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  • 1. Summary of the DESTEP Australia, New Zealand & Europe Demographic Population of Germany: 82 million Population of Spain: 46 million Population of Ukraine: 45 million Population of Australia 21 million Population of New Zealand: 4 million Capital: Germany: Berlin Spain: Madrid Ukraine: Kiev Australia: Canberra New Zealand: Wellington Climate: Germany: Humid Oceanic Spain: Semiarid Ukraine: Human continental Australia: Semiarid/desert New Zealand: Semiarid Economic Australia: Inflation in 2009: 2.8% Unemployment: 4% Interest: 3% 1 Australian dollar = €0.61 New Zealand: Inflation in 2009: 2.5% Unemployment: 4.6% (highest point in five year, due to the crisis) Interest: 8% Germany: Inflation in 2009: 1% Unemployment: 9.5% Interest: 3%
  • 2. Spain: Inflation: Ukraine: Socio-cultural Australia: Influences: America & Asia Sports: Rugby, cricket, hockey Religion: Christian New Zealand: Influences: Maori, America, Australia and the UK Religion: Christian Sport: Rugby Germany: Influences: Mostly own culture but many immigrants who bring there own culture Sports: Football and motorsports Ukraine: Influence: Europe Religion: Christian, orthodox Spain: Influences: Iberian, Celtiberan, Roman Catholic etc Religion: Roman Catholic Technical Australia: The biotechnology sector, communications and medical equipment sector are very dynamic. New Zealand: New Zealand is a modern and innovative country. A patent application from the industries of high and medium technology is below the OECD average. The biotechnology sector is very developed
  • 3. Germany: Germans are very concerned of the technological quality of equipment that they buy. That’s why companies like Siemens, Grunding, Volkswagen etc. are so competitive. Germany has many well-educated employees that are capable of producing high-tech machinery. Ukraine: Depend on industries established at the Soviet time. Spain: Good technological and industrial infrastructure. Spain works a lot in the telecommunication sector and computer science sector. The government wants to invest a lot in these two sectors and also in research and development Ecological Australia: 17 areas on the world heritage list. Well know is the Great Barrier Reef. Australians are very proud of there nature and try to protect as much as possible. The government has made some rules to protect the environment, an example is recycling all of the plastic bottles and paper. New Zealand: 3 areas on the WHL. New Zealand is one of the most environmentally friendly countries in the world. Germany: Germany used to be much polluted, due to the industry but since 1990 it gets better with the environment. The government is investing a lot in the environment and created a lot of jobs. Ukraine: One of the most polluted countries in the world. This is mostly due to the disaster in Tsjernobyl in 1986 and industry. But there is hope for Ukraine because they signed the Kyoto pact and they are trying to make it better. Spain: The government is trying to do the right thing for the environment. They only problem in Spain is the lack of water due to the pollution of the industry and agrarian.
  • 4. Political Australia: Member of the Commonwealth Head of the State: Queen Elisabeth II represented by the Governor General Federal parliament: the Senate (76 members) and the House of Representatives (150 members) New Zealand: Member of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Democracy and officially a constitutional monarchy Head of the State: Queen Elisabeth II represented by the Governor General Parliament of New Zealand: only a House of Representatives (120 members) Germany: Federal Republic composed of 16 Lander (it’s a state of the Federal Republic of Germany) Each Land has its own constitution. It also has a parliament (Land tag) and a government (Landesregierung) from the majority of the Land tag Ukraine: Parliamentary Democracy President of the Republic: elected by direct universal suffrage for five years Parliament: 450 members Spain: Constitutional monarchy governed by the Spanish Constitution of 1978 King: head of the State, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces and Chief of the Supreme Council of Defense. Very limited powers. Parliament: composed of the Congress of Deputies and the Senate