Vice President of PesWoman
Zefi Dimadama is an Environmental Economist with a PhD, Director General of the International Centre for Black Sea Studies as well as Vice President of the Hellenic Political Association for Women. Having pursued her doctoral degree in environmental and development studies, policies of sustainable development as well as their implementation constitute one of her major research and working fields.
According to Scharmer, three main divides within the United States contributed to the success of Donald Trump, which took many by surprise.
Following the latest tragedy involving migrants, 28 members and leaders of the EU have initiated plans for a military operation to combat criminal gangs who smuggle refugees in thousands per ship. The details of the initiative still need to be clarified, and the body of water where the operation will cover needs to be decided. This will require Libya’s permission to destroy the smugglers’ boats in its territorial waters. The EU needs to obtain a mandate in order to operate under Chapter 7 of the United Nations (UN) charter.
The one-fits-all approach does not fit the current socioeconomic environment. It is imperative that we develop horizontal policies, in cooperation with all involved players, to tackle multiple problems effectively.
The government has to stop taxing people and is in need of a long term plan, liberating entrepreneurs and also modernizing the public sector through technology and more qualified personnel. Social cohesion is eroding when there is no trust between the people and the state, but instead exertion and pressure.