The discussion draws on the new ECFR report: ‘Dealing with a post-BRIC Russia’ by Ben Judah, Jana Kobzova and Nicu Popescu. It looks at the domestic and foreign policy constraints on a post-BRIC Russia that will shape Putin’s next presidency and analyses how Europe should rethink its relationship with Moscow.
Closed launch of the Scorecard 2012
“South East Europe in a Multipolar Era” was the first edition of the inaugural conference of the Germia Hill Forum, held at Prishtina, Kosovo and organized jointly by ECFR Sofia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kosovo
The event launched the report What Does Turkey Think?, authored by Dimitar Bechev in Sofia. It was organized at the European Parliament Informational Office in Bulgaria.
Closed lunch on the topic of “The EU’s strategic partnership with China: how to get it off the ground?“
Launch of the Beyond Maastricht: A New Deal for the Eurozone report
ECFR Sofia hosted a session on the prospects for the EU’s policies in the Eastern neighbourhood in cooperation with the Polish Embassy. The group of speakers was joined by a select group of senior diplomats stationed in Sofia, members of the Bulgarian parliament, top government officials, a medley of journalists and think-tankers.
Breakfast launch of the “The Illusion of Order and the Rise of Multipolar Europe” report
Launching the “Towards a Post-American Europe” with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Sofia Next Generation NATO event was part of a joint project between the European Council on Foreign Relations and Carnegie Europe with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria, which aimed to help the alliance engage a younger generation of security policy specialists from the region