Experts & Staff: Alumni


Jonas Parello-Plesner

Former Senior Policy Fellow

Jonas Parello-Plesner was Senior Policy Fellow at ECFR from 2010 until 2013




By Jonas Parello-Plesner

Cover: A comprehensive approach to investment protection

A comprehensive approach to investment protection

by Jonas Parello-Plesner - 26th June, 2013

The case for a European approach


What is Europe's role in Asia-Pacific? (Commentary)

by Jonas Parello-Plesner - 11th March, 2013

Europe does not have an automatic seat at the table in Asia Pacific and must therefore work harder to secure its own interests. However, on issues of trade and economics, the EU is clearly showing that it has a strategy that it is implementing.


Will Russia pivot East or West? (Commentary)

by Jonas Parello-Plesner - 28th January, 2013

Russia-watchers have long been interested in her place on the international arena. Now, with China at the centre of the growing power game, the question is how Russia will seek to position herself in the Pacific Century.


The weibo generation can reboot China (Commentary)

by Jonas Parello-Plesner - 25th January, 2013

Microblogs were almost nonexistent 10 years ago but have exploded since 2009. Although Weibo remains a public sphere full of restrictions, the weibo generation’s movers and shakers have swelled, creating a battle for public opinion in China.


The view from the capitals: the EU budget summit (Commentary)

by Dimitar Bechev & Silvia Francescon & Ulrike Guérot & José Ignacio Torreblanca & Thomas Klau & Mark Leonard & Jonas Parello-Plesner - 21st November, 2012

On Thursday EU leaders will meet in Brussels to discuss the EU budget for the next seven years. ECFR experts in Spain, the UK, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Germany and Italy tell us what to expect. 


Reinventing Europe: Denmark caught between ‘ins’ and ‘outs’ (Commentary)

by Lykke Friis & Jonas Parello-Plesner - 24th October, 2012

As part of the ’Reinventing Europe' project, ECFR is publishing a series of papers on the national debates within EU member states over the crisis and the future direction of Europe. In the tenth of the series Lykke Friis and Jonas Parello-Plesner analyse the situation in Denmark.


Beware the new Beijing-Berlin bond (Commentary)

by Hans Kundnani & Jonas Parello-Plesner - 16th May, 2012

Europe’s relationship with Beijing will largely be determined by the emerging “special relationship” between China and Germany. However, the rest of Europe must find ways to help Germany be a good European in its relationship with China – or risk being cut out of the loop.


Cover: China and Germany: a new special relationship?

China and Germany: a new special relationship?

by Hans Kundnani & Jonas Parello-Plesner - 15th May, 2012

Why the emerging special relationship matters for Europe


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