Amb. (ret.) Piet Steel, Chairman of the Europe – Asia Center: Statement on Ukraine

The address by Amb. (ret.) Piet Steel is a transcript of his keynote given at the webinar “Ukraine: What happened? What’s next?”, hosted by CCG – China Center for Globalization. While we are discussing this morning the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces, Putin’s air force continue to bomb indiscriminately Ukrainian cities. Kyiv is theContinue reading “Amb. (ret.) Piet Steel, Chairman of the Europe – Asia Center: Statement on Ukraine”

H.E. Violeta Bulc, Commissioner for Transport and Mobility (2014-2019): Strategic autonomy of the EU

»Autonomy is the capacity of an agent to act in accordance with objective morality rather than under the influence of desires.”[1] Written by H.E. Violeta Bulc, European Commissioner for Transport and Mobility (2014 – 2019), Deputy Prime-Minister of Republic of Slovenia We live in times where every m2 of the planet is claimed. Where every citizen ofContinue reading “H.E. Violeta Bulc, Commissioner for Transport and Mobility (2014-2019): Strategic autonomy of the EU”

Webinar: EU’s Strategic Autonomy in the Era of Global Internet Governance

East meets West Expert Series An Expert Roundtable organised by the Europe-Asia Centre, Brussels August 2021 The last European Council raised “strategic autonomy”1 to the level of a central concept for a new phase of the European project. Building European strategic autonomy on a horizontal – cross-policy basis is expected to – strengthen EU multilateral action, reduce dependence on externalContinue reading “Webinar: EU’s Strategic Autonomy in the Era of Global Internet Governance”