Archives de Tag: European Commission – Commissioner for Trade

Europe’s new climate plan: Don’t burn coal, burn your EU ideals!

Brussels is ditching its free-market beliefs to compete with China and the US in a clean energy arms race. Here’s a new bumper sticker idea for European Union officials: Don’t burn fossil fuels, set fire to your principles instead. The European Commission is preparing to ditch a raft of long-held free-market ideals in order to […]

Berlin Bulletin: Trust is eroding — Still happy together — Outside view

BY FLORIAN EDER AND LAURENZ GEHRKE SEPTEMBER 2, 2022 1:30 PM OUTSIDE VIEW BULLETIN INTERVIEW: Germany’s harshest critics sit of course in “Washington and Warsaw,” noted Pascal Lamy. “There is a lot of finger-pointing,” said the president of the Paris Peace Forum, former European commissioner and world trade supremo, veteran Socialist politician, and a — very active — former head […]

« Poutine a jeté l’Europe dans les bras américains de l’OTAN et les Américains ont jeté Poutine dans ceux des Chinois » (Pascal Lamy)

GRAND ENTRETIEN- Dans une longue interview accordée à La Tribune, Pascal Lamy, ancien commissaire européen pour le commerce de 1999 à 2004 et ancien directeur général de l’Organisation mondiale du commerce (OMC) de 2005 à 2013, analyse en profondeur les conséquences géoéconomiques et géopolitiques du choc provoqué par la guerre en Ukraine et des sanctions […]

EU gave up on Boris Johnson but expects more of same from successor

Ukraine regrets exit of staunch supporter while Moscow mocks fate of British premier Andy Bounds and Sam Fleming in Brussels YESTERDAY Boris Johnson’s departure from office will have less international impact — particularly on Britain’s relations with the EU — than his arrival as the prime minister who claimed he would “get Brexit done”, diplomats […]

Deglobalization Is Not Inevitable

How the World Trade Organization Can Shore Up the Global Economic Order By Pascal Lamy and Nicolas Köhler-Suzuki June 9, 2022 As trade officials gather on the calm shores of Lake Geneva for the World Trade Organization’s long-delayed 12th ministerial conference, a perfect storm is brewing in the multilateral trading system. The cumulative effects of the […]

Pascal Lamy: «Crisi alimentare bomba d’instabilità politica sui paesi in via di sviluppo»

Parla l’ex Commissario europeo per il commercio, oggi presidente di Paris Peace Forum e chairman per l’Europa di Brunswick group di Roberto Da Rin 22 maggio 2022 Una crisi drammatica da cui l’Europa uscirà indebolita o rafforzata. Uno dei punti cruciali riguarda il pericolo di involuzione protezionistica che genererebbe danni gravi per tutti. La globalizzazione […]