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Pages: 5929-5937
Publication year: 2015
ISBN: 978-84-608-2657-6
ISSN: 2340-1095

Conference name: 8th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
Dates: 18-20 November, 2015
Location: Seville, Spain

INTERNATIONAL SITUATION IN THE FIRST SEMESTER OF 2015: HISTORY THROUGH THE ROUTE FRANCE, THE UNITED KINGDOM, GERMANY, GREECE, AND THE VATICAN

J.G. de la Vega Meneses, M.J. Rivero Villar

Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla (MEXICO)
This research documents the current international economic and social environment from the perspective of the major international agencies. It is rewarding to investigate in retrospective way about what has happened during the first semester of 2015 in this case highlighting some important events that happened recently in Europe, because knowing the past allows forecasting clearly but with uncertainty, the future of short and medium term. Today the mankind faces a period of crisis, synonymous of change and this research provides an updated overview of the global socio-economic environment, allowing the understanding of risks and opportunities.

This research is released to understand the current international economic history, identifying the concerns from the main international agencies and taking into account important events that have occurred recently in Europe, considering that these events may have important impact worldwide.

Nowadays the modern trend through which the knowledge is shared includes Internet, system that allows to learn and to conceptualize the current international economic history in real time. In this way, the Internet has become an efficient tool for the development of studies and research as long as they maintain a strict quality control in the selection of sources. This idea deals with the concept of informational society that Castells describes as a society based on information and knowledge managed by the new technologies .

In this way, it is interesting to review the information available on line from high quality sources, in order to get reliable information in connection with the current international economic environment, through consultations on official sites that international agencies owes for promoting transparency in the information and becoming sources of high quality data, increasing the knowledge and understanding of the globalization process as a result of the Scientific-Technological Revolution.

That is why within the sources of information used to conduct this research, it has been reviewed the official websites of several agencies, from the period January-June 2015, where the main events considered were: the terrorist attack in France, in the Charlie Hebdo Magazine offices in Paris; the possible referendum in the UK about on whether or not the country should remain in the European Union, The G7 Summit 2015 headed and hosted by Germany; the financial and economic crisis in Greece; and the new encyclical Laudato Si, written by the Pope Francis, The Vatican.
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J.G. de la Vega Meneses, M.J. Rivero Villar (2015) INTERNATIONAL SITUATION IN THE FIRST SEMESTER OF 2015: HISTORY THROUGH THE ROUTE FRANCE, THE UNITED KINGDOM, GERMANY, GREECE, AND THE VATICAN, ICERI2015 Proceedings, pp. 5929-5937.
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