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sharing a percentage of their project-based revenues to help develop local infrastructures, from schools to hospitals, to roads and energy sources. To be seen as a good corporate citizen has become a strategic policy consideration for an increasing number of mne s. mne s have to ensure a delicate

In: The Hague Journal of Diplomacy

ministries (for example, the Ministries of Justice, of Transport, of Energy, of Health and of Defence) and also to seek independent expertise, if needed. 29 Since 2005, the Norwegian mfa has convened such teams on several occasions. 30 Apart from the Response Centre, several levels of responsibility are

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economic and trade issues, geopo- litical frictions, foreign policy conflict, etc. Some new issues, such as energy and the environment, have come up one after another. 13 11) Orville Schell, ‘China Reluctant to Lead’, YaleGlobal , 11 March 2009. 12) Deng Qirong, Gaige kaifang yilai de zhongguo waijiao

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Apart from National Agenda 21, Indonesia has also published Sectoral Agenda 21 documents for the forestry, energy, mining, housing and tourism sectors. The fact that Indonesia has specific sector-based sustainable development agendas indicates that it adopts a sectoral approach to development. A

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a system of local licensing for retail establishments. • Th ere will be very little liberalization in relation to energy services. Specifi - cally, foreign companies will not be allowed to own pipelines, and there are no commitments even on third-party access to pipelines. Beyond the ‘off er’ itself

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in finance, energy, or communications), because of malfeasance or avoidable error, can have immediate and severe knock-on effects on not only corporate, but the public interest. Catastrophic social and ecological consequences of corporate error can threaten the ‘licence to operate’ of an entire

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thematic issues. For most of its history, the Security Council has moved from crisis to crisis with little attention to overarching issues. To remedy that perceived defect, some Secu- rity Council members have encouraged the body to discuss broad issues, includ- ing energy and climate, the role of

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officially for the first time. 47 Before that, the EU ’s focus was largely confined to energy, security and democratization, with health a part of humanitarian assistance for the region. In 2007, it was observed that AIDS / HIV , malaria, tuberculosis, child mortality, poor water quality, air pollution

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energy, or more broadly to include the stability of the international capitalist system. 3 In a globalized world, concepts of ‘collective security’ also gain traction, so that the EU’s role in promoting sustainable development as a means of supporting political stability in (North) Africa or elsewhere is

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-il] — who had a round face, wore large eyeglasses, and sported amazing puffed-up hair — began by congratulating me on my energy. He knew I had arrived in the morning after a marathon flight and was impressed that I was ready to go to work despite my age (only five more years than his). 10 Jet lag has

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