Business

EU Set to Resume Talks on Price for Russian Oil Cap Tonight By Bloomberg

&copy Bloomberg. Oil pumping jacks, also known as (Bloomberg) — European Union diplomats are set to meet Friday evening to see if they can hammer out a final deal on a price level to cap Russian oil exports, according to people familiar with the matter.  The bloc has been locked in a fight over how...

5 myths about farming debunked

South Africa’s land reform policy remains highly contested. But, in our view, a number of persistent myths about farmland statistics and the structure of commercial agriculture skew debates. This makes it difficult to reach some common understanding about the realities of land and agriculture in the country. In 1994 when South Africa became a democracy,...

An AI named Cicero can beat humans in Diplomacy, a complex alliance-building game. Here’s why that’s a big deal

In a rare piece of good news from Meta, artificial intelligence researchers at the company have just announced a scientific breakthrough. Their AI program named Cicero can now play the board game Diplomacy at a human level. Now, before you get too excited, Cicero isn’t playing at superhuman level. It was beaten by around 10%...

IMF

IMF / Board Approves US$88.3 Million in Emergency Financing Support to Malawi IMF

IMF / Board Approves US$88.3 Million in Emergency Financing Support to Malawi

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved today a disbursement of US$88.327 million (SDR 69.40 million) to Malawi under the new Food Shock Window of the Rapid Credit Facility. Malawi is the first low-income country to make use of the Food Shock Window since it was adopted by the Executive Board last...

Techno

Two new staff members join the DIGITAL SME’s Brussels secretariat

Two new professionals will boost our team. Welcome, Antonio and Maria! Europe’s 25 million European SMEs employ almost 100 million people […] The post Two new staff members join the DIGITAL SME’s Brussels secretariat appeared first on European DIGITAL SME Alliance. by : Fulin Low on 2022-11-15 12:07:06 Source link #staff #members #join #DIGITAL #SMEs #Brussels...

“SMEs participation is key for a successful and inclusive European Standardisation System that promotes EU values”: the SBS ICT Forum 2022

On 29 September, the SBS ICT Forum on “Digital Sovereignty” brought together high-level policymakers, standardisation experts, and tech businesses to […] The post “SMEs participation is key for a successful and inclusive European Standardisation System that promotes EU values”: the SBS ICT Forum 2022 appeared first on European DIGITAL SME Alliance. by : Omar Dhaher...

Over 93 % of SMEs with IP rights see positive impact

This article is by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and is originally published here.  The third edition of […] The post Over 93 % of SMEs with IP rights see positive impact appeared first on European DIGITAL SME Alliance. by : Guest Author on 2022-11-03 11:10:30 Source link #SMEs #rights #positive #impact

Data Act – Unleashing the potential of SMEs in the data economy

Data is an essential asset to the green and digital transition. To unleash the potential of the European data economy […] The post Data Act – Unleashing the potential of SMEs in the data economy appeared first on European DIGITAL SME Alliance. by : Giorgos Verdi on 2022-10-11 12:53:58 Source link #Data #Act #Unleashing #potential...

Economy

Keynote speech by EVP Vestager at the IBEC conference.

European Commission Speech Dublin, 30 Sep 2022 “Harvesting the fruits of the digital age” Introduction Dia dhuit, It’s a great pleasure to be here in Dublin – an old Viking city. Tomorrow is the first day of… by : European Commission on 2022-09-30 12:30:07 Source link #Keynote #speech #EVP #Vestager #IBEC #conference

State aid: Commission approves aid to support the resolution of the Polish Getin Noble Bank S.A.

European Commission Press release Brussels, 01 Oct 2022 The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, several support measures in the context of the resolution of the Polish Getin Noble Bank S.A. by : European Commission on 2022-10-01 06:54:08 Source link #State #aid #Commission #approves #aid #support #resolution #Polish #Getin #Noble #Bank #S.A

Scaling up sustainable finance in low and middle-income countries: High-Level Expert Group kick-starts work

European Commission Press release Brussels, 27 Sep 2022 The High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) on scaling up sustainable finance in low and middle-income countries meets in Brussels today for the first time by : European Commission on 2022-09-26 22:00:00 Source link #Scaling #sustainable #finance #middleincome #countries #HighLevel #Expert #Group #kickstarts #work

World

une filiale de l’assureur sud-africain Old Mutual annonce 128 millions $ d’investissements en une semaine

(Agence Ecofin) – African Infrastructure Investment Managers achève l’année 2022 sur une multiplication des transactions. En une semaine, elle a annoncé des transactions de 128 millions $ pour des projets au Kenya et en Afrique du Sud.  Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), une firme de private equity entièrement détenue par Old Mutual Alternative Investment, la filiale...

Helios Investment Partners annonce l’acquisition de participations majoritaires dans Maroc Datacenter et IXAfrica

(Agence Ecofin) – Avec l’accélération de la transformation numérique, l’Afrique enregistre une forte demande en services cloud. Des entreprises locales et étrangères multiplient les investissements dans les centres de données pour répondre à cette demande. Le fonds de capital-investissement britannique Helios Investment Partners a annoncé la signature d’accords pour acquérir des participations majoritaires dans les...