Through a TTIP agreement, the combined regulatory power of the United States and the European Union will offer the transatlantic West a window of opportunity to defend economic interests and political values in an increasingly plurilateral global order.
The 13th Europe Lecture will be delivered by former President of Latvia Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga and China-specialist Jonathan Holslag. They will discuss the theme 'Europe in the World: Peace and Security'.
This seminar focuses on the next phase of the EU's Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) with special attention to the institutional developments related to the changing roles of the European Commission and the Council.
This Portugese-language article argues that Europe will have to take more responsibility for its own security. Military forces are needed, but increasingly they will become part of a wider effort, closely working togetherwith civilian actors, outside and inside Europe.
In the first PINPoints since the death of Nelson Mandela we take stock of his negotiation legacy. And his form of leadership which we have not seen since, although the new edition of PINPoints described plenty of situations in which it is surely needed.
Het is zeer de vraag of de Europese Unie snel overeenstemming zal bereiken over haar klimaatpakket voor 2030. De Commissie heeft haar werk gedaan; de bal ligt nu bij de Europese Raad. De belangen van de lidstaten in het klimaatdossier lopen duidelijk uiteen.