Category Globalisation

„Europa ist international schwach“: Ex-WTO-Chef Lamy im TT-Interview

Das europäische Zivilisationsmodell dient global weiterhin als Vorbild, sagt Pascal Lamy, Ex-WTO-Chef und Präsident des Paris Peace Forum. Um es zu schützen, brauche es aber weitere Integrationsschritte. In welchem Zustand ist die Welt heute? Pascal Lamy: In einem schlechteren als vor ein paar Jahren; und damals war der Zustand auch nicht großartig. Wir haben eine breite […]

Talking Foreign Affairs with Adil Cader, E12: Pascal Lamy

Former World Trade Organization (WTO) Director General, Pascal Lamy, joins Adil Cader to talk about the future of International Trade and WTO Reform.

Weekend Roundup: Planetary Politics When The Nation-State Falters

An array of new actors beyond formal international relations are emerging to cope with pandemics, climate change and geopolitical pandemonium. BY NATHAN GARDELSSEPTEMBER 3, 2021 It is easier to see the real-time demise of the familiar old world order than it is to see key elements of the next one falling into place. While the inability […]

For all the ‘decoupling’ rhetoric, U.S.-China trade is booming

BY NICHOLAS GORDON For all the talk of deepening tensions between the United States and China, there is one area where relations appear to be ‘business-as-usual’: trade. Official Chinese data show that bilateral trade between the two countries surged in 2021, with China’s exports to and imports from the United States reaching $46.9 billion and $14.3 billion in June respectively. “Trade […]

Pascal Lamy: Life is easier without hard borders

by Catherine McQueeny 15 July 2021 Madrid (Brussels Morning) Over Zoom, Pascal Lamy seems slightly disappointed to be discussing Brexit, and with good reason; it’s dominated the news for years on end. Yet, the final result arguably doesn’t feel complete, especially with rising tensions in Northern Ireland, so I ask my questions and he kindly obliges.  What […]

The UN Brief, interview with Pascal Lamy, President of the Paris Peace Forum