The EU needs to play a more active role in Central Asia with regard to both energy security and connectivity
The European Union’s decades-long dependence on Russian energy imports is threatening European energy security
To support Nigeria’s upcoming elections the US State Department has announced visa restrictions for those involved in undermining democracy
After a decade of negotiations, citizens must now secure Montenegro’s path to EU membership
How the New Lines Institute has ascertained that Russia’s war on Ukraine crosses the tolerable moral boundaries of warfare
The veteran peer on why reforming long-established institutions can be a daunting and thankless task
Finnish Ambassador to the UK Jukka Siukosaari reveals the Finnish insight on Russia and speculates on how the conflict will end
Mace hears from economist and climate expert Professor Dieter Helm on his assessment of Cop26
The Swiss Ambassador on how regular referenda and a devolved government embeds Switzerland’s politics with accountability and rooted decisionmaking
It is in the West’s interest that Kazakhstan’s significant advances of the last 30 years are maintained, argues Afzal Amin
The Greek Ambassador on the climate, refugees and his problem with Greek islands
If the EU wants to remain a global powerhouse undwarfed by China, it should aid Afghanistan’s economic integration with its nearer neighbours.
It’s been a long time coming, and now it’s official. Dubbed as a new Cold War, the US-China confrontation in the Pacific has now cut across the Atlantic into the NATO Summit Declaration. Yet, in a re-emerging bipolarity, Europe may this time choose to play the role of a third pole of power, writes Dr Antonios Nestoras.
After mounting evidence of China breaking the Sino-British Joint Declaration, Tom Randall MP argues that due to the UK’s recent colonial history with Hong Kong, the Foreign Office now has a duty to stand up and protect Hongkongers’ freedoms and rights.
At the Geneva Summit, the American President ignored warnings not to shake his Russian counterpart’s hand. In doing so, he reflected a wider trend in which the West shuts its eyes to Russian aggressions, blocking out decades of sound advice coming from Eastern and Central Europe.
Why the EU needs a change of policy approach to avoid Morocco becoming another uncooperative player in the region, which could be just as devastating as when the West lost Turkey
The following months are a make-or-break window of opportunity for the EU to accelerate Nicolás Maduro’s demise and a democratic restoration in the country, argues a new report.
Thanks to its robust health system, rigorous testing strategies, information transparency, and public-private partnerships, Taiwan’s response to COVID-19 has been one of the world’s success stories.
New Zealand’s high commissioner to the UK on Covid, cricket and Kiri Te Kanawa
Sylvie Bermann was France’s ambassador to the United Kingdom from 2014 to 2017, the first woman to hold the role.
Any move towards closer economic cooperation between the European Union and China must be put on pause until the situation in Xinjiang is entirely remedied
I signed up for diplomacy, but got politics, says Venezuela’s British Ambassador
Australia’s top envoy in London reflects on moving from politics to diplomacy and on the deep historical ties that bind his country with the United Kingdom.