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Multilateralism 2.0

It is time to upgrade the current debate on multilateralism, to make it greener and more global. We tried to do just this at our 20th Foreign Policy Conference, which took place in Berlin on 30-31 January 2020. This reader provides some insights into our major topics, from trade to climate to security policy, with perspectives from South Africa, India, Brazil, the US and the EU.

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Technical Standardisation

Technical standardisation, China and the future international order

Technical standards have been a driving engine behind globalisation. In recent years, they run the risk of turning into a core subject of great power competition over high technology. While Europe has benefited from technical standards, it may suffer if standards turn into a matter of power rivalry. 

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Places of Safety in the Mediterranean: The EU’s Policy of Outsourcing Responsibility

Places of Safety in the Mediterranean: The EU’s Policy of Outsourcing Responsibility

It is of vital importance that rescuees are brought to a “Place of Safety”. However, SAR and the disembarkation of persons in distress at sea in the Mediterranean continue to be met with great reluctance by EU Member States and EU institutions. The study analysis to which extend third countries can be considered "safe" and NGO rescue vessels can be obliged to disembark rescued migrants and refugees in places which are unsafe.

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Anna Schwarz
Head of Global Transformation Programme
Tel. +32 (0)2 743 41 19
Email: anna.schwarz[at]eu.boell.org

Zora Siebert
Head of EU Policy Programme
Tel. +32 (0)2 743 41 05
Email: zora.siebert[at]eu.boell.org

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40 Years CEDAW: The International Bill of Rights for Women

40 Years CEDAW: The International Bill of Rights for Women

Playing with fire: are the US and Iran risking war?

The Role of the European Union in Its Neighbourhood and in the World

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