Luigi Scazzieri

Luigi Scazzieri

Research fellow
Areas of expertise 

European foreign and security policy, Italy and the EU, transatlantic relations, migration.

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The EU needs to counter Italy's coronavirus-induced Euroscepticism

Prospect
03 April 2020
The coronavirus crisis may be unprecedented in living memory, but for many Italians the EU’s reaction has been no surprise.

BBC News: The EU's response to the coronavirus

02 April 2020
“This €100 billion [proposed EU coronavirus jobless scheme] strikes me as rather small given the number of unemployed that are expected in light of the huge economic shock facing not only Italy but the eurozone as a whole”.

The EU can emerge stronger from the coronavirus crisis

Encompass
01 April 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has become a stress test for the European project.

Judy Asks: Can Europe become stronger after the coronavirus pandemic?

Carnegie Europe
26 March 2020
The EU’s initial response to the crisis was haphazard, with member states taking center stage. But the EU could emerge stronger from this pandemic if it learns from its past mistakes.

CER podcast: The EU must fight COVID-19 on the home front and abroad

25 March 2020
EU solidarity went missing when the COVID-19 pandemic started, feeding eurosceptic narratives. The Union is now getting its act together internally.

The British approach and international consensus

Aspenia Online
19 March 2020
The UK’s initial response to the coronavirus emergency appeared effective. Despite its high degree of interconnectedness with the global economy, the number of cases remained low in February.

The future of the EU: New perspectives - Italy

The UK in a Changing Europe
12 March 2020
The current trajectory of Italian politics is likely to impact considerably on the EU’s future. Ten years ago, Italy was one of the most enthusiastic supporters of European integration.
Milan airport empty March 2020

CER podcast: How to contain the coronavirus fall-out

11 March 2020
The new coronavirus has been spreading rapidly in Europe, and Italy has imposed strict constraints on movement to contain the outbreak there.

Now in EU interest to work with Turkey on migration

EU Observer
05 March 2020
The European Union is facing the prospect of renewed migration crisis after Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared he would "open the gates" and allow the over four million refugees living in Turkey to freely travel to Europe.

CER podcast: Europe and Libya

12 February 2020
The conflict in Libya is spiralling out of control despite the recent Berlin conference. Beth Oppenheim and Luigi Scazzieri discuss why Europe has struggled to influence Libya, and how the conflict may evolve.

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