Garčević, notes that the EU’s traditional “power currencies” in the Balkans have been compromised and Beijing and Moscow have established themselves as viable and/or even preferable alternatives to Brussels.
“Democracy refers to a specific form of government. Legitimacy is whether a government of any form is accepted by its citizens as having the authority to govern…Democracy cannot exist without legitimacy.”
Professor Schmidt joins Dublin City University Brexit Institute for a discussion on “The New EU Economic Policy after Covid-19 and Next Generation EU.”
“The prospect of membership, it seems, has never been further away.”
With the EU and U.S. both in retreat from the region, Moscow and Beijing appear to have gained ground in the Balakns
Professor Schmidt discussed her latest book with Jacques Delors Centre and the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Ambassador Garčević commented on the possible shifts in U.S. foreign policy after the election, specifically U.S./EU relations.
Prof. Schmidt discusses whether Europe will be able to re-emerge from the ashes of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prof. Schmidt and representatives from the EU Commission’s Directorate General for Economics and Finance discussed her latest book and lessons Europe learned from the Eurozone Crisis.
Ambassador Garcevic discussed the necessity of global cooperation when tackling COVID-19 and other crises.
Professor Vivien Schmidt was interviewed for the NEXTEUK Virtual Seminar Series on the impact of COVID-19 on the EU.
Prof. Vivien Schmidt tells Foreign Affairs the “good and bad” of Brexit could cancel one and another out for the EU.
Prof. Vesko Garčević’s keynote speech at the 2020 European Security Forum at the University of Chicago focused on the current tense relations between the EU, US and NATO.
The Beyond the Headlines series continued with a discussion entitled “Energy Security in the EU: Challenges From the East.”
Prof. Robert Hefner served as an advisor and discussant at the opening conference for the three-year research project on “Mediating Islam in the Digital Age.”
Prof. Vivien Schmidt gave several recent talks on a range of topics including the European Union’s legitimacy and the Eurozone crisis.
Amb. Paul Hare was interviewed for a recent article on European-Cuba relations in Latin America Advisor.
Amb. Vesko Garcevic discusses NATO and EU relations as well as NATO and Russia’s influence in the Balkans.
Amb. Vesko Garcevic discusses the recent G20 meeting and the state of relations between the United States and European Union.
Ambassador Vesko Garcevic discusses the future of the European Union-Western Balkans relations.