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January, 22

China’s nascent strategy for a new global order

What does China really want with its foreign policy? Is there a grand strategy for Xi Jinping’s new multilateralism?  And is China’s „One Belt, One Road“ initiative maybe less about geopolitics and more of an encounter with the complex realities in some of the most unstable countries in the world? Former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd has met Xi Jinping several times and last week shared his observations with MERICS.


The experienced diplomat, politician and fluent Mandarin speaker gave a lecture at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and talked to MERICS Director Sebastian Heilmann.

November, 26

Preparing for the transition in Washington, DC

Institute for Research on Public Policy  –  Policy Options Podcast

Canadian officials in Washington will be monitoring the transition of power closely, to see what the implications are for our own domestic interests and actions. Gary Doer, the former Canadian ambassador to the United States, talked with Policy Options editor-in-chief Jennifer Ditchburn about the state of American politics and what the future might hold for Canada-US relations.

November, 19

Decarbonisation and climate change: looking ahead

Decarbonisation plays a crucial role in the fight against climate change. What progress has been made so far, and what are the challenges ahead?

> Bruegel Podcast

August, 20

ECFR’s World in 30 Minutes : Summer Readings.

ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks with ECFR experts Vessela Tcherneva, Silvia Francescon, Ulrike Franke, Borja Lasheras, and board member Ivan Krastev, about summer readings.

The list includes foreign policy books, wider readings to understand the world we live in, and finally what to read to get away from it all.

July, 24

Life after Brexit: What the Leave Vote Means for China’s Relations with Europe.

CSIS – The ChinaPower Podcast.


In this episode, Brookings visiting fellow Philippe Le Corre to discuss the implications of Brexit for China.


On June 23, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, sending shockwaves throughout Europe and the rest of world. The reaction in China, the world’s second largest economy, was difficult to decipher. What Brexit means for China’s economic and political interests in Europe remains unclear.

July, 04

Brexit: what happens next.

The UK government will soon begin the process to withdraw from the European Union.

  • What will this huge change mean for the future of the European Union and its member states?
  • What is the process of leaving, and what signal should the EU give to the UK?
  • What are the interests of other countries as they negotiate a deal with the UK?

Bruegel Podcast