The rising threat from covid-19 has implications that reach far beyond national borders. ECFR’s experts explore issues ranging from governmental credibility and legitimacy to the importance of multilateralism, analysing the repercussions of the virus on the global stage.

Europe’s double bind

The covid-19 pandemic has exposed a gap between European aspirations and actions. If European leaders are serious about defending rules-based multilateralism and securing the European Union’s interests in the twenty-first century, they will need to start coming to terms with today’s geopolitical realities.

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