Articles on Multilateral institutions

How to repair multilateralism after covid-19 (Commentary)

Anthony Dworkin - 22 May 2020

The China-US rivalry is harming an already-fragile international system. Europeans should seek out like-minded allies to act in its defence.

A chance for accountability: Why Germany should welcome an ICC investigation into the situation in Palestine (Commentary)

René Wildangel - 29 April 2020

Germany has adopted a position that the Israeli government will likely interpret as support for its policies of occupation and settlement.

Spain goes Eisenhower: Coronavirus, cohesion, and the return of MFF talks (Commentary)

Susi Dennison - 23 April 2020

The post-corona recovery threatens Europe’s cohesion, but Spain’s attempt to bridge the north-south divide is likely to fall short.

Macron, Merkel, and Europe's "moment of truth" (Commentary)

Jonathan Hackenbroich & Tara Varma - 23 April 2020

The French president has laid down the gauntlet by warning the European political project could end if it fails to embrace burden-sharing. One of two scenarios could now play out.
 

Reconnected: How the EU can assert its sovereignty after the pandemic (Commentary)

Romana Vlahutin - 21 April 2020

As the crisis exacts a devastating cost from society and prompts a major battle of narratives, the EU needs to find its new “coal and steel” moment.
 

The dangers of crisis diplomacy: Italy, China, and Russia (Commentary)

Teresa Coratella - 17 April 2020

Italy’s game of narratives around the covid-19 crisis poses a risk to the European project.

 

European solidarity now, in the interest of all member states (Commentary)

- 09 April 2020

Joint German-Italian appeal to the governments of all member states and to EU institutions.

How Europe can help Iran fight covid-19 (Commentary)

Esfandyar Batmanghelidj, Ellie Geranmayeh - 06 April 2020

European governments and the EU should press the US to strengthen the humanitarian exemptions in its Iran sanctions.

The EU’s ‘Irini’ Libya mission: Europe’s Operation Cassandra (Commentary)

Tarek Megerisi - 03 April 2020

Europe’s latest move seems likely to marginalise it and damage its credibility as an honest broker.

Seven trials for von der Leyen (Commentary)

Pawel Zerka - 18 July 2019

Seven key challenges lie ahead of von der Leyen who will have to invent a magic formula to solve the political puzzles of the European Union