As a leader in international climate diplomacy, the EU still lacks an ecological foreign policy. The union will need to make some far-reaching changes to its geopolitical strategies if it is to place ecological imperatives above other interests.
The China-Greece relationship is characterized by a contrast between the growing negative perception of the Greek public opinion toward Beijing’s presence in the country and a Chinese media assessment consistently praising the “Sino-Greek engagement over long-term Chinese investment.”
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to expel ten Western ambassadors who called for the release of jailed businessman and philanthropist Osman Kavala. Marc Pierini looks at what is behind this move and the implications such a foreign policy decision could have.
This month’s Brdo declaration also spoke of “the primacy of democracy, fundamental rights and values and the rule of law”.
How much additional gas is required to stabilize the European market, and are Russia and other key suppliers able to provide it?
On the Wilfried Martens Centre’s podcast “Her and EU” Director Rosa Balfour speaks to Loredana Teodorescu about how being a woman affected her career, why leadership in European think tanks is male-dominated, and what think tanks can do to address the imbalance.
China’s global footprint has expanded exponentially in recent years, becoming a source of investment for countries around the world. But notably, many nations have struggled to grapple with the accompanying implications and political risks.
Because of Brexit, a peace accord that ended decades of conflict in Northern Ireland is hanging by a thread. The stability of this part of Europe depends on the EU and Britain finding a compromise.
The European Green Deal provides a road map for the EU’s socioecological and economic transition to a low-carbon future. Its implications for Africa are multifaceted. Yet it offers the promise of overhauling EU-Africa relations if the right steps are taken now.