EU Affairs

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Professor Rana Mitter, Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China; Director of the University of Oxford China Centre; Fellow of St Cross College
IIEA15th January 20191min

Professor Rana Mitter outlined the emergence of China as an important geopolitical actor; how Chinese engagement with Europe might look post-Brexit; and how Europe might respond.

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Michele Klein Solomon Director for the Global Compact for Migration, IOM
IIEA7th January 20191min

On the day that The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration is formally being adopted, Michelle Klein Solomon analysed the implications and outcomes from the UN Conference in Marrakech (10-11 December). In her address to the IIEA, she discussed the leadership role that the IOM has played in developing a people-centred, balanced and forward looking global agenda on international migration.

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IIEA17th December 20181min

This brief charts the ways in which German Artificial Intelligence (AI) policy has been prioritised by Angela Merkel since the 2017 Federal Elections, drawing in particular on the AI Strategy of the Federal Government, which was approved by the cabinet on 16 November 2018 and which was presented at the 2018 Digital Summit in Nuremberg on 4 December 2018.

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Dr Andrew Silke, Professor of Terrorism, Risk and Resilience at Cranfield Forensic Institute, United Kingdom. Serge Stroobants, Director of Operations for Europe and the MENA Region at the Institute for Economics and Peace, Belgium
IIEA12th December 20182min

Serge Stroobants presented the Institute for Economics and Peace Global Terrorism Index 2018. Professor Andrew Silke, Chair in Terrorism, Risk and Resilience at the Cranfield Forensic Institute delivered the keynote address.

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IIEA12th December 20186min

“Europe would benefit from a political overhaul” were the words of French President Emmanuel Macron on 13 February 2018 at a press conference at the Élysée Palace. With the European Parliament elections due to take place over three days from 23-26 May 2019, it has become clear that President Macron is indeed actively driving such a European political overhaul himself by extending the En Marche! movement to the European Parliament.