The EU’s Geopolitical Awakening: Better Late Than Never?


9:00 am - 10:00 am
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The EU’s Geopolitical Awakening: Better Late Than Never?
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Wednesday, 24 August
CCA Herz-Kremenak-Saal
60 minutes
English
German
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The Russian war of aggression against Ukraine was a wake-up call for the EU. The Union reacted with unprecedented sanctions and activated the European Peace Facility for the first time to supply lethal arms to Ukraine. But how sustainable will this geopolitical awakening be, and what will it mean for cooperation in the field of security and defence in the long run?

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Speaker

Alexander Schallenberg

Foreign Minister Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs
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Moderator

Matthew Helmut Karnitschnig

Chief Europe Correspondent Politico