In the aftermath of the UK’s referendum on EU membership, over 200 current and former European officials will come together with academics, journalists, and business leaders at the European Council on Foreign Relations' Annual Council meeting. See the complete list of speakers, the agenda, and - from Monday - live multimedia updates.
The Brexit vote poses profound questions about the future of the European project, but the world will not stop while Europe works out its future.
ECFR's national offices respond to Britain's 'out' vote.
Two new publications from the European Council of Foreign Relations look at the real issues behind the question of market economy status.
Sanctions are clearly not an end in themselves. They are a tool and as such should be responsive to ensure maximum leverage. But this flexibility should not come at the cost of credibility.
The growing friendship between Russia and Turkey in recent years was a problem for Europe. But their recent bust-up is an even bigger one.
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Mark Leonard quoted in France Culture concerning the domino effect of the Brexit and the europhobic parties in Europe.
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Interview with Susi Dennsion on where the challenge for the European project might come next and from who (min. 50).
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Asli Aydintasbas on Turkey having gone through a deep sense of isolation in the past few years.
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Samuel Osborne writes about ECFR's latest publication: "The world according to Europe’s insurgent parties: Putin, migration and people power"
Mark Leonard speaks with Sunder Katwala, director of the think-tank British Future, about the recent poll swings and what the result might be.
Whichever way the British vote in June, they should not believe that a vote to leave is a vote to become another Norway in Europe.
The former military commander of the Donetsk People’s Republic has launched the All-Russian Nationalist Movement, which is an extremely important development to watch.
We want to believe there was some reason, even a bad one, for a tragedy like this. This is normal, but it doesn’t make good public policy. Some things are just senseless.
Jo Cox is a symbol of the very best of British and European values, and her murder a tragic reminder of the consequences of irrationality and hate.
The experts surveyed by ECFR see the Netherlands as the most influential of the affluent smaller member states. Over 50 percent of the respondents rank the Netherlands as the most influential of the seven, and more than 75 percent rank it either first or second.
Mark Leonard speaks with ECFR Policy Fellows Susi Dennison, Josef Janning, Piotr Buras and Jeremy Shapiro about populism and European foreign policy.
China is taking on a new military role in Africa, seeking to boost its image as a great power that promotes peace and security worldwide. Europe should seize the chance for cooperation, but call Beijing out if it fuels conflict or abuses.
The uncertainty is stress-testing the British elite and the rest of the world, which is looking on helplessly at the results.
Although the nuclear negotiations have taken Iran-US bilateral relations to unprecedented levels, the animosity persists. Almost a year after signing the nuclear deal, there has been little meaningful movement either from Iran or the West to maximize the potential of this opening.
Morocco has to balance its desire to remain in the EU’s good graces and appear credible in its steps to improve its human rights record. The Kingdom’s political signals need not alarm the EU.
Mark Leonard speaks with ECFR's Piotr Buras and Almut Möller about what the main concerns for policymakers in Poland and Germany are.
Gauck’s commitment to bringing the German people into the conversation has helped to widen the space for a challenge to a stronger German role in European and international security.
European policymakers worry about Russian and Chinese integration efforts, which push them to think more strategically about the Eurasian landmass.
Europe shouldn’t be afraid of Russian and Chinese efforts to integrate the Eurasian landmass, but should embrace these initiatives and absorb them into its international order, drawing on its long experience of regional integration.