How can Europe adapt its strategies for multilateralism in this competitive world and what would they look like?
The covid-19 pandemic has brought forward a new agenda for multilateralism, focused on areas including global health, economic recovery, climate, technology, and trade
How can we explain the current crisis of the liberal international order?
This could be the moment to build a more balanced transatlantic relationship, with Europeans showing the US where we need it to engage, and how – rather than simply waiting for cues from Washington
The European Council on Foreign Relations welcomes the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres in his virtual address to Europe, speaking about the continent's role in the international fight against climate change
A small, high-level online round-table on Europe’s role in multilateralism that ECFR is organising in cooperation with the Foreign Ministries of Finland and Spain
The Portuguese EU presidency should handle issues in line with European voters’ perceptions of the new reality created by the coronavirus
Regardless of the US election’s outcome, Europe will face some difficult choices on how far liberal states should cooperate with illiberal ones in shaping the international order
When the United Nations celebrates its seventy-fifth anniversary this September, the US will still be misgoverned by a transactional president who has no interest in global rules. But if that precludes a rebirth of global multilateralism this autumn, things could look very different next spring.
EU-Africa relations are characterised by a series of failed beginnings. They continue to suffer from a lack of deep and far-reaching political will, despite being the subject of a series of diplomatic initiatives in the past two decades.