Denmark in Figures 2018

Denmark in Figures 2018

Besides Denmark, the Kingdom of Denmark includes the self-governing areas of Greenland and the Faroe Islands. The ice-free part of Greenland is almost ten times larger than Denmark, while Denmark is 30 times larger than the Faroe Islands. Denmark is a small country compared to its closest neighbours. Sweden is ten times and Germany eight times larger tha ...

Cyprus Overview

Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean, with an area of 9,251 km² and a population estimated 854,800 people in 2016. The strategic location of the island has played an important role in establishing Cyprus as a business hub since antiquity and as a very popular tourist destination. Cyprus has been a member state of the EU since 2004 and ...

Cuba: U.S. Policy Overview

Cuba: U.S. Policy Overview

Since the early 1960s, when the United States imposed a trade embargo on Cuba, the centerpiece of U.S. policy toward Cuba has consisted of economic sanctions aimed at isolating the government. In December 2014, the Obama Administration initiated a major policy shift moving away from sanctions toward engagement and the normalization of relations. The poli ...

Croatia Report Sustainable Governance Indicators 2018

Croatia Report Sustainable Governance Indicators 2018

Having won the parliamentary election in September 2016, the center-right HDZ (Croatian Democratic Union) held power throughout the observed period, with Andrej Plenković as Croatia’s new prime minister. HDZ first formed a center-right coalition government with the centrist party MOST (Bridge), which mustered a very solid majority in the Sabor (Croatian ...

Ivory Coast Country Profile

Ivory Coast Country Profile

Cote d’Ivoire is heavily dependent on the agriculture sector, providing roughly 68% of the population with employment. The country is the world’s largest producer and exporter of cocoa beans and a significant producer and exporter of coffee and palm oil. As a result, the economy is highly sensitive to fluctuations in international prices for these produc ...

Democratic Republics of the Congo

Democratic Republics of the Congo

Working environment The context The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to face great political challenges. Security remains precarious, especially in the eastern provinces. Currently, 1.15 million DRC citizens have been uprooted within the country, while another 300,000 are refugees in neighbouring States. The DRC also hosts more than 140,0 ...

Cook Islands 5TH NATIONAL REPORT to the CONVENTION on BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

Cook Islands 5TH NATIONAL REPORT to the CONVENTION on BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

The National Environment Service would like to gratefully express our gratitude to the NES staff, National Biodiversity Steering Committee, those individuals, experts, institutions and community groups who kindly gave valuable assistance, information and comments during the compilation of this report. Approved by the Cabinet of the Cook Islands Governmen ...

Union of the Comoros Country Report

Union of the Comoros Country Report

The Third United Nations Conference on Habitat will be held in 2016 and will focus on the issue of urban sustainable development. As a reminder, the Habitat II Conference, held in June 1996 in Istanbul, also called "World Cities Summit" had the objective of improving the living conditions and populations hosting in the city "guaranteeing decent housing t ...

Country Profile: Colombia

Country Profile: Colombia

Early History and Colonial Era: Colombia’s pre-Columbian history began more than 20,000 years ago, according to the earliest evidence of human occupation. The Chibcha, sub-Andean (Arawak), and Caribbean (Carib) peoples, most of whom lived in a patchwork of separate but organized, agriculturally based communities, inhabited the area now called Colombia. B ...

Annual Report to Congress

Annual Report to Congress

Annual Report to Congress: Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China 2019 A Report to Congress Pursuant to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000, as Amended Section 1260, “Annual Report on Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China,” of the National Defense Authoriza ...

Chile: the Government Struggles to Implement Its Reform Programme

Chile: the Government Struggles to Implement Its Reform Programme

Chile is a close partner of the EU in Latin America. The EU and Chile have a mutual interest in pursuing even closer ties, leading them to agree to upgrade and modernise the Association Agreement signed in 2002. They started negotiations on a modernised agreement in November 2017. President Sebastián Piñera's centre-right government took office in March ...

Republic of Chad

Republic of Chad

Re-establish a presence in Chad in order to address the needs of refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) and Sudan and assist the Government of Chad in providing international protection and humanitarian assistance for these refugees; ensure that adequate emergency response mechanisms are put in place to meet the immediate needs of refugees; str ...

Welcome to Canada What You Should Know

Welcome to Canada What You Should Know

Important things to do before and after you arrive in Canada In this section, you will find lists of important things to do before and after you arrive in Canada. Every newcomer’s situation is different, so the lists provide only an indication of what you may need to do at different stages. Not every item may be relevant to you, but it is best to be as p ...

Country Economic Review 2018 Antigua & Barbuda

Country Economic Review 2018 Antigua & Barbuda

This Prospectus is issued for the purpose of giving information to the public and investors interested in purchasing Treasury bills, notes and bonds issued by the Government of Antigua and Barbuda through the RGSM. The Government of Antigua and Barbuda accepts full responsibility for the accuracy of the information given and confirms, having made all rea ...

Andorra La Vella

Andorra La Vella

10.500 - 700 bC - From prehistoric times to the pre-Roman period: first inhabitants of the territory of Andorra as in La Balma de La Margineda, El Cedre in Santa Coloma or l’Antuix in Escaldes-Engordany. 805 - The legend says that Charlemagne founded Andorra in recognition for the help given by its inhabitants against Saracens. Mid-9th century - Consecra ...

Hybrid System and Environmental Evaluation Case House in South of Algeria

Hybrid System and Environmental Evaluation Case House in South of Algeria

Global environmental concerns and the escalating demand for energy, coupled with steady progress in renewable energy technologies, are opening up new opportunities for utilization of renewable energy resources. Hybrid energy (solar and wind) are the most abundant, inexhaustible and clean of all the renewable energy resources till date. Hybrid power gener ...