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Of multilateralism and future to Europe Recalibration
Of multilateralism and future to Europe Recalibration

Author(s): Donald Johnston
Subject(s): Politics, International relations/trade, Policy, planning, forecast and speculation, EU-Accession / EU-DEvelopment
Published by: Mednarodni inštitut za bližnjevzhodne in balkanske študije IFIMES
Keywords: EU; politics; foreign policy; multilateralism; recalibration;
Summary/Abstract: This panel in addressing the future of Europe is invited to answer this question: “Is there any alternative to universal and pan-European multilateralism? For the purpose of my remarks I am interpreting “universal and pan – European multilateralism’ as moving forward with achieving more EU integration supported by institutions appropriate to a kind of federal structure in line with the thinking of the Spinelli Group. But it also raises the question of global free trade which I promoted as Secretary General of the OECD and continue to believe must be the word’s future in addressing poverty and opportunity, especially for the worlds developing countries. But it has to be managed in a way sensitive to the challenges of both.

  • Page Count: 7
  • Publication Year: 2020
  • Language: English