Grand Continent meets Pascal Lamy : “reten[ons] l’idée de la nécessité d’une puissance, au sens fort du mot.”

Pascal Lamy gave an interview to Le Grand Continent to discuss the european challenges to come and the rise of neo-nationalism : “Ils investissent l’Europe de leurs rêves identitaires […], combin[ons] une narration européenne avec les enjeux du monde contemporain.”

Pascal Lamy’s interview to El Pais: “Tenemos que proteger más al individuo y menos el empleo”

At the Casa Arabe de Madrid, in collaboration with the Fundacion Felipe Gonzalez, Pascal Lamy presented his report Las personas y el planeta como prioridad: una nueva agenda para el proceso global, a 15 point plan to identify progressist solutions to socio-economic problems. Adressing El Pais, he argued for a reajustement of governing systems and […]