Roundtable:'The Ukraine war and the future of NATO’s Strategic Concept'

In view of the upcoming NATO summit in Madrid this June, the Elcano Royal Institute hosted a roundtable with experts on transatlantic relations to discuss on the implications of the war in Ukraine and the future of Europe’s security panorama. Concretely, this discussion seeked to assess how the war impacts the adoption and the content of NATO’s Strategic Concept, as well as the implications in the long run for NATO’s future. Experts shall address how collective defence and deterrence should be enhanced in this guiding document considering the current geopolitical reality.

Primer Seminario Real Instituto Elcano–Chatham House

El Real Instituto Elcano y Chatham House, en colaboración con la Embajada Británica, celebraron la primera edición del seminario Elcano-Chatham el martes 15 de marzo, en Madrid. Estas jornadas de reflexión reunió a investigadores de ambos think tanks con el propósito de explorar fórmulas de colaboración bilateral entre el Reino Unido y España en el plano internacional. El impacto causado por la invasión rusa de Ucrania está al menos ayudando a profundizar las relaciones entre los miembros de la UE y el Reino Unido con nuevas perspectivas para iniciativas conjuntas impulsadas desde Londres y Madrid en el mundo más inseguro que se anuncia.

'Russia's Rubicon Crossing: War in Ukraine'

Participaron Charles Powell, director del Real Instituto Elcano; Ivan Miklo, ex viceprimer ministro y ministro de Finanzas de la República Eslovaca, ex asesor económico jefe del primer ministro ucraniano; Alessandro Minuto-Rizzo, asesor principal del ISPI, antiguo vicesecretario general y secretario general interino de la OTAN. Dirigido por Alena Kudzko, vicepresidenta de GLOBSEC y directora del Instituto de Política de GLOBSEC, Eslovaquia.

'The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Liberal International Order: A view from Europe'

‘The COVID-19 pandemic has largely served to accelerate global trends that were already in evidence before it broke out in early 2020, in a world that was increasingly dominated by the “return of history”, growing great power rivalry, and the erosion of the so-called liberal international order (LIO)’.

Seminar on 'Thirty years since the dissolution of the USSR. The Impact on Western Europe', organised by the New Strategy Center (Bucharest).

On Monday, December 13, 2021, the second debate in the series dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the disappearance of the Soviet Union, organized by the New Strategy Center, took place.
This time, the event followed the impact of the dissolution of the USSR in Western Europe and benefited from the contribution of renowned international experts such as Dr. Christopher Coker, Director of LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics, UK, Jean-Christophe Bas, Founder Global Compass, France, Dr. Charles Powell, President of the Royal Elcano Institute, Spain and General (res.) Vincenzo Camporini, Scientific Adviser, Institute of International Affairs – IAI, former Chief of the Defense Staff, Italy.

Seminar on 'NATO's new Strategic Concept', organised by LSE Ideas and the New Strategy Center (Bucharest).

The online event organized by LSE IDEAS, New Strategy Center Romania, Elcano Royal Institute, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) on 6 December addressed the implications of a new Strategic Concept of NATO, against a challenging backdrop.

Seminar on 'How Can the EU act on its Own in Foreign Affairs? Prospects for Open Strategic Autonomy'

Roundtable on 'The European Union’s next enlargement: prospects and pitfalls'

In the context of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU, the purpose of this event was to discuss the prospect of the Balkan countries to join the EU. This event included the participation of government officials who are responsible for the European integration policy of Spain, Slovenia and several candidate countries, as well as academic experts in the field.

Mesa redonda sobre 'España, Países Bajos, y el futuro de Europa'

Este acto incluye una presentación por parte de los responsables gubernamentales encargados de la política de la UE en España y Países Bajos. En concreto, se abordó el objetivo de la autonomía estratégica y las prioridades de ambos países en la Conferencia sobre el Futuro de Europa. Fue seguido de un debate con un grupo de representantes de la academia y sociedad civil española y neerlandesa, así como preguntas y respuestas con el público.

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