ISSN 2674-8053

Global Themes

Global Themes

Impacts of COVID-19 on European Tourism

In 2019, the European travel and tourism industry contributed 2.191 billions of dollars of the GDP of Europe, according to the statist. Yet, in 2020, with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the sector was one of the most affected by the restrictive measures to contain the virus, representing 1.064 billions of dollars of European GDP. After approximately a year and a half, despite the presence of the coronavirus, Europe tries to reopen its borders and, consequently, estimular o setor com o início da vacinação. Antes da crise de saúde, in 2019, the travel and tourism sector represented 10,4% of world GDP with consecutive growth in European GDP since 2012, which also reflected in job creation in Europe. There are approximately 20 years, o continente vem sendo o principal destino de viagens ...
What are the Ningyos?
Asia, Japan, Global Themes

What are the Ningyos?

Ningyo - Photo Fausto Godoy On the date that the “Girls' Day” is celebrated, in Japan, let's look at the figure of the Ningyos. To begin, we have to understand that they are not dolls for children to play, but “fetishes” on which parents focus their hope that they will have a good future. And what are the messages they convey? Traditional Japanese society worships very definite values ​​for men and women. These values, that are still very ingrained, especially among older people, flow from the History and traditions that govern coexistence, at all social levels. What are these values? Those who define male behavior have their roots in “bushido”, which can be translated as “the warrior's path”, that is, o samurai. O Bushidō -...
British breach of Brexit agreements
Europe, International Organizations, UK, Global Themes, European Union

British breach of Brexit agreements

Authors Mariana Clemente and Lara Cristal Gonçalves In the year of 2017, the United Kingdom initiated a process of withdrawal from the European, called "Brexi", is at 31 January 2020, became the first country to carry it out. After that date, over a period of 11 months were and will be agreed on treaties and negotiations between the United Kingdom and the European bloc. In October of this year, the English country was accused of breaching and violating agreements with the EU, causing the block to seek to process it. The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, announced the decision at a meeting, of a brief statement in which he regretted that the Boris Johnson Government had breached its obligation and violated the terms of the Northern Ireland protocol, when presenting a draft of the Law of the Me ...
Joe Biden's Asia
Americas, Asia, BRICS, China, U.S, India, International Organizations, Global Themes

Joe Biden's Asia

Joe Biden (US President) e Xi Jinping (President from China) at a meeting in China in 2013 - AP Photo Lintao Zhang Asia has traditionally been an enigma for American administrations, who find partners in the region - or not - with the dimension of China, India, Japan and South Korea, economic giants whose long shared history reveals nuances and presents challenges that go beyond the simplistic Western ideal of “Trump style”. From you, over the past century, Asian countries have chosen regional security as a priority in their relationship with the United States. From the end of II the War, Americans are committed to ensuring peacekeeping in the eastern Pacific. This commitment is before the State rather than the government, as evidenced by “Taiw ...
Elections in the United States 2020: the health system from the perspective of presidential candidates
Americas, U.S, Global Themes

Elections in the United States 2020: the health system from the perspective of presidential candidates

The election for President of the United States will take place in 2020, in a year of great global instability, mainly caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and developments in the economy. According to John Hopkins University data (2020),  the United States already adds up to more than 160.000 deaths and more 5.4 millions infected by the new coronavirus. The country represents 24% of Covid-19 cases worldwide and 22% of deaths from the disease. Studies indicate that, with rising unemployment, between February and March 2020, 5.4 millions of people lost their health insurance, representing a growth of 39% of people without health plans (GANGOPADHYAYA; GARRETT, 2020). The data exposes the profound impact of the pandemic on access to the health system, being one of the main concerns ...
NAVROZ, the new year parsi
Afghanistan, Asia, Europe, India, Will, Middle East, UK, Global Themes, Turkmenistan

NAVROZ, the new year parsi

On the last day 16 of august the parsi community of india celebrated the Navroz, your new year, the day she commits herself to renewing hope. Homes are neatly arranged, individuals wear new clothes, exchange gifts and make donations to charities. Nothing much different from Christian Christmas. Tradition of 3000 years, the parsi New Year holiday was created by the prophet Zoroaster, according to legend. But, who are zoroastrians and parsis? Zoroastrianism is considered the oldest of the known monotheistic religions, although there are controversies in this regard. It started with the revelations of Zarathustra, whom the Greeks called Zoroaster. There is not much information about your life; believed to have been born in Sogdiana, no r...