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Links 56 | Trade Agreement Ecuador-European Union

Since the 1st January 2017, the Multi-Party Trade agreement between the European Union and Ecuador has been in effect, following ten days of uninterrupted negotiations. The agreement represents a historic step in the relations between the EU and Ecuador, ..

  • 25 April, 2017
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Links 56 | UN Global Compact: A Global initiative with Local impact

The Global Compact is an instrument of the United Nations to include the voice of organisations including those from the business sector, academia and civil society. The initiative was created by the ex-General Secretary of the United Nations, Kofi Annan ..

  • 25 April, 2017
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Links 55 | Going Global

Going Global took place in London on the 17th and 18th of November and principally aimed to exhibit international expansion alternatives to British Companies. The Ecuadorian British Chamber participated in this event with the support of IBD-MC Ltd and the..

  • 30 March, 2017
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Links 54 | Britain is open for business

I was in London in July for meetings with Ministers and the Governor of the Bank of England. These last few weeks have been historic and extraordinary. In the largest democratic exercise in the UK’s history, the UK voted to leave the European Union on 2..

  • 30 March, 2017
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Edition 53 | Award for journalism in sustainability

The commitment of the National Brewery with Ecuador at the highest level of the sustainable development programs of the insignia in the country, since October 15 last year, the company promotes the first journalistic contest called “CN Prize”,..

  • 22 December, 2016
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Edition 53|The origin of “Pilsener” beer

“When the name Pilsen is mentioned, the majority of people think of a tasty type of beer which is valued in international gastronomy” 1 The train journey from Prague to Pilsen (Plzen) takes about 2 hours with several stops in between. During the journ..

  • 15 August, 2016
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Edition 52 | The IU Visits Ecuador

Sean O´Connor Oficial Principal de Políticas, Las Américas UK Higher Education International Unit The UK Higher Education International Unit (IU) supports UK universities internationally. In September the IU led a delegation of 15 UK universities to Ec..

  • 11 August, 2016
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Edition 51| Scotch Whisky Society: Chapter Ecuador

Here in Ecuador, very little is known about the history, production, varieties, brands and ways of enjoying whisky. However, in the UK, and particularly in Scotland, whisky represents a way of life and is of utmost importance for Scotland’s economy. Con..

  • 8 August, 2016
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Edition 51| The importance of energy Innovation in Ecuador

Energy innovation is a multi-sector issue that becomes more prominent every day, not only because of the latent risk of climate change, but also due to the fluctuating costs of energy – particularly fossil fuels. In 2014, oil subsidies reached nearl..

  • 8 August, 2016