A port is a maritime facility which may comprise one or more wharves where ships may dock to load and discharge passengers and cargo. Although usually situated on a sea coast or estuary, some ports, such as Hamburg, Manchester and Duluth, are many miles inland, with access to the sea via river or canal. Because of their roles as a port of entry for immigrants many port cities such as London, New York, Shanghai, Los Angeles, Singapore and Vancouver have experienced dramatic multi-ethnic and multicultural changes.Ports are extremely important to the global economy, responsible for 70% of global merchandise trade …



EUROPOL: European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation · 10 June 2024 English

The first report on encryption created by the EU Innovation Hub for Internal Security presents an analysis on the topic of encryption from a legislative, technical and developmental viewpoint. It …

(IANA) maintains a list of “well- known” ports, which are ports assigned to a specific protocol (e.g. port

RAND Corporation · 10 June 2024 English

The authors used a brainstorming activity to identify three ideal future states for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For each future state, the authors discuss why DHS leadership …

Technology, Many Missions initiative also sup- ports components’ ability to jointly develop an aspect

RAND Corporation · 7 June 2024 English

The authors of this report explore China’s military strategy for its overseas bases—specifically, how Chinese military researchers view the utility of overseas bases during a war—based on a review of …

literature does not discuss waging a war from civilian ports. • Key indications and warning of a PLA shift toward focuses on PRC commercial investments in foreign ports to advance PLA power projection in peacetime.5 overseas facilities, including foreign commercial ports over which the PRC expects to exert some degree count on host country access to foreign commercial ports, which have limited capabilities to perform the commercial ports to perform sophisticated maintenance or repairs. Even PLA Navy visits to these ports, characterized

World Bank Group · 6 June 2024 English

This report examines the multiple urban crises and their responses, using Hiroshima as a case study. Hiroshima, which suffered tremendous damage from the atomic bombing at the end of World …

prefectural-level infrastructure projects, such as ports and river management, the city government was the the capital (Tokyo) and the reuse of military ports, which deals with the aftermath of the war; and

World Bank Group · 6 June 2024 English

This report explores the dynamics between domestic food security in Central America and global price inflation. The report analyzes the extent to which international food and fertilizer prices have been …

and warehousing facilities, as well as improved ports handling. Such investments can serve to mitigate

EPRS: European Parliamentary Research Service · 6 June 2024 English

Amidst a changed global environment and with the goal to defend its geopolitical weight, the EU should provide public goods with EU value added, so that efficiency gains can be …

a string of logistics centres, seaports, river ports and airports with the goal of setting homogeneous

World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 English

In 1992, the 73rd Amendment to the Indian Constitution created 250,000 village democracies (called Gram Panchayats) covering 800 million citizens. It mandated regular elections, deliberative spaces, and political reservations for …

investigations and the compilation of numerous re- ports by 1909, the Commission recommended the cautious

ADB: Asian Development Bank · 5 June 2024 English

This brief analyzes how Bangladesh can strengthen its regulatory ecosystem to bolster vaccine and pharmaceutical manufacturing, improve public health outcomes, and better prepare for future health emergencies.

health system, and used to control medicines at ports of entry by government inspectors. Information

World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 English

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