Europe’s green moment: How to meet the climate challenge

New ECFR data shows Europeans are divided on climate, but there are clear pathways to underpin European engagement with climate geopolitics.  EU member states are publicly committed to the European Green Deal but are divided over the details of its implementation.  They have different views on issues such as the proposed carbon border adjustment mechanism, Read more about Europe’s green moment: How to meet the climate challenge[…]

ECFR analysis: How the EU should cooperate with Indo-Pacific partners

Today, the EU approved conclusions on an EU strategy for cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, a region spanning from the east coast of Africa to the Pacific island states. According to its official statement the EU wants to “contribute to regional stability, security, prosperity and sustainable development, at a time of rising challenges and tensions in Read more about ECFR analysis: How the EU should cooperate with Indo-Pacific partners[…]

EU’s digital decade: ECFR’s tech experts available for comment and interview

Without its own digital capacities and autonomy, the EU will struggle to face the US and China in what has become a geopolitical technology competition. As the EU Commission today unveils its plans for the bloc’s ‚Digital Decade‘, the European Council on Foreign Relations is launching its Technology and European Power initiative based on four Read more about EU’s digital decade: ECFR’s tech experts available for comment and interview[…]

Deutschsprachige ECFR-Expert*innen zu außenpolitischen Themen

Wie kann Berlin Europas Russland-Politik stärken? Wie müssen Deutschland gemeinsam mit Frankreich und Großbritannien dem Iran gegenüber auftreten? Wie soll sich die deutsche Regierung mit Blick auf die EU-China-Beziehungen positionieren? Die Expert*innen der pan-europäischen Denkfabrik European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) erklären die außenpolitischen Debatten unserer Zeit aus der Perspektive einflussreicher EU-Staaten – und ordnen Read more about Deutschsprachige ECFR-Expert*innen zu außenpolitischen Themen[…]

ECFR polling and analysis ahead of this week’s european council

As European leaders prepare to meet this week to discuss the EU’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, its preparedness for other health threats, and issues surrounding the bloc’s security and defence, the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) shares details of polling and analysis across the agreed agenda. POLLING: In a recent pan-European survey, of more than 15,000 Read more about ECFR polling and analysis ahead of this week’s european council[…]

Safe across disciplines

With the latest version of its cooperation platform Engineering Base (EB), Aucotec AG will be introducing a new security package for engineering experts in plant engineering in time for the virtual Hannover Messe (Hanover Trade Fair) 2021. From quality assurance tools via automated intrinsic safety calculation (Ex-i) to the justiciable e-signing of the digital twin, Read more about Safe across disciplines[…]

Disziplinübergreifend sicher

Mit der neuesten Version ihrer Kooperationsplattform Engineering Base (EB) stellt die Aucotec AG pünktlich zur virtuellen Hannover Messe 2021 auch erstmals ein neues Sicherheitspaket für Engineering-Experten im Anlagenbau vor. Von Qualitätssicherungs-Tools über automatisierte Eigensicherheitsberechnung (Ex i) bis zum justiziablen e-Signing des digitalen Zwillings hat Aucotec das Thema Sicherheit in der datenzentrierten Plattform ausgebaut: Qualität mit Read more about Disziplinübergreifend sicher[…]

European cohesion through the pandemic: One year into covid-19

The covid-19 crisis has put European cohesion to the test. In Spring 2020, EU member states went their own ways by closing borders, keeping their medical equipment for themselves and not coordinating enough with their European counterparts. Since then, there has been significant progress, most notably on the economic recovery, but also in terms of healthcare Read more about European cohesion through the pandemic: One year into covid-19[…]

The geopolitics of the European Green Deal

The European Green Deal will not only profoundly transform the economy but will also have deep geopolitical repercussions.    It will affect geopolitics through its impact on the EU energy balance and global markets; on oil and gas-producing countries in the EU neighbourhood; on European energy security; and on global trade patterns, notably via the carbon border Read more about The geopolitics of the European Green Deal[…]

Bosnia to war, to Dayton, and to its slow peace

The international community was unprepared for the conflicts that followed the dissolution of Yugoslavia. In particular, it neglected Bosnia.   Europe was not enough to bring peace, the US was slow but eventually decisive, and Russia was a constructive actor.   The war in Bosnia lasted years longer than it should have more because of the divisions between outside powers than those within the Read more about Bosnia to war, to Dayton, and to its slow peace[…]