Documents of interest - Elcano Royal Institute Paises in Lotus Web Content Management <![CDATA[Council of the EU - European Union Unitary Patent]]> http://www.realinstitutoelcano.org/wps/myportal/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/wps/wcm/connect/elcano/Elcano_in/Zonas_in/Council+of+the+EU+-+European+Union+Unitary+Patent 2012-12-17T05:44:38Z creation of the unitary patent protection in Europe. According to the Council, ‘the new patent will encourage businesses to promote their innovation activity, thus enhancing their competitiveness’.

Tras la aprobación por parte del Parlamente Europeo el pasado 11 de diciembre -25 votos a favor con la excepción de España e Italia-, el Consejo de la Unión Europea ha dado su visto bueno a la creación de patente única europea. Según el Consejo, ‘la nueva patente incentivará a las empresas para promover su actividad de innovación, aumentando así su competitividad’.
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<![CDATA[Council of the EU - Agreement on the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM)]]> http://www.realinstitutoelcano.org/wps/myportal/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/wps/wcm/connect/elcano/Elcano_in/Zonas_in/Council+of+the+EU+-+Agreement+on+the+Single+Supervisory+Mechanism+%28SSM%29 2012-12-14T05:17:15Z single supervisory mechanism (SSM) for the oversight of credit institutions, which is a key element to establish a banking union. The legislative proposal contains two regulations: one confers supervisory tasks on theEuropean Central Bank (ECB), and the other modifies the existing regulation on the European Banking Authority.]]> <![CDATA[UN Framework Convention on Climate Change - Doha Climate Change Conference 2012]]> http://www.realinstitutoelcano.org/wps/myportal/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/wps/wcm/connect/elcano/Elcano_in/Zonas_in/UNFCCC+-+Doha+Climate+Change+Conference+2012 2012-12-12T04:40:29Z The latest United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Doha (Qatar) finished with an agreement to reauthorize the Kyoto Protocol for another eight years and start a new negotiating track on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action designed last year to produce by 2015 a new treaty that is applicable to all parties and covers 100 percent of global emissions.

La reciente Conferencia sobre Cambio Climática realizada en Doha (Catar) finaliza con un acuerdo para renovar el Protocolo de Kioto por 8 años más y el inicio de las negociaciones bajo la Plataforma de Durban para la Acción Mejorada, acordada el año pasado con el fin de lograr un nuevo tratado aplicable a todas las partes y que cubra el 100 por ciento de las emisiones globales en 2015.

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<![CDATA[National Intelligence Council - Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds]]> http://www.realinstitutoelcano.org/wps/myportal/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/wps/wcm/connect/elcano/Elcano_in/Zonas_in/National+Intelligence+Council+-+Global+Trends+2030 2012-12-11T06:11:42Z The 2012 Global Trends report examines the previous editions to highlight any persistent blind spots and biases as well as distinctive strengths of this framework for strategic thinking. It also expands the coverage to disruptive technologies and the potential trajectories for the U.S role in the international system.

Informe elaborado por el National Intelligence Council (NIC) sobre las tendencias globales de los cambios en el sistema internacional. La 5ª edición revisa los informes previos para identificar los posibles sesgos y puntos débiles, así como fortalezas del marco operativo destinado al análisis estratégico. También incluye referencias al impacto de las nuevas tecnologías y las posibles vías de acción de los EEUU en el sistema internacional.

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<![CDATA[NATO - Statement of the Foreign Ministers on Patriot deployment to Turkey]]> http://www.realinstitutoelcano.org/wps/myportal/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/wps/wcm/connect/elcano/Elcano_in/Zonas_in/NATO+-+Statement+of+the+Foreign+Ministers+on+Patriot+deployment+to+Turkey 2012-12-07T03:53:29Z The Foreign Ministers from the 28-member alliance have voted to approve Turkey’s request for Patriot missiles to be deployed on the Turkey-Syria border.

Los Ministros de Asuntos Exteriores de los 28 miembros de la alianza aprobaron la solicitud de Turquía para desplegar misiles Patriot en la frontera entre Turquía y Siria.

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<![CDATA[Council of the EU - Towards a Genuine Economic and Monetary Union]]> http://www.realinstitutoelcano.org/wps/myportal/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/wps/wcm/connect/elcano/Elcano_in/Zonas_in/Council+of+the+EU+-+Towards+a+Genuine+Economic+and+Monetary+Union 2012-12-05T04:24:26Z Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) presented at the December 2012 European Council. It suggests a timeframe and a stage-based process towards the completion of the EMU. It was prepared by Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, in close collaboration with José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the Eurogroup, and Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank.]]> <![CDATA[Transparency International - 2012 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI)]]> http://www.realinstitutoelcano.org/wps/myportal/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/wps/wcm/connect/elcano/Elcano_in/Zonas_in/Transparency+International+-+2012+Corruption+Perceptions+Index+%28CPI%29 2012-12-05T01:57:04Z public sector corruption. According to the 2012 edition Denmark, Finland and New Zealand are at the top of the list with scores of 90, while Afghanistan, North Korea and Somalia once again are at the bottom as the most highly corrupt countries in the world. More information.

Según el Índice de Percepción de la Corrupción 2012 (IPC), Dinamarca, Finlandia y Nueva Zelanda comparten el primer lugar (con un índice de 90) como los países con menos corrupción en el mundo; mientras que Afganistán, Corea del Norte y Somalia son más corruptos. Más información y resultados de 2012 (en inglés).
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<![CDATA[Institute for Economics and Peace - 2012 Global Terrorism Index (GTI)]]> http://www.realinstitutoelcano.org/wps/myportal/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/wps/wcm/connect/elcano/Elcano_in/Zonas_in/IEP+-+2012+Global+Terrorism+Index+%28GTI%29 2012-12-04T04:48:02Z According to the 2012 Global Terrorism Index (GTI), the number of terrorist incidents has increased virtually every year since 9/11, but terrorism fatalities have fallen by 25% since 2007, which coincides with the en of the Iraq war. Produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), the GTI is the first index to rank countries on the impact of terrorism and analyses the associated economic and social dimensions. Read the full report.

Según el Índice de Terrorismo Mundial 2012, el número de actos terroristas ha aumentado todos los años desde el 11-S, aunque el número de víctimas ha disminuido un 25% desde 2007. Elaborado por el Instituto para la Economía y la Paz (IEP), el GTI es el primer índice que clasifica a los países en base al impacto del terrorismo y analiza las dimensiones socioeconómicas asociadas. Ver el informe completo (en inglés).

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<![CDATA[UN General Assembly - Resolution to accord Palestine Non-member Observer State Status in UN]]> http://www.realinstitutoelcano.org/wps/myportal/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/wps/wcm/connect/elcano/Elcano_in/Zonas_in/UNGA+-+Palestine+Non+Member 2012-11-30T03:07:32Z UN General Assembly resolution granting non-member observer State status to Palestine. The motion carried with a vote of 138 countries in favour, 9 against (Canada, Czech Republic, Israel, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Nauru, Panama, Palau, United States) and 41 abstentions.

Comunicado de prensa de la Asamblea General de Naciones Unidas sobre la resolución aprobada que otorga a Palestina la condición de Estado observador no miembro de la ONU. La moción fue aprobada con el voto de 138 países a favor, 9 en contra (Canadá, República Checa, Israel, Islas Marshall, Micronesia, Nauru, Panamá, Palau, EEUU) y 41 abstenciones.]]>
<![CDATA[UN Security Council - Resolution 2078 (2012). Democratic Republic of the Congo]]> http://www.realinstitutoelcano.org/wps/myportal/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/wps/wcm/connect/elcano/Elcano_in/Zonas_in/UN+Security+Council+-+Resolution+2078+%282012%29.+Democratic+Republic+of+the+Congo 2012-11-30T01:26:52Z measures on arms, transport, finance and travel against the DRC imposed by resolution 1807 (2008), and extended the mandate of the Group of Experts established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) until 1 February 2014.]]> <![CDATA[Eurogroup Statement on Greece / Declaración del Eurogrupo sobre Grecia]]> http://www.realinstitutoelcano.org/wps/myportal/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/wps/wcm/connect/elcano/Elcano_in/Zonas_in/Eurogroup+Statement+on+Greece 2012-11-27T07:41:10Z The Eurogroup approved the next disbursement of financial aid to Greece. The disbursement would be for a total amount of €43.7 billion, €34.4 billion of which will be disbursed in December. The remainder will be disbursed in three sub-tranches in the first quarter of 2013 and will be linked to the implementation of agreed “milestone” actions in the Greek programme.

El Eurogrupo ha aprobado el próximo desembolso de ayuda financiera a Grecia por un total de 43,7 miles de millones de euros, de los cuales 34,4 (un 79%) serán desembolsados en diciembre de 2012. El resto se desembolsará en tres sub-tramos del primer trimestre de 2013, y estará vinculado a la implementación de las acciones acordadas en el programa griego.]]>
<![CDATA[UN Women - International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women]]> http://www.realinstitutoelcano.org/wps/myportal/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/wps/wcm/connect/elcano/Elcano_in/Zonas_in/UN+Women+-+International+Day+for+the+Elimination+of+Violence+against+Women 2012-11-26T07:27:49Z Michelle Bachelet for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.]]> <![CDATA[IEA - World Energy Outlook 2012]]> http://www.realinstitutoelcano.org/wps/myportal/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/wps/wcm/connect/elcano/Elcano_in/Zonas_in/IEA+-+World+Energy+Outlook+2012 2012-11-19T07:10:49Z global energy trends. This year’s edition presents projections of energy trends through to 2035 and insights into what they mean for energy security, environmental sustainability and economic development. Read more at the WEO 2012 site.]]> <![CDATA[UN Security Council- Official communiqué of the 6863rd (closed) meeting of the Security Council]]> http://www.realinstitutoelcano.org/wps/myportal/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/wps/wcm/connect/elcano/Elcano_in/Zonas_in/UN+Security+Council+-+Official+communique+6863rd+meeting 2012-11-15T06:57:29Z