15 years of ECFR: Reflections on Europe in a tumultuous world

9 November is a day of high and low factors in historical past – moments of each loss and of pleasure. Some essential examples embrace the Pogromnacht in 1938 or the autumn of the Berlin Wall in 1989, which marked the tip of the chilly struggle. But 9 November 2007 was additionally the day that introduced ECFR’s 50 founding members collectively, united by a way that the EU member states might mix their values and sources to grow to be a prototype for a world open society.

In this particular episode, ECFR council member Mabel van Oranje hosts director Mark Leonard, in addition to ECFR founding members Timothy Garton Ash, professor of European research on the University of Oxford, and Ivan Krastev, chair of the board on the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia. They discover how the momentous historic occasions of 9 November might help Europeans make sense of the present second of dysfunction. Is a reversal taking place of the world order led to by 9 November 1989? What has ECFR’s position been in serving to Europe discover a sturdy, united voice and what is going to it’s within the important instances forward? And lastly, can we count on a rebalancing of energy in Europe after the struggle in Ukraine?

This podcast was recorded on 9 November 2022.



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