My term as director of the Global Governance Programme started on 1 September. I was fortunate both to inherit the excellent team forged by Brigid Laffan and to join alongside Stephanie Hofmann (see note below). What I have learned about the program is the amazing wealth of…
The final academic conference of the RESPECT project aimed at discussing the project’s research findings, while reflecting on policy implications and possible directions of future research.
The 2021 World Trade Forum, co-organised with the World Trade Institute at the University of Bern which took place on 14-15 October, brought together leading trade practitioners and scholars, government officials, and representatives of international and non-governmental organisations.
Realising Europe’s soft power in external cooperation and trade (RESPECT) is a research project funded by the European Commission under Horizon 2020 (GA 770680) for the period 2018 – 2021. A workshop aiming to present and discuss the main findings of RESPECT project research with the Brussels community.
In this new VoxEU ebook edited by Bernard Hoekman, Tu Xinquan and Wang Dong, teams of mostly Chinese and European experts reflect on key challenges confronting the global trading system and offer pragmatic suggestions for rebooting multilateral cooperation.
The Global Citizenship research strand of the Global Governance Programme (EUI/RSC) will host an informal seminar series with monthly meetings throughout the academic year 2021-22 in order to foster exchange on latest, cutting-edge research on citizenship and to provide an opportunity for…
This workshop at the European University Institute’s Robert Schuman Centre, where an EU-Asia Programme has been inaugurated in January 2021, explored the EU and Japan’s international relations in an age of great power competition, especially their position amidst US-China rivalry and the engagement with economic statecraft and strategic communications.
Our Global Economics team is pleased to announce the publication by the Brookings Institution Press of a co-edited volume, ‘Trade in the 21st Century: Back to the Past?’. The volume brings together papers by leading economists who reflect on the drivers of changes in trade and trade policy and the prospects for a return to multilateral cooperation to address trade conflicts.
On the occasion of the International Day for Tolerance on 16 November, the Cultural Pluralism team is pleased to share insights on building resilience against violent extremism and radicalisation from the Horizon2020 research projects GREASE and BRaVE and on dealing with contested heritage from the Heritage Contact Zone project supported by the Creative Europe Programme.
The GREASE project has just published an International Handbook of Good Practices for Building Resilience Against Violent Religious Radicalisation. Featuring findings from a dozen Case Studies carried out by our regional partners, this booklet offers practical guidance on how to strengthen community resilience.