Bjork Agreement

The driving force behind the treaty on the German side was to undermine the Franco-Russian alliance while strengthening Germany`s position vis-à-vis Britain. [3] Originally formulated as a pact of global reciprocity, the inclusion of Wilhelm`s words “in Europe” in the first article, thus limiting the treaty`s mission to Europe, came into conflict with German Chancellor Bernhard von Bolow, who had not been warned against the late amendment. [3] He felt that Russia`s support for the British presence in India was necessary, while Wilhelm believed that such operations would only lead Germany in a sterile war in that region to the detriment of the German position in Europe. [3] Because of the disagreement, Bolow threatened to resign and asked for a melodramatic letter from the emperor, which ended with these words: “If a letter of resignation comes from them, the emperor would no longer live the emperor the next morning! Think of my poor wife and children! [3] Therefore, he proposed compromises, but before the problem could be resolved on the German side, the Russian government rejected the agreement. [3] Calls on the Commission and the Council to promote, in trade agreements, the obligation to implement bilateral cooperation actions aimed at improving women`s capacity and conditions, taking full advantage of the opportunities offered by these agreements and, in this context, establishing and facilitating cooperation, establishing and monitoring the implementation of a joint committee on trade and equality. ensure adequate participation by private stakeholders, including experts and civil society organisations, in the area of gender equality and women`s empowerment, and ensure broad representation of the Community and the sector through consultation opportunities (for example. B online discussions) beyond structured dialogues; B. whereas trade policy could be used as an instrument to promote global and European values, including gender equality; whereas the EU`s trade and investment agreements and policies are not gender neutral, which means that they have different effects on women and men due to structural inequalities; whereas women face gender constraints, such as .B limited access to resources and control of resources, legal discrimination and overburdened unpaid care work due to traditional gender roles; 31.