The EU Global Strategy: Implications for Russia


27 April 2018


Egmont Palace, Place du Petit Sablon 8bis, 1000 Brussels, 27 April 2018

Last November in Moscow, Egmont and the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IE/RAS) launched a joint publication on the impact of the EU’s Global Strategy on EU-Russia relations, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary conference of IE/RAS.

The report is available HERE.

By way of Brussels launch, both institutes cordially invite you to an expert seminar addressing two key dimensions of EU-Russia relations: security and the economy.



    • 9.00-9.15: Welcome by Ambassador Johan Verbeke, Director-General, Egmont
    • 9.15-10.30:
      1st  Session
      : “Security threats in Europe: possibilities and obstacles for EU-Russia cooperation”
      Moderator: Ambassador Marc Franco, Egmont
      Prof. Dr. David Criekemans, University of Antwerp
      Dr. Dimitry Danilov, IE/RAS
    • 10.30-11.00: Coffee break
    • 11.00-12.30:
      2nd Session
      : “European Union and Eurasian Economic Union:  cooperation or competition” 
      Moderator: Dr. Alexey Gromyko, Director, IE/RAS
      Prof. Dr. Peter Van Elsuwege, Ghent University Ghent
      Dr. Olga Potemkina IE/RAS


(Photo credit: theglobalpanorama, Flickr)