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.
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.
This year’s World Trade Forum brings together researchers and practitioners to reflect on recent developments in trade policy and on opportunities to bolster trade cooperation looking forward.
This webinar, organised in partnership with Bertelsmann Stiftung on 8 July, presented findings and recommendations for WTO reform, based on a Bertelsmann Stiftung-support research project. Speakers focused on working practices; dispute settlement; managing subsidy-related spillovers and governance of plurilateral initiatives.
The Covid 19 pandemic is affecting the global economy and some predict it to be worse than the great depression. On 18 June the RESPECT project, led by Prof. Bernard Hoekman, hosted an online panel which discussed whether this crisis…
On 5 June 2020, Prof. Bernard Hoekman, director of the Global Economics research area, chaired a webinar on ‘Pandemic-Era Trade Policies in Food and Medical Products and International Cooperation’.
On 18 May the RESPECT project, led by Prof. Bernard Hoekman, hosted an online panel which discussed patterns and prospects of trade policy strategies since the COVID19 crisis outbreak. Panellists focused on trade policy responses in Europe, their coherence across EU Member States and EU institutions, their implications for business and developing countries.
On 20-21 March 2019 a conference on ‘Cultural Pluralism in the Cities of the Global South’ took place at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute (EUI). It was organised by Prof. Anna Triandafyllidou, EUI; Prof. Peggy Levitt …