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  • | 28 July, 2018

    FCCC Young journalists’ get-together

    A chance for young (and young at heart) journalists to get together. Open to non-members too.

    Venue (near Ritan Park) to be announced.

    Please remember to add your mobile number when booking.

     

    Speaker | 24 July, 2018

    Multipolar Powerplay: the Role of Europe

    World politics are back to normal. Unfortunately, normality means multipolarity: a challenging powerplay between currently four great powers, who cooperate and compete at the same time – the US, China, Russia, and Europe. How each of these looks at the world will determine the future of world politics. Can they cooperate and share power, or will they compete and grab more power at each other’s expense. The EU has an important stabilising role to play. It has the instruments and the means – does it have the will?

    ABOUT THE SPEAKER

    Prof. Dr. Sven Biscop read political sciences at Ghent University, where he also obtained his PhD, and where today he is a Professor, teaching strategy and the foreign policies of Belgium and the EU. In addition, he is the Director of the Europe in the World Programme at the Egmont – Royal Institute for International Relations in Brussels, the think-tank associated with the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He is also a regular speaker at the Royal Military Academy in Brussels and at various staff colleges in Europe and America, as well as at the People’s University of China in Beijing, where he is a Senior Research Associate