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President Biden’s administration reaction to growing geopolitical challenges in the east

President Biden’s administration reaction to growing geopolitical challenges in the east

The speakers who took part in this event were: Jan Hernik, editor-in-chief in Warsaw Institute and prof. David Jones, the expert on the field of international relations. The event was held before the end of NATO summit in Madrid 2022, so the guest could share his point of view on what is going to happen with united stated allies in future and talk about Chinese – Russian relation that is strongly tightened in times of Ukrainian-Russian war.

Polish-Czech cultural cooperation

Polish-Czech cultural cooperation

The speakers who took part in this event were: Liliana Śmiech, the vice president of Warsaw Institute; Sylvie Vujtkowa, theatre dramaturg and PR manager and producer and Jan Hernik, editor in chief at the Warsaw Institute. The program was about polish – Czech cultural cooperation. Poland and Czechia are neighbors that share common values, have same Slavic roots so the cuisine, language is similar. The hall event was trying to show this similarities as well as differences’ stereotypes of polish and czech people were mentioned. The speakers illustrated how this cooperation looks like and how it can look in the future.

The LDP party with Prime Minister Kishida goes to victory

The LDP party with Prime Minister Kishida goes to victory

On July 10, elections to the upper house of parliament in Japan will be held. According to experts, the current prime minister, Fumio Kishida, has an advantage over his political opponents. They are Yuichiro Tamaki from DPP and Ichiro Matsui from Innovation for Japan. In domestic politics, according to a Nikke poll, Prime Minister Kushida’s party has not been successful in terms of image among the public, due to the rising prices on the fuel market since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, from February 2022. In 2019, the nationalists from the LDP in the coalition with Komaito won the election to the upper house. Currently, the LDP needs 55 seats in the upper house to take it over and run the overall parliament of the Diet. In the current context, the LDP’s biggest rival, the Constitutial Democratic Party, represents the greatest threat to the LDP in the House of Councilors.

Key Takeaways from the 2022 NATO-summit in Madrid

Key Takeaways from the 2022 NATO-summit in Madrid

At the beginning, the historic significance of the summit was explained by NATO’s Deputy General Secretary Mircea Geoana at the NATO Public Forum: “It is the most important summit for generations. Generations that never believed that after the atrocities of the First and Second World War, war is still possible in our continent. It shattered the assumptions in which our societies, our security, our economies were built.”

NATO Summit in Madrid – what to expect?

NATO Summit in Madrid – what to expect?

From June 28th to June 30th the NATO summit 2022 will take place in Madrid. It will be attended by the Heads of State and Government of every member state as well as by NATO’s pacific partners Australia, New Zealand, Japan and South Korea.

World Economic Forum – Davos 2022

World Economic Forum – Davos 2022

The World Economic Forum was founded in 1971 by the German business professor Klaus W. Schwab. It is a forum for exchanging opinions and discussing the greatest (not only economic) problems of the modern world. Leading businessmen, politicians and scientists take part in these meetings. Usually it takes place in January, but exceptionally this year it has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Is China an open economy?

Is China an open economy?

The remarkable economic growth of China caused by its economic transition towards a free market economy has brought fundamental changes that have become the subject of many disputes across the world about the potential integration of the Chinese economy with the rest of the world. Going further, some particular events like an accession to the World Trade Organisation, have made China a more open economy.

Afghan women are losing their rights overnight

Afghan women are losing their rights overnight

In Afghanistan, many restrictions have been imposed on women by the Taliban Ministry since the Taliban took power. Initially, women working in television were required to cover their hair with scarves, while a few days ago, more stringent requirements were imposed, such as covering the entire face.

Siemens Departs Russia Over War with Ukraine

Siemens Departs Russia Over War with Ukraine

Siemens stated this Thursday, that it will exit the Russian market, due to the war in Ukraine resulting in losses and charges, which led to lower profits during its fiscal second quarter, at its train-making business.

When Zelenskyy mentions Verdun: moving for convincing

When Zelenskyy mentions Verdun: moving for convincing

In addressing the French parliamentarians on March 23rd, the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy asked for “more help” and “more support”. To convince his audience, he compared Mariupol to Verdun. The memory of the Great War is important for French people and Zelenskyy knew it as he unfolded his argumentative speech.

Australia is sending another tranche of military support to Ukraine

Australia is sending another tranche of military support to Ukraine

Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, Australia has fulfilled its allied commitment by unequivocally standing on the side of the Free World states. Despite the distance that separates Oceania from the region of Central and Eastern Europe, the Scott Morrison government has decided to send another tranche of military support to Ukraine, which is fighting against Russian aggression.

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