In a special event hosted by ECFR the UN Secretary-General António Guterres calls on Europe to continue to lead by example on climate change
What is the best strategy for de-escalation? Will Europe be able to overcome its internal divisions on East Med?
Virtual talk on 17 September 2020 with Ibrahim Kalin on Turkey's position in the current Eastern Mediterranean conflict, the risks of military escalation and prospects for a dialogue with Europe
Taiwan’s experience with fighting the coronavirus has shown that there is a way in overcoming pandemics without sacrificing fundamental values like democracy, freedom and human rights
Opening remarks from Heiko Maas, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany, at ECFR Virtual Annual Council Meeting 2020, held on 29-30 June
How is the coronavirus crisis reshaping India’s geopolitics? Amid tensions with China, the US' global withdrawal as well as hyper-globalisation, C. Raja Mohan, Director of the Insitute of South Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore, calls for a new compact between India and the West to produce a new world order for the 21st century.
In his latest paper "Black Swans, Dragon Kings and Gray Rhinos", best-selling author and renowned historian Niall Ferguson explains what the First World War and the outbreak of covid-19 have in common. What socio-economic, political and geopolitical lessons can we draw as we face the consequences of the coronavirus?
Has the coronavirus been Europe’s ‘Hamiltonian’ moment?
What will the future of Africa-Europe relations look like? Will there be opportunities for a renewed partnership? Carlos Lopes, African Union High Representative for Partnerships with Europe and Professor at the Mandela School of Public Governance at the University of Cape Town shares his view from Africa on the evolving international order, geopolitical trends, and the impact on EU-Africa relations in a post-COVID-19 world
This week we will have with us Catherine Belton, a renowned business journalist, who has just published a book "Putin's People: How the KGB took back Russia and then took on the West". In the lecture, Catherine will share her findings of KGB networks behind Putin and their interactions with the West.