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Protected: Lost Knowledge & How To Prevent It in Your Organization

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Opinion: Russian gas will fund Putin’s war on Ukraine no matter what decisions Europeans might take

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Would Europe cutting off Russian oil and gas imports be enough to convince Putin to stop the war on Ukraine? According to Dr Chi Kong Chyong from the Energy Policy Research Group at Cambridge Judge Business School, the global nature of energy markets means that stopping the flow of Russian oil and gas into Europe…

Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

COVID19 a wake-up call to address development fault lines in Asia and the Pacific

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The world is emerging from the biggest social and economic shock in living memory, but it will be a long time before the deep scars of the COVID-19 pandemic on human well-being fully heal.…

The One and Only Solution to the Political Crisis in Georgia

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As a way out from the political crisis in Georgia, opposition parties are asking for early elections, what new can happen if we schedule early elections? Nothing!…

US military presence in Georgia would help deter Russia and contain Iran

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Iranian proxy groups' recent rocket attack on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and rallies against the U.S. military presence in Iraq have sparked fears of renewed unrest in the region. Despite efforts to scale down U.S. commitments in the Middle East and focus on the…

Improving the mix and match in the labor market: Can Education Management Information Systems help?

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Education in Georgia is essentially the responsibility of the public sector (the vast majority of total enrolmentin the case of General education) and has received a lot of attention in recent years with public outlays to the sector tripling between 2010 and 2019 to reach 3.6 percent of GDP. This remains low by OECD standards,…

Does Khabib Nurmagomedov Deserve the N1 Pound-for-Pound Spot over Jon Jones after UFC 254?

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 As the most highly anticipated fight of 2020 unveiled, UFC 254 showed yet another masterful performance by Khabib Nurmagomedov, finishing Justin Gaethje via technical submission in the second round while extending his undefeated record to 29-0. During the build-up, Justin was highly regarded as the one who might finally solve the Nurmagomedov riddle as his…

Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

OPINION: Forging resilient regional supply chains and connectivity

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Participation in global and regional supply chains has been one of the most reliable economic growth strategies, especially for developing countries in Asia and the Pacific. Smooth and efficient connectivity in both trade and transport has been indispensable to the region’s pursuit of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.…

What an ‘October surprise’ from North Korea might actually look like

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The FINANCIAL -- On January 1, North Korea’s ruling-party newspaper published the results of a meeting with ominous implications. Chairman Kim Jong Un had declared that the world would soon witness a new strategic weapon from North Korea and added that he no longer “felt bound” by his pledge to halt inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM) launches…

Why I decided to run for the post of the GPB Director General

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The principal reason why I decided to run for the post of the GPB Director General is the dire conditions of information security in Georgia, which is of major concern for me being an information security specialist. …

Our Preference in Eastern Mediterranean is Diplomacy without Preconditions

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The Mediterranean has always been the cradle of civilization as well as a basin of constant cultural and economic interaction. In this geography our past, present and future are inextricably intertwined. Turkey and Greece have always had only two choices: lock horns in a way that hurts both of us or find a win-win formula…

Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Financing economic recovery

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The FINANCIAL -- As the socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the length and breadth of Asia and the Pacific, finance ministries are continuing their relentless efforts to inject trillions of dollars for emergency health responses and fiscal packages. With continued lockdown measures and restricted borders, economic rebound seems uncertain.  Compared to 2019’s…

COVID-19: Georgians trust more to foreign doctors, survey

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The FINANCIAL–Communications company Noblet Media CIS, Edelman affiliate, in partnership with Info Sapiens research agency, presented the survey on lifestyle and financial views of middle and upper-middle-class in the countries where the companies operate.The vast majority of Georgians with middle or upper-middle-income aim at improving their economic well-being during the next 10 years, much like citizens…

Of pandemics and protests: democracy renewal

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Is there a connection between the corona crisis and the protests in response to the murder of George Floyd by police officers?  Well certainly one can’t prove causality.  But I do believe the pandemic has served as a microscope on festering social ills, inequities, and discrimination in U.S. society, just as Floyd’s killing has highlighted…

Moving away from passwords in the era of technology

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The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has led many peopleto fall back extensively on digital infrastructure–be it collaborating virtually with co-workers and clients across geographies or orderingessential goods and servicesthrough e-commerce portals. If the growth of connected devices which are predicted to nearly triple its current level by 2025, from 26+billion IoT devices to 75+…

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