3. Apr. 2023
Daily Briefing: The Banking Crisis and Crypto Companies
From Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), Silvergate, Signature Bank in the US to Credit Suisse in Switzerland, the banking crisis in recent weeks has led to the collapse and acquisition of multiple banks. This has implications far beyond traditional finance.
13. März 2023
Daily Briefing: European Reshoring of Lithium Refineries
If Europe wants to build a value chain for batteries, lithium refineries are an important part. So far, almost all industrialised nations are dependent on China for the processing of the raw material. That, though, is increasingly changing. Let us take a closer look.
27. Feb. 2023
Daily Briefing: Finnish Homelessness Policy
On the first delegation trip of the Ministry of Construction to Finland, Germany’s Federal Minister, Klara Geywitz (Social Democrats), explored solutions to one of the most pressing social policy issues in Germany and across the globe: homelessness and the affordability of housing. In Finland, it has long been agreed that housing is a fundamental right. Let us take a closer look at Finnish housing and anti-homelessness policies, and what they could mean for other countries.
20. Feb. 2023
Daily Briefing: New Cypriot President Elected
Cyprus’ former Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides has been elected the new president of the European Union member state. He won almost 52% of the vote in the runoff election against the Left candidate Andreas Mavroyiannis, who previously served as the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cyprus to the United Nations.