Multilateralism has been in trouble for a while, particularly at the global level. Yet, the European Union (EU) and its member states have remained among its staunchest supporters.In their June 2019 Council Conclusions, EU leaders drew the outlines of a common European vision to uphold, extend and reform the multilateral system. Against an increasingly complex and contested geopolitical backdrop, these goals were further developed in the recent EU Communication on Multilateralism, published in February 2021.
Putting sustainable development at the heart of EU external action
As COP21 gets underway, this ETTG briefing looks at the challenges and opportunities for EU climate action at COP21 and beyond.
Ahead of new European Commission taking office in 2014, the European Think Tanks Group called for a drastic move away