Ursula Von Der Leyen walked into the European scene in early July 2019 as she was proposed by the European Council as their candidate for the role of president of the Commission. She secured parliamentary approval to become the next
Diversity in Fintech The fintech industry has a gender diversity problem, with women representing only 29% of staff in the sector. Some of the main challenges can be listed as the pay gap, absence of women on boards & leadership positions
Lacking the expansive resource endowments and sheer size of continents like North America, Australia, and Africa, Europe has always been at the forefront of material efficiency. The continent routinely leads the world in key sustainability endeavors, such as high rates
What is The Role of Europe in the AI Race? Let’s be clear, Artificial Intelligence, in particular in its latest development, deep learning that mimics the way the human mind works, first emerged in America. This gave the U.S. a huge
In June 2018, the Spanish government set up a special office for the promotion of the Sustainable Development Goals in the country. It created the position of High Commissioner for the 2030 Agenda of Spain as a landmark position. And
The big news from the G20 meeting that just closed in Buenos Aires is the 90-day truce in the U.S.-China trade war that has rattled financial markets and threatened global growth. The smaller news is that Trump did not pull
How will the future play out? Will Europe follow America’s example and sink into nationalist populism that will inevitably tear apart the European Union and open the way to Trump’s divide-and-conquer America First strategy? Will America’s trade war with China
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