Pascal Lamy, ex-directeur général de l’Organisation mondiale du commerce, a relativisé la crise économique engendrée par l’épidémie de coronavirus, samedi, sur Europe 1. Pour lui, il ne faut bien sûr pas la sous-estimer, mais elle n’est pas la priorité du moment. “L’urgence, c’est de sauver des vies.” INTERVIEW Plutôt sauver l’économie, ou sauver les gens […]

Jusqu’à une date récente, la question de la place de l’Europe dans le monde ne figurait pas parmi les classiques de la pensée de l’intégration européenne. La raison fondamentale en était que l’Europe institutionnelle dans sa version des années 1950 était le produit d’un cauchemar : l’annihilation de la civilisation par la guerre. L’Europe, au […]

Fishing: Why it is the first flashpoint issue in EU-UK trade talks Donegal industry fears Irish boats losing the right to fish lucrative British waters. Michael Cavanagh stands on the quayside in Killybegs, Ireland’s largest fishing harbour. He points at a docked trawler in Co Donegal port to give a sense of how large his […]

As the novel coronavirus continued its march across the globe, Pascal Lamy, former director-general of the WTO, sent his own blessings to China, saying that he’s confident that China has the power to defeat the epidemic. Pascal Lamy’s interview here : https://news.cgtn.com/news/2020-03-02/Pascal-Lamy-China-has-the-power-to-defeat-the-epidemic-OwTu1PHhJu/index.html

The UK reneging on the Northern Ireland Brexit deal would be a “big break of trust” for the trade talks with the EU, a former head of the World Trade Organisation has said. Pascal Lamy, a former EU commissioner for trade, said any attempt to backslide on the terms of the Northern Ireland protocol in the […]

Brexit news: Ex WTO chief warns of ‘muscular trade posturing’ as UK puts ‘war paints on’ FORMER WTO chief Pascal Lamy warned the first stage of the Brexit trade talks will include much “muscular posturing” from both UK and EU as he outlined how a no deal arrangement would work for both sides. By AURORA […]