The EU’s Geopolitical Awakening?


9:00 am - 10:00 am
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The EU’s Geopolitical Awakening?
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Wednesday, 24 August
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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Edi Rama

Prime Minister Government of Albania
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Tanja Fajon

Minister Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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Jan Lipavský

Minister Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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Ivan Korčok

Minister Slovak Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs
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Alexander G. Soros

Deputy Chair Open Society Foundations
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Velina Tchakarova

Director Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy (AIES)
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Alexander Schallenberg

Federal Minister Austrian Ministry for European and International Affairs
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Moderator

Matthew Helmut Karnitschnig

Chief Europe Correspondent Politico