COVID-19 almost one year on, it is time to assess who passed the test, and who failed.
Serving and retired government officials, representatives of the private sector, media and institutions/academia come together to review the of India-EU relations and point to a promising direction for the future.
"2021 can be a breakthrough year for climate: the new US administration and the EU have a real opportunity, through a ‘global net zero coalition’, to remove some of the key bottlenecks in the global path to climate neutrality."
For all Beijing's ambitions of cracking the hegemony of the US dollar in the face of Trump administration sanctions, the yuan still has a long way to go.
An attempt merely to restore the pre-Trump status quo would fail to address major challenges; the task ahead is one of rebuilding, rather than repair. It should start with a clear identification of the problems that the international system must tackle.
With the US presidential elections around the corner we asked ourselves: what would a Biden administration look like? And what would a(nother) Trump administration look like?
What shape will the trade relationship between the EU and the US take in the coming years?
“Only a broad policy framework – taking into account economic, fiscal, industrial, labour, innovation and social policy issues – can address the challenges of the climate crisis in a balanced way.”
Multilateralism and global collaboration: the case of Japan and the EU.
A conversation on ageing societies, waning inequality, as well as an inflation revival.
A Joe Biden Administration would have to decide to what extent to unpick the major United States trade policy shifts of the last four years. A quick return to comprehensive trade talks with the European Union is unlikely and the US will remain focused on its rivalry with China. Nevertheless, there would be areas for EU/US cooperation, not least World Trade Organisation reform.
Dani Rodrik explains the globalisation paradox.