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The French economy achieved an excellent performance during his term of office: Strauss-Kahn was an early proponent of reducing the working week to 35 hoursa measure implemented by Martine AubryMinister for Social Policies.
In he became one of the leaders of the Socialist Party for the regional elections in the Ile-de-France region Paris and suburbswhich were won by the PS. But as Strauss-Kahn refused to swap his ministry for the executive leadership of the Ile-de-France, Jean-Paul Huchon became the president of the regional council.
Inhe was accused of corruption in two financial scandals related to Elf Aquitaine and the MNEF Affaira student mutual health insuranceand decided to resign from his ministerial office to fight these charges, in agreement with the " Balladur jurisprudence ".
He was replaced by Christian Sautter. He was acquitted in Novemberand was reelected in a by-election in the Val-d'Oise. He thus prepared France's entrance in the euro zone. Strauss-Kahn also repealed the Thomas Act on hedge funds and launched the Conseil d'orientation des retraites Orientation Council on Pensions.
He first declined in taking part in the new leadership of the PS, then in the opposition, in the congress of the party.
But he joined the party's leadership again at the end ofand was given overall responsibility for drawing up the Socialist programme for the presidential electionalong with Martine Aubry and Jack Lang. During the summer meeting ofhe announced that he would be a candidate for the primary elections of the Socialist Party for the presidential election.
Strauss-Kahn finished second, behind Royal.
On 13 AprilStrauss-Kahn called for an "anti- Sarkozy front" between the two rounds of the forthcoming presidential election. Former Polish Prime Minister Marek Belka withdrew his candidacy as it was opposed by the majority of European countries. On 28 Septemberthe International Monetary Fund 's 24 executive directors selected him as the new managing director.
Strauss-Kahn replaced Spain's Rodrigo Rato.
An IMF report from January  called for a stronger role for special drawing rights SDR in order to stabilize the global financial system.
According to the report, an expanded role for SDRs could help to stabilize the international monetary system. Furthermore, for most countries except for those using the US dollar as their currency there would be several advantages in switching the pricing of certain assets, such as oil and gold, from dollars to SDRs.
For some commentators that amounts to a call for a "new world currency that would challenge the dominance of the dollar". Nagy alleged that Strauss-Kahn had used his position to coerce her into the affair. They said the government "'should regulate more, because we are too greedy, we can't avoid it.
He was on a plane about to take off, when airport police asked that the plane be stopped; he was escorted off the plane and interviewed by police.Today Rita Ora shared a new single with a distinctive earlys vibe called “Velvet Rope.” On the track, Rita channels her inner Dionne Warwick or Petula Clark and adds some modern production to tell the age-old tale of the one that got away.
Watch breaking news videos, viral videos and original video clips on schwenkreis.com Of his children, Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Marquis de Seignelay, followed his father as Secretary of State of the Navy while Jacques-Nicolas Colbert was Archbishop of Rouen.
His policies inspired those of Alexander Hamilton, the . AP Euro Project by AP Euro on 24 October After the death of his father he took control of the dynasty at age 5.
Louis also had the longest reign lasting 72 years longer than any other monarch in Europe. His Reign: The Bourbon Dynasty This entire Dynasty lasted from (began ruling Navarre) to , with the overthrow of the.
As a follow-up to Tuesday’s post about the majority-minority public schools in Oslo, the following brief account reports the latest statistics on the cultural enrichment of schools in Austria.
Vienna is the most fully enriched location, and seems to be in roughly the same situation as Oslo. Many thanks to Hermes for the translation from schwenkreis.com Return to Transcripts main page.
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