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The Council of Councils Ninth Regional Conference: Berlin

Oct 30, 2016—Nov 1, 2016

On October 30–November 1, 2016, the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) and CFR will convene the ninth Council of Councils regional conference, "Regional Security in a Turbulent World," in Berlin, Germany.

Latest Member Publications

Globalization Under Pressure: International Trade Suffers

October 18, 2016 | Barry Desker, RSIS

The brief discusses international trade in the face of protectionist pressures, arguing the growing protectionist sentiment has resulted in a slow-down of trade agreements such as TTP and TTIP.

The Alphabet Soup: GOA

October 13, 2016 | Samir Saran, ORF

The article discusses the BRICS Summit. The author argues that, with the presence of Brazil and South Africa, BRICS can help facilitate a reduced focus on bilateral disputes and geopolitical dynamics between India and China.

The Economics of Brexit: It’s not about the Internal Market

September 22, 2016 | Daniel Gros, CEPS

This piece argues that the UK’s vote to leave the EU is on course to become the year’s biggest non-event. While the UK may end up losing the predicted 2-3% of GDP from Brexit, the blow could be cushioned over the long term by several factors.