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Global Europe 09-04-2021

Global Europe Brief: Looking beyond the sofa

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU from a global perspective. You can subscribe here. /// EDITOR’s TAKE Three presidents, two chairs… The Ankara incident has created another headache for the EU to deal with after...
Global Europe 02-04-2021

Global Europe Brief, powered by FACEBOOK: Iran talks, Syria defeat & Donbas tensions

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU from a global perspective. You can subscribe here. EURACTIV’s Global Europe team wishes you a very happy Easter break and will be back for you next week with the...
Global Europe 26-03-2021

Global Europe Brief, powered by FACEBOOK: Protagonist, supporting actor, or both?

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU from a global perspective. You can subscribe here. /// EDITOR’s TAKE The debate about how to define strategic autonomy, a catchphrase coined by French President Emmanuel Macron, has been...
Global Europe 19-03-2021

Global Europe Brief: Turkey woes, Russia strategy & China sanctions

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU from a global perspective. You can subscribe here. Before you start reading, feel free to have a closer look at the exclusive op-ed ‘The EU needs to take its...
Global Europe 12-03-2021

Global Europe Brief: EU’s feminist foreign policy, still more talk than action

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU from the global perspective. You can subscribe here. /// EDITOR’s TAKE It is no secret that women are still woefully underrepresented in the world of foreign policy, security, defence...
26-02-2021

Global Europe Brief, powered by Facebook: ‘Strategic autonomy’ dreams continued

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU from the global perspective. You can subscribe here. /// EDITOR’s TAKE ‘Strategic autonomy’ strikes again. This time at the EU summit. EU leaders on Friday (26 February) debated efforts...
Global Europe 19-02-2021

Global Europe Brief: Biden’s first rendezvous with Europe

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU from the global perspective. You can subscribe here. /// EDITOR’s TAKE Munich calls: the annual Munich Security Conference is back with a virtual event later this evening with a...
Global Europe 12-02-2021

Global Europe Brief, powered by Facebook: Russia on EU’s mind

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU from the global perspective. You can subscribe here. /// EDITOR’s TAKE EU chief diplomat Josep Borrell’s trip to Moscow keeps haunting Brussels and has confirmed for many the desolate...
Global Europe 05-02-2021

Global Europe Brief: New frontiers of vaccine diplomacy

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU in the global perspective. You can subscribe here. /// EDITOR’s TAKE The global geopolitical picture is taking an interesting turn: China and Russia are using coronavirus vaccines to expand...
Global Europe 29-01-2021

Global Europe Brief, powered by Facebook: Where is the EU’s Indo-Pacific strategy?

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU in the global perspective. In this week's edition more on Russia sanctions, Portuguese presidency priorities and
Global Europe 22-01-2021

Global Europe Brief, powered by Facebook: EU’s Chinese gambles

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU in the global perspective. In this edition more on EU's Chinese gambles, Russia and Turkey sanctions and more.
Global Europe 15-01-2021

Global Europe Brief: Uncharted territory for Greece-Turkey talks

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU in the global perspective. If you like what you read, you can subscribe here. /// EDITOR’s TAKE The EU is set to recalibrate its position towards an increasingly...
Global Europe 11-01-2021

Global Europe Brief: What’s in stock for 2021?

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU in the global perspective. You can subscribe here. /// EDITOR’s TAKE 2020 was supposed to be the year to end Brexit, wave goodbye to Trump (check) and settle intra-European...
18-12-2020

Global Europe Brief: Veto power, Brexit shambles & Christmas break

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU in the global perspective. You can subscribe here. /// This is the last edition of the Global Europe Brief for 2020. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a...
Global Europe 11-12-2020

Global Europe Brief: Europe’s terrorism dilemma

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU in the global perspective. In this week's edition more on EU's counter-terrorism strategy, Turkey sanctions and European defence.
Global Europe 04-12-2020

Global Europe Brief: NATO’s soul-searching exercise

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU in the global perspective. You can subscribe here. /// EDITOR’S TAKE A new NATO reform report has recommended a more political role for the Western alliance, which is unlikely...
Global Europe 27-11-2020

Global Europe Brief: European defence, missing in action?

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU in the global perspective. In this week's edition more on
Global Europe 20-11-2020

Global Europe Brief: All about ‘that’ strategy

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU in the global perspective. In this edition, read more on EU's Strategic Compass, UK defence spending spree and Eastern Partnership burning.
Global Europe 13-11-2020

Global Europe Brief: EU ponders how to fight terrorism

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU in the global perspective. In this edition, read more on EU's terrorism dilemma, Russia's tit-for-tat sanctions and Biden-mania in Europe.
Global Europe 06-11-2020

Global Europe Brief: US Election Special

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU in the global perspective from our foreign affairs news team: Georgi Gotev and Alexandra Brzozowski. You can subscribe here. /// EDITOR’S TAKE The world, and especially Europe, nervously awaits the US election...
Global Europe 30-10-2020

Global Europe Brief: US votes, Europe hopes

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU in the global perspective from our foreign affairs news team: Georgi Gotev and Alexandra Brzozowski. You can subscribe here. /// EDITOR’S TAKE Next Wednesday, Europe will be able to mind its own...
Global Europe 23-10-2020

Global Europe Brief: EU-Magnitsky Act, strategy gaps & NATO in space and under the seas

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU in the global perspective from our foreign affairs news team: Georgi Gotev and Alexandra Brzozowski. You can subscribe here. /// STRATEGY HOLES The European Commission published its 2021 work programme this week,...
Global Europe 16-10-2020

Global Europe Brief: Running out of time

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU in the global perspective from our foreign affairs news team: Georgi Gotev and Alexandra Brzozowski. You can subscribe here. /// THE CLOCK IS TICKING It’s 100 seconds until the end of the...
Global Europe 08-10-2020

Global Europe Brief: Enlargement revival or more of the same?

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU in the global perspective from our foreign affairs news team: Georgi Gotev and Alexandra Brzozowski. You can subscribe here. /// ENLARGEMENT PROGRESS  The enlargement process of the Western Balkan states has for...