Recent events

Webinar on 'Is Xi Jinping’s China Dream fated to be a nightmare for the West?' with David Rennie, Beijing Bureau Chief, The Economist

Webinar on 'Is Xi Jinping’s China Dream fated to be a nightmare for the West?'

30 July 2020
David Rennie, Beijing Bureau Chief of The Economist, discussed the problems for the West of having China as its largest trading partner and its sharpest ideological rival; and how Europe should respond to Xi Jinping's ambitions for global dominance. Video here.
Webinar on 'New Zealand and the changing trade policy context in a post-COVID-19 world' with Vangelis Vitalis, Deputy Secretary for Trade and Economic Affairs, New Zealand

Webinar on 'New Zealand and the changing trade policy context in a post-COVID-19 world'

28 July 2020
Vangelis Vitalis, New Zealand’s Deputy Secretary for Trade and Economic Affairs, discussed COVID-19’s impact on global trade and the fragility of the rules-based trading system.
 
Members' webinar on Brexit

Members' webinar on Brexit

22 July 2020
Charles Grant and Sam Lowe discussed the Brexit negotiations and the UK’s preparedness for the end of the transition period with members of the CER. Video here.
 
 
 
Webinar on 'The prospects for a deal on the European recovery fund' with Jörg Kukies, State Secretary for Europe and Financial Markets, Germany

Webinar on 'The prospects for a deal on the European recovery fund'

14 July 2020
Jörg Kukies, State Secretary for Europe and Financial Markets, Germany  discussed the prospects for a deal on the European recovery fund.
Webinar on 'What does COVID-19 mean for UK trade policy?' with Greg Hands, UK Minister of State for Trade Policy

Webinar on 'What does COVID-19 mean for UK trade policy?'

08 July 2020
Greg Hands, UK Minister of State for Trade Policy, discussed the UK’s trade policy response to COVID-19, and its priorities for the coming years.
CER/Kreab webinar on 'Will there be deglobalisation post-COVID-19?'

CER/Kreab webinar on 'Will there be deglobalisation post-COVID-19?'

02 July 2020
Arancha González Laya, Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Co-operation, Spain shared her views on global governance, international trade and strategic European autonomy.
 
CER/wiiw webinar on 'The UK-EU negotiations in the time of coronavirus'

CER/wiiw webinar on 'The UK-EU negotiations in the time of coronavirus'

15 June 2020
Sam Lowe discussed the likely outcome of the current UK-EU negotiations with Gabriel Felbermay, from the Kiel Institute for the World Economy and Jill Rutter of The UK in a Changing Europe.
Webinar on 'The geopolitical impact of coronavirus'

Webinar on 'The geopolitical impact of coronavirus'

03 June 2020
Tom Tugendhat, chair of the House of Commons’ Foreign Affairs Committee, gave us his views on the geopolitical impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
Webinar on 'What place for an ambitious European Green Deal?'

Webinar on 'What place for an ambitious European Green Deal?'

27 May 2020
Philippe Lamberts MEP and co-president of the Group of the European Greens/European Free Alliance, presented his views on the EU’s Green Deal in the context of COVID-19
Launch of 'Stars with stripes: The essential partnership between the European Union and the United States' by Anthony Luzzatto Gardner with Stephanie Flanders

Launch of 'Stars with stripes: The essential partnership between the European Union and the United States'

18 May 2020
CER advisory board members Anthony Gardner and Stephanie Flanders discussed Gardner’s new book, ‘Stars with Stripes’, an account of his experiences as US Ambassador to the EU and an exploration of some crucial aspects of the EU-US relationship, including its role in transatlantic economic and security co-operation and in addressing...

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