What does Albania bring to Europe? Exploring and enhancing a narrative of the mutual benefit of EU integration

Charles Powell took part in a panel held in Tirana (Albania) on the future of the European Union and its enlargement, which was hosted by the Albanian Institute of International Studes, the Albanian Media Institute, and the embassies of Spain and Italy.

9th Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate

Charles Powell took part in a panel entitled ‘Alignments and realignments in the international order. Europe’, which explored the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on NATO and the European Union.

'Spain after Covid-19: The good, the bad and the ugly'

Lecture by Dr. Charles Powell at the European Studies Center on the economic, political, and social impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in Spain and its consequences for the country’s future development.

Charles Powell talks to Eamon Gilmore, European Union Special Representative for Human Rights

Eamon Gilmore and Charles Powell discussed the role of the European Union in promoting Human Rights, peace and stability within the EU and around the world.

4th Clingendael-Elcano Royal Institute Roundtable

The Fourth Elcano-Clingendael annual roundtable was held in The Hague with the title ‘Spain, the Netherlands and Europe’s new geopolitical reality’. The event was attended, amongst others, by the foreign ministers of Spain and The Netherlands, José Manuel Albares and Wopke Hoekstra.

‘Black Sea and Balkans Security Forum 2022'

Charles Powell took part in the the sixth edition of the Black Sea and Balkans Security Forum Conference, hosted by the New Strategy Center (Bucharest, Romania).

'Bled Strategic Forum: The rule of power or the power of rules?'

Charles Powell took part in the panel entitled ‘How many futures for the European Union?’, which mainly explored the impact of Russia’a war on Ukraine on the EU’s role as a regional and global actor.

NATO Public Forum

The NATO Public Forum was held on 28-29 June 2022 during the NATO Summit in Madrid, and was co-organised by NATO Public Diplomacy, the Elcano Royal Institute, the German Marshall Fund, the Munich Security Conference, and the Atlantic Council.

What role should southern Europe play after the pandemic and the war in Ukraine? Towards a shared agenda for EU reform

This joint publication by six southern European think tanks identifies several policy areas for fruitful cooperation between southern European member states. Authors: Pol Morillas, Director, CIDOB (coord.); Thomas Gomart, Director, IFRI; Ferdinando Nelli Feroci, President, IAI; George Pagoulatos, Director, ELIAMEP; Charles Powell, Director, Real Instituto Elcano; Nuno Severiano Teixeira, Director, IPRI – NOVA

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

In view of the upcoming NATO summit in Madrid, the Elcano Royal Institute hosted a roundtable with experts on transatlantic relations to discuss the implications of the war in Ukraine and the future of Europe’s security architecture. More specifically, this discussion sought to assess how the war may influence the content and ambition of NATO’s forthcoming Strategic Concept.

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