Elcano Blogs October

Andrés Ortega. 2018, a lost year for Europe. 16 October 2018.

There was a time when it was hoped that 2018 would be the year in which the EU. The Bavarian results have triggered a political earthquake.

2018, a lost year for Europe


Iliana Olivie Aldasoro and Manuel Gracia Santos. A tale of Africa’s behaviour in Elcano Global Presence Index. 15 October 2018.

What the Elcano Global Presence Index is showing about Africa? The Index is calculated and updated yearly. The 2018 edition includes 21 African countries.

A tale of Africa’s behaviour in Elcano Global Presence Index


Andrés Ortega. Half the world is middle class. 9 October 2018.

The middle and wealthy classes now account for more than half the world’s population, rather more than 3.8 billion people, a majority.

Half the world is middle class

Andrés Ortega. If the UK stays. 2 October 2018.

The prospect is again being raised of Brexit not taking place and the UK remaining in the EU. Bu the Remain option is not devoid of problems for the EU.

If the UK stays

Andrés Ortega. The G20 and the management of global goods. 25 September 2018.

It is necessary to incorporate into this governance an inductive, with more actors, drawn from civil societies and citizens, the cities and the businesses.