Global Europe

Europe's East 15-04-2022

The West demands investigation of the crimes in Ukraine while EU’s energy policy has shifted

This week, our Beyond the Byline podcast focuses on how western leaders and human rights organisations like the OSCE are trying to investigate reports of war crimes committed in Ukraine by the Russian army. I talked to EURACTIV’s reporter Alexandra...
31-03-2022

EU membership candidates on the waiting list and can diplomacy stop the war in Ukraine?

This week, our Beyond the Byline podcast focuses on EU membership candidates, progress made, and the silence from the EU’s side. We looked at the instrument for pre-accession assistance and why there is a special process to join the bloc...
25-03-2022

Brussels Summits, Biden, Von der Leyen and a new COVID variant

This week is one of the busiest weeks for Brussels and international politics, as it’s the first time the “capital of Europe '' is hosting so many leaders at once for NATO, G7 and EU summits.
Europe's East 10-03-2022

EU meets in Versailles over Ukraine and Russian embassies ‘retaliate’ after EU sanctions

This week, our Beyond the Byline podcast focuses on informal summit of the EU leaders this Thursday in Versailles.
Europe's East 04-03-2022

Agrifood Podcast: Ukraine, food security, Salon de l’Agriculture

This week, EURACTIV's agrifood team gives you the run down on the impact of the war on Ukraine on the EU's agrifood sector and are joined by EURACTIV's Alice Taylor
Europe's East 04-03-2022

The cyber spillovers of the Ukrainian war

Cyberattacks are hardly limited to one country in an interconnected world. We discuss the impact of Russian cyberattacks against Ukraine on European companies.
Europe's East 03-03-2022

EU breaks ‘taboo’ to help Ukraine and wants to be independent from Russian gas

This week, our Beyond the Byline podcast focuses on the latest EU response to Russia’s war in Ukraine and the geopolitical 'taboos' involved in the EU's activation the European peace facility program.
17-06-2021

The Hungarian bill against the LGBTQI+ minority and North Macedonia’s policy win with UEFA

This week, the Yellow Room takes us to Budapest, where the government passed a new bill introducing tougher penalties for paedophilia, in the wake of several cases of child abuse. However, the new amendments put the LGBTQI+ minority on the...
Politics 11-06-2021

Transatlantic summits and a Bulgarian organ scandal

Next week, all the lights will be shining over Brussels, where a double summit is taking place. World leaders are hoping to set a key milestone in renewing the transatlantic partnership and maintaining economic ties between the EU and the...
22-04-2021

Climate law decisions and the phantom paper rocking the Western Balkans

This week on EURACTIV’s Yellow Room, we are talking about the outcomes of the climate law negotiations that concluded on Wednesday morning – the EU and US goals, the reactions, and what the future has in store. To find out...
Energy 25-02-2021

Strategic Compass and the EU’s €440 million failed gas projects

This week on EURACTIV’s Yellow Room, we are talking about Friday’s EU summit, where the leaders are expected to discuss security and defence issues. During the first part of their meeting, they will be joined by NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg for...