The EU recovery fund – state of play and outlook

"Live from the Annual Meetings: Bruegel Director Guntram Wolff discusses the EU recovery fund, its state of play and outlook with Nadia Calviño, First Vice-President and Minister for Economy and Digitalization of Spain and Professor…
The Sound of Economics

How digital labour platforms can provide decent jobs for young refugees

Digital labour platforms can transform how young refugees make a living. But the unequal spread of internet connectivity, inequalities in digital skills and the specific obstacles that many refugee population face daily make it difficult…
ILO: The Future of Work

Does the Global Economic Recovery Depend on Southeast Asia?

Economist Trinh Nguyen joins Doug this week to discuss Southeast Asia and the future of the global economic recovery.
The World Unpacked

The Exchange: American-EU relations return to warm

After four frosty years, Washington and Brussels are back to cooperation on foreign and economic policy, with some big trade wins already on the scoreboard, Ambassador Stavros Lambrinidis tells Rob Cox in an interview hosted…
The Exchange

Kyiv’s relations with Europe in the age of Nord Stream 2

Ukraine and the EU recently opened a new chapter in their strategic relationship by signing a memorandum of understanding for closer cooperation in raw materials, green and digital technologies. Making Ukraine part of the European…
Mark Leonard's World in 30 Minutes

Episode 15: Can the G20 act on climate change?

The G20 - an international gathering of leaders from 19 major states and the European Union - has a significant role to play in coordinating global action on climate change. Accounting for around two-thirds of…
Chatham House

The EU’s climate action plan for 2030: What’s inside the Fit for 55 package?

Last week the European Commission presented its Fit for 55 policy package, setting out its new policies and the reforms it will undertake to meet the EU's 2030 climate goals. These include the reform and…
Centre for European Reform

Right to repair: how sustainable are our electronic devices?

The green and digital transitions rank on top of the EU agenda, but as far as digital devices are concerned, they do not really go together. We take a closer look at right to repair,…
Digital Brief

A social democratic vision of German foreign policy

With Angela Merkel stepping down as Chancellor, the next German federal elections scheduled for this September promise to mark a turning point for Germany. Foreign policy issues promise to be a crucial part of the…
Mark Leonard's World in 30 Minutes

A fitting plan for the European Green Deal?

How does the world's first roadmap to meeting climate goals stack up? On 14 July, the European Commission finally announced a large package of measures that will make the EU the first mover in the…
The Sound of Economics

Google’s Commitments and Designer Antitrust

In this episode, we dive into Google’s latest antitrust commitments in Europe. In June, we saw commitment decisions on Google’s ad-tech stack and its planned ‘Privacy Sandbox’ (under French and UK competition authorities' oversight) as…
Monopoly Attack

The politics of classifying nuclear power in the EU; and 10 years of UK Bribery Act

The green credentials of nuclear power have come under recent scrutiny in the European Union, as the bloc ponders whether to label as environmentally friendly investment in the industry. The argument of what’s referred to…
MLex Market Insight