ECFR Council

Beyond the Mattei plan: Italy’s search for an Africa policy

This week, Italian prime minister Giorgia Meloni will present an urgently needed strategic plan for Africa. But as things stand, it is missing a clear strategy and the necessary planning

The challenges ahead: What to watch for in 2024

Amid the ongoing political turmoil and with half of the world’s population going to the polls, the EU needs to prepare for another stormy year

A war of wills: Europe’s peace mission in 2024

Russia will continue its war on Ukraine for as long as it can. Europeans need to make it clear that their will to support Kyiv will not falter

Martti Ahtisaari remembered

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of Martti Ahtisaari, co-chair emeritus of ECFR. The European Council on Foreign Relations…