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MEP's vote on the UK's withdrawal from the EU, the final legislative step in the Brexit proceedings, during the plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020.

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News - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Impacts of Brexit on the UK, EU, and the World

Experts from the Belfer Center’s Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship and Future of Diplomacy Project shared their thoughts on the significance of the UK’s departure from the European Union.

Photo of migrants skipping over varrier between Servia and Croatia, 2015.

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Analysis & Opinions - METRO U.N.

Still on the Move: The World’s Migration and Refugee Challenge in 2019

| Nov. 13, 2019

The migration and refugee crisis is getting worse. Though the sudden influx of migrants into Europe in 2015/2016 did not repeat itself today’s overall figures speak for themselves: 26 million refugees worldwide, 800 thousand apprehensions at the US-Mexican border, 184 thousand asylum applications in Germany in 2018, 120 thousand in France and 581 thousand in the European Union.

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Analysis & Opinions - METRO U.N.

74th Session of the UN General Assembly - In a Changing World Order?

| Sep. 18, 2019

As every year the General Assembly will have to address the multitude of problems in the world from the war in Yemen and the conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa, the turmoil in Venezuela to the challenges of development. But this year it must in addition focus on trends that threaten the very basis of world order.

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Analysis & Opinions - METRO U.N.

The Future of NATO

| July 24, 2019

Whether NATO has a future amidst the challenges of the present era depends on several factors. First and foremost, NATO must survive the Trump Administration, whatever its duration.

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping before the beginning of the BRICS Leaders' meeting.

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Analysis & Opinions - METRO U.N.

China vs. India

| June 12, 2019

India’s direct relationship with China is characterized by both growing cooperation and competition, indeed rivalry. Trade and investment have increased significantly with China that is now India’s main trading partner. Both countries cooperate in numerous groupings such as BRICS and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, though the latter can also be seen as an attempt to draw India closer into a Beijing dominated orbit.