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sergio.marx Twitter: sergiomarxSergio

French-Spanish journalist based in Berlin working on Germany, Eastern Europe and the EU. I don't like peanut butter.
  • Should we still believe the IMF?

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    Since the end of the 1970s, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank have advised developing countries to adopt pro-growth policies, supposed to be a vector for jobs and well-being. But in many cases, these reforms have led to growth without jobs. The English economist John Williamson named […]

  • A neighbourhood garden in Berlin, Germany

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    As part of our  coverage on “The New City” we asked our bloggers for some pictures from their cities. Are there any places in their cities that are prime examples for sustainable urban living? But it could also be a negative example in order to show how a city should not […]

  • What did we learn from the Ehec outbreak?

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    During the Ehec outbreak in Germany last year, the government was unable to locate the origin of the bacteria for more than two weeks. The British Council‘s panel discussion on tomorrow’s security challenges, last Thursday in Berlin, was the occasion to ask high profile security experts their opinion on the […]

  • Slideshow: Discussing future global threats

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    Three experts came together at the British Council in Berlin to discuss how to deal with future global threats. The panel discussion speakers were Elke Hoff, Member of Parliament, Terence Taylor, President of the International Council for the Life Sciences, Dr. Rainer Wessel, Director of CI3 Clustermanagment. The discussion was […]