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Switzerland Global Enterprise is a non-profit organization whose mission is to inform and advise Swiss and Liechtenstein SMEs wishing to export, thus promoting the Swiss foreign economy. On behalf of the Confederation, Switzerland Global Enterprise is also responsible for promoting Switzerland as a business location abroad and encouraging imports to some partner countries. By providing practical support, the action of Switzerland Global Enterprise is based on the networking of companies, experts and public and private organizations worldwide.


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02 December Droit des contrats : partie générale et contrats spéciaux

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(2014) - French

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Université de Genève

02 December This mine is mine!: how minerals fuel conflicts in Africa

This paper studies empirically the impact of mining on conflicts in Africa. Using novel data, we combine geo-referenced information over the 1997-2010 period on the location and characteristics of violent events and mining extraction of 27 minerals. Working with a grid covering all African countries at a spatial resolution of 0.5 0.5 degree, we find a sizeable impact of mining activity on the...

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(2014) - English

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Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

02 December The Principle of Common Concern and Climate Change

The international community has made a substantial effort to create awareness and foster research as well as developing inventories and methodologies to combat global warming. It has come a long way. The review and assessment of the most recent scientific, technical and socioeconomic information by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) amounts to one of the most comprehensive...

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(2014) - English

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University of Zürich - Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and IT

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