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Peter Benjamin Mandelson

Date of Birth: 21 October 1953


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Ely Calil, 1945-2018

From his grandiose office next to the United States Embassy in London, Calil ran an unrivalled social network boasting a comprehensive cast of ministers including Lord Mandelson, bankers, businessmen, advertising tycoons and public relations gurus such as Lord Tim Bell...


Trade talk troubles

Since 2007, the EU’s three successive trade commissioners, Peter Mandelson, Catherine Ashton and now Karel de Gucht, have made deals with as many non-African partners as they could...


Mr Chambas goes to Brussels

Some countries, such as Ghana, were pressed into signing EPAs last year by Louis Michel, then EU Development Commissioner, and Peter Mandelson, then at Trade...


Presidents, gems and trade

EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson has overseen the signing of 'goods only' agreements with Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire, Mauritius, Madagascar, Comoros, Seychelles, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland, and Mozambique...


Trading places

Europe's Trade Commissioner, Peter Mandelson, wants freer trade to come gradually, with Europe opening its markets faster than its African partners...


Budget bludgeon

Sithanen flew to Brussels in July and met the EU's Development and Trade Commissioners, Louis Michel and Peter Mandelson, to lobby for more aid and explain his reforms to approving EU officials...


Billing and couping

No claim was made against three other Britons whose complicity has been alleged: Mark Thatcher, Jeffrey Archer and Peter Mandelson...


WMD

The new EU Trade Commissioner (and Britain's New Labour godfather), Peter Mandelson, insisted EPAs were compatible with the 'antipoverty strategy' in the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals: they would support regional integration, widen access to European markets and help provide 'a stable and predictable framework for investors'...


The big push comes to shove

Another rift opened between Washington and London/Brussels when the European Union's Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson (a close political ally of British Prime Minister Tony Blair) criticised the US failure to act after the World Trade Organisation ruled its subsidies to its local cotton farmers to be illegal and damaging to developing country cotton exporters...


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