SPD agrees coalition agreement with the Greens and FDP

At its hybrid special party congress, the SPD is the first of the three traffic light parties to clear the way for the formation of a government. 99 percent of the delegates vote for the alliance with the Greens and Liberals in the federal government. The delegates nevertheless expressed criticism. The Social Democrats want to … Read more

Energy: Engie’s discreet gas agreement in the United States

From now on, the Engie group (formerly GDF Suez) prefers to redouble its discretion when signing a contract to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States. In the fall of 2020, the company had to give up a megaproject with the company NextDecade, under pressure from the French state and environmental protection organizations. … Read more

Morocco and Israel sign historic security agreement

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz signing a defense memorandum with Abdellatif Loudiyi, Moroccan minister delegate responsible for the administration of national defense, in Rabat, Morocco, November 24, 2021. AFP PHOTO / ISRAEL DEFENCE MINISTRY Rabat had rolled out the red carpet for the arrival of Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz on Tuesday, November 23. His … Read more

In Germany, Olaf Scholz presents a coalition agreement under the sign of “progress”

Olaf Scholz’s coalition government in Berlin on November 24, 2021. ODD ANDERSEN / AFP The change in continuity: the formula spontaneously comes to mind to describe the transition underway at the head of Germany. This Wednesday November 24 was the perfect illustration. In the morning, Angela Merkel (CDU) chaired her last Council of Ministers. For … Read more

High seas: MEPs are mobilizing for an agreement “as ambitious as possible”

An agreement for the high seas “As ambitious as possible” : this is what the 200 or so deputies who ask the French government to use all of its political weight to achieve it. A resolution to this effect must be voted on in the National Assembly on Thursday, November 25. If its adoption is … Read more

In Germany, the SPD, the Greens and the Liberals reached a coalition agreement

Olaf Scholz, the likely future German Chancellor, in Berlin on November 24. TOBIAS SCHWARZ / AFP After sixteen years of power by Angela Merkel, a new political era begins in Germany. The Social Democrats, the Greens and the Liberals unveiled, Wednesday afternoon, November 24, their government agreement to form the coalition that will come to … Read more

Midwives: an agreement signed between unions and government for further wage increases

The negotiation is finally coming to an end. The government announced, Monday, November 22, the signing of a memorandum of understanding with a majority of unions in the hospital sector on midwives. After “A long process of consultation”, the ministers of health, Olivier Véran, and of the public service, Amélie de Montchalin, as well as … Read more

Submarine crisis: Australia signs its first agreement with the United States and the United Kingdom

Australian Defense Minister Peter Dutton signs an agreement authorizing the exchange of “information on naval nuclear propulsion” between his country, the United States and the United Kingdom, on November 22, 2021. KYM SMITH / AFP The Aukus alliance – acronym for Australia, United Kingdom, United States – was talked about a lot when it was … Read more

Eros Ramazzotti signs an agreement with Vertigo and tries to change the rules of the recording industry

Comes in the press release a news that revolutionizes the world of music starting from the live … an agreement between Eros Ramazzotti e Vertigo which sees for the first time an Italian artist sign an agreement that embraces all aspects of the discography by changing the rules of the record industry. But what will … Read more

Covid-19: Pfizer signs agreement to facilitate global access to its pill

The American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has signed a voluntary license agreement which should allow its pill against Covid-19 to be distributed – when it is authorized – beyond rich countries. The announcement was made jointly Tuesday, November 16, by Pfizer and the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) “Medicines Patent Pool”, created by Unitaid, the international organization … Read more