The U.S. Employee Crisis

By guest author Shelly Palmer. Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business … More The U.S. Employee Crisis

France: Invest in skills, digitalisation and the green transition to strengthen the recovery, says OECD

Swift and effective government support has helped France to rebound rapidly from its COVID19-induced recession. Using the country’s announced Recovery and Investment Plans to invest in education, worker training, and the green and digital transitions should result in stronger and more resilient growth, according to a new OECD report. The latest OECD Economic Survey of … More France: Invest in skills, digitalisation and the green transition to strengthen the recovery, says OECD

Switzerland and the USA to strengthen their vocational education and training cooperation

President of the Confederation and EAER head Guy Parmelin signed a new memorandum of understanding on cooperation between Switzerland and the USA in the field of vocational education and training. Signed in Washington on 18 November, the agreement signals intensifying knowledge exchange between education and business stakeholders active in the public and private sectors in … More Switzerland and the USA to strengthen their vocational education and training cooperation

Number of seaborne passengers in EU ports halved in 2020

In 2020, the total number of passengers embarked and disembarked in EU ports was 231 million. As the result of strict precautionary measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this was almost half the amount of 2019 (419 million). This information comes from data on maritime transport published by Eurostat recently. This article presents a handful … More Number of seaborne passengers in EU ports halved in 2020

Switzerland and the USA reaffirm their collaboration to promote research

President of the Swiss National Science Foundation Matthias Egger and Director of the US National Science Foundation Sethuraman Panchanathan signed a memorandum of understanding in the presence of Guy Parmelin, President of the Swiss Confederation. This agreement will create the basis for the foundations’ long-term cooperation in promoting research. The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) … More Switzerland and the USA reaffirm their collaboration to promote research

Statement by EU Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič following his meeting with Lord Frost on the implementation of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland

On November 19, 2021, European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič hosted Lord David Frost in Brussels to discuss the implementation of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland. This was their fifth meeting following the package of far-reaching solutions that the EU proposed on October 13 to facilitate the implementation and to strengthen stability and predictability for the … More Statement by EU Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič following his meeting with Lord Frost on the implementation of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland