About: Susanne Gratius

Global Europe 17-06-2015

EU-LAC: In need of a new roadmap

Last week’s EU-CELAC Summit addressed a host of issues but missed the opportunity to cement the strategic relationship between Europe and South America, writes Susanne Gratius.
EU Priorities 2020 01-02-2012

A less European Germany in a more German Europe

This week's EU summit has again illustrated that austerity continues to be Berlin’s only response to the crisis, ignoring social issues and a rising tide of euroscepticism and anti-German feelings among the population, writes Susanne Gratius from Madrid-based think-tank FRIDE.
Euro & Finance 23-09-2011

No help from the BRICS in eurozone debt crisis

By stating their willingness to help the crisis-hit eurozone, emerging powers – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – stressed once more their key role in world geo-economics and politics. However, the BRICS remain too different to define common interests and should not have a centre-stage role in Europe's crisis, writes Susanne Gratius from the Madrid-based think-tank FRIDE.