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Our networks are at the heart of our policy impact. Reaching right across Europe they bring together established figures with emerging leaders who are all committed to better security for Europe. 

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Euro-Atlantic Security

Event

ELN-RIAC Seminar: Towards a More Stable NATO-Russia Relationship

On July 16-17, 2018, the European Leadership Network (ELN) together with the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held a seminar in Moscow within the joint project “Towards a More Stable NATO-Russia Relationship.”

17 July 2018
Euro-Atlantic Security
Commentary

ELN Western Balkans Security Roundtable – Summary Note

On 27-28th June 2018 the European Leadership Network (ELN) hosted a roundtable discussion in the British House of Lords under the co-chairmanship of ELN Chairman Lord Browne and ELN member and former Albanian Defence Minister, Fatmir Mediu.

13 July 2018 | Denitsa Raynova
Euro-Atlantic Security
Commentary

Two summits that can change the fate of the INF Treaty

At the ongoing NATO Brussels summit and the Trump-Putin meeting following right after, there will be one issue that can make all the difference between a success and failure: the ability to resolve the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) crisis.

11 July 2018 | Katarzyna Kubiak
Euro-Atlantic Security

European Defence

Commentary

Uncharted Waters: the Italian Government’s Foreign and Security Policy

Stefano Stefanini, Italy's former Ambassador to NATO, argues that the new Five Star-League Italian government will soon be faced with stark foreign policy choices. Although the government will likely remain anchored to NATO and will quickly learn it cannot 'have it all', the coalition could cause significant disruption to EU policy through populist stances on migration or Russia sanctions.

18 June 2018 | Stefano Stefanini
European Defence

Global Security

Commentary

Kill the NPT collapse thesis

The norm of non-proliferation has never been as uncontested as it is today. Kjølv Egeland, Fellow at the Norwegian Academy of International Law, argues that the 2020 Review Conference should endeavour to further the Treaty’s aims, not rescue the status quo.

20 July 2018 | Kjølv Egeland
Global Security
Report

Europe, Iran, and Economic Sovereignty: A New Banking Architecture in Response to US Sanctions

With the international nuclear agreement with Iran in peril following the U.S. withdrawal from it, Esfandyar Batmanghelidj and Axel Hellman present a vision of a new banking architecture that could be at the heart of a European package to protect Europe-Iran economic ties and help sustain the deal in spite of U.S. sanctions.

Global Security

ELN in the News

Media coverage

New op-ed by Axel Hellman in Svenska Dagbladet

Ahead of the NATO summit in Brussels, ELN Policy Fellow Axel Hellman writes about the future of the transatlantic partnership and its prospects under President Trump.

11 July 2018