Europe in the World

Injecting new momentum into ASEM: an uphill struggle?
20 October 2008

The global financial crisis will dominate the 24-25 October ASEM 7 Summit and the organisation must deliver a coordinated response to demonstrate its relevance and show that it is more then just a useful discussion forum, speakers told a Policy Dialogue organised with the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF).

Georgia on the EU's mind
14 October 2008

Events this summer have consolidated EU-Georgian relations, as the population feel that the Union’s quick, decisive actions saved the country from foreign occupation and the EU now feels it can play a role in the Caucasus, said former Georgian Foreign Minister Salomé Zourabichvili at a Policy Briefing.

Azerbaijan and the EU in the new geo-strategic context
8 October 2008

Azerbaijan is a growing economic and strategic energy power in the Caucasus and lies at the gates of Central Asia, and the EU needs to redefine its relations with Baku for strategic political and economic reasons and to guarantee future energy supplies, speakers told a Policy Dialogue organised in collaboration with the Institute for Strategic Studies, Ljubljana.

Asian regional deals: spur or obstacle to free trade?
6 October 2008

Many of the free trade agreements that have been negotiated or are being negotiated by Asian countries and the EU are in fact “trade light” because they reflect foreign policy and political imperatives rather than economic goals, speakers agreed at a Dialogue.

Iran & non-proliferation: challenges and opportunities
2 October 2008

As a signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, Iran has a right to a uranium enrichment programme and has always agreed to stringent International Atomic Energy Agency inspections, speakers told a Policy Dialogue.

Russia on the global stage
3 September 2008

Events in Georgia have highlighted the need to strengthen EU-Russia relations, but sadly the West prefers to “contain” Russia, rather than working with it as an emerging strategic partner, said Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov at a Sixty-Minute Briefing.

Security and development in Africa: strengthening conflict prevention, resolution and management
15 July 2008

The EU and the African Union are developing a security and development partnership, based on enhancing dialogue between warring factions, overseeing Africa’s peace and security architecture, and supporting African security operations, speakers told a Policy Dialogue.

Global Europe: what next for EU foreign policy?
11 July 2008

The EU must face up to the challenges arising from the three key drivers of change which are shaping today’s world: economic changes, demography and climate change, Benita Ferrero-Waldner, European Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy, told a Breakfast Briefing.

Supporting African governance: the donor's dilemma
8 July 2008

The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is a unique initiative to assess governance in Africa, in which Heads of State agree to be peer reviewed by “equals”, speakers told a Policy Dialogue.

Japan and the G8 summit: tackling the challenge of climate change
26 June 2008

The Japanese government has introduced stringent measures to transform the country into a low-carbon society, so is now on target to meet its Kyoto commitments, Professor Hironori Hamanaka told a Policy Briefing.

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