This report details the findings of a roundtable organised by the ELN’s Balkans parliamentary project, that discussed regional security challenges and cooperation in Southeast Europe. Held in Belgrade in May 2023, it constituted the first event held in the region by the project.
Energy trade is one of the few remaining areas of bilateral cooperation between the EU and Russia. As the EU plans to decarbonise and implement a European Green Deal, Marco Siddi looks at how EU-Russia energy relations can be preserved and reconciled with the pursuit of a climate-friendly agenda.
As the economic relations between the EU and China develop, the growing presence of China and Russia on the international stage presents concerns for the Union. Claudia Westwood argues that the EU must recognise that closer China-Russia cooperation would not signal a strong partnership, but rather the escalation of pre-existing economic cooperation only in areas of common interest.