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Nathalie Goulet

Nathalie Goulet is a member of the Senate of France, representing the Orne department (Normandy). Twitter: @senateur61

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Wasting food is a crime against humanity

A crime is ravaging the world, and we are all guilty. We have no one to blame but ourselves for the fact that 821 million people worldwide suffer from some level of malnourishment, and every five seconds an innocent child dies from hunger.

June 15, 2019

Plastic scourge means we’re ruining planet for our children

Should we pat ourselves on the back for this month’s World Cleanup Day, which was attended by millions of people? One swallow doesn’t make a summer, and one clean-up day solves nothing. Collecting rubbish on a beach is not a policy, though it is a nice idea and a great photo opportunity.

September 26, 2018

Europe weak in the face of economic blackmail

Just days after the anniversary of the D-Day landings of June 6, 1944, France’s present-day American allies continued their recent habit of making a mockery of multilateralism.

June 18, 2018

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the challenges of modernizing Saudi Arabia 

The crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, also known by his initials MBS, begins his visit to France on Monday.

April 08, 2018

Dead-end donor conferences have left populations in distress

History, especially Middle Eastern history, is peppered with deadly conflicts followed by either “reconstructive” conferences or economic support. Yet why is progress never made?

March 30, 2018

Who can stop Syria crisis escalating into a third Gulf War?

The situation in the Middle East is terrifying as, day by day, the contagion of regional conflicts extends into Syrian territory, the new grounds of a proxy war.

February 28, 2018