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Want to know more about the regulatory environment underpinning cross-border data transfers?

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💻Full paper: oe.cd/il/3FD
📲 Policy note: bit.ly/DataTsPb
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#Dataflows underpin most of our economic and social interactions and are the lifeblood of #internationaltrade.

There is no wisdom without knowledge, no knowledge without information, and no information without data.
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But the growing patchwork of rules and regulations on cross-border data flows is making it difficult to enforce #privacyprotection and for firms to engage in international trade.
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#PakistanArmy #COAS Gen Bajwa: #NationalSecurity in the age of #globalization, #information & #connectivity has now become an all-encompassing notion. Surely it is not solely a function of the #ArmedForces anymore.
#IslamabadDialogue #IslamabadSecurityDialogue
#PakistanArmy #COAS Gen Bajwa: #NationalSecurity also includes providing a conducive environment in which aspirations of human #security, national #progress & #development could be realized.
#IslamabadDialogue #IslamabadSecurityDialogue
#PakistanArmy #COAS Gen Bajwa: #NationalSecurity has now become an all-encompassing notion, wherein besides various elements of national power, #global & #regional environments also play a profound role.
#IslamabadDialogue #IslamabadSecurityDialogue
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Bahar Rumelili from @kocuniversity presents the main findings in the #identity & #culture dimension of #EU-#Turkey relations: we cannot see a linear trend in how the two sides' perception of each other in identity terms has unfolded over the years... @FEUTURE_EU
...There have been multiple abrupt shifts in identity perceptions on the two sides. #Identity and #culture intensify either #conflict or #convergence depending on the state of political relations...
#Europe is for #Turkey the significant other, and so is Turkey for Europe. Putting an end to the accession process would also be also harming Europe by crippling the #EU's aspirations as a universalistic identity that can be attractive for others....
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The new @wiiw_news Handbook of #Statistics 2018 contains updated key #macroeconomic & structural indicators for 22 economies in #CESEE serving as easy-to-use reference tool & facilitating comparisons across topics, countries & time.
wiiw.ac.at/wiiw-handbook-…
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New features of the 2018 ed. include e.g.
- new key indicators at #regional levels
- #wages & #investment data by activity now also available for #Turkey
- comparable #structural breakdown for all countries
Find below examples of some conclusions from the newly released data
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All countries in #CESEE experienced positive #economic #growth in 2017, clear leader was #EUCEE with average real GDP growth of 4.9%. Ten economies achieved their highest real #GDP growth rates over the last 5 years.
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