May: Brussels Briefing

Written by Giacomo Migliore Following a non-decisive solution for Brexit, we saw a big delegation from China in Italy, Monaco, and France. In the meantime, political parties and politicians across the continent are making the last preparations ahead of the European… Continue Reading →

Genome Editing: Sailing in turbulent waters

Written by Christos Tsagkaris The participants of the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing in Hong Kong (Nov. 26, 2018) witnessed the very first announcement of a gene therapy trial on human embryos. The Chinese researcher, He Jiankui and his… Continue Reading →

Will China rule the world by 2049?

The 19th Communist Party Congress, which took place on 24th October 2017, highlighted the power and ambition of its leader, Xi Jinping, who has remained in power – at least – for another term. His ambitious vision for growth, national… Continue Reading →

A Liberal and Realist Perspective of China’s rise

By Edmund Balogun. Edmund is a graduate of The City University of New York: City College has a keen interest in foreign policy and international relations, and is well-versed in research, & data analysis. He has been published several times and… Continue Reading →

China’s (non-) market economy status: how the WTO ruling could change the EU anti-dumping regime

By Johannes Tropper, EST Ambassador to Austria. On 18 January the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) made its final decision in a long legal dispute between the EU and China. It concluded that the anti-dumping duties imposed… Continue Reading →

The Disputed Archipelagos: Falklands and Senkaku-Diaoyu

By Pier Alexandre Lemaire (translated by Jacob Leon). Originally published on 2013/04/07 The “Islanders” of the Falklands were called to a referendum on the 10th and 11th of March, centering on the archipelago’s continued association with the United Kingdom. The vote yielded unsurprising results,… Continue Reading →

EU-PRC Relationship (Part 2/3: Economy)

By Jacob Sienar. Originally published on 2013/01/22 France’s support for a multipolar world order had resulted in a series of high-level exchanges during the 1990’s, which facilitated the establishment of  annual  EU-China Summits, which continue today.  The summit was cancelled… Continue Reading →

EU-PRC Relationship (Part 1/3: A Romance with the Dragon)

By Jacob Sienar. Originally published on 2013/01/18 The first week of November brought some changes which will impact global politics. Two major powers in the world, the USA and China, elected their leaders, who will lead their countries for the… Continue Reading →

EU-China: Water crisis meets financial crisis

By Styliani Kampani. Originally published on 2012/02/22 There are three types of gold: gold the pre­cious metal, the black gold-oil and the trans­par­ent gold-water. Which one is the most import­ant for humans? Of course the last one even though the other… Continue Reading →

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