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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 convened the ninth Council of Councils regional conference, "Regional Security in a Turbulent World," in Berlin, Germany.

Latest Member Publications

Italy's Role in Europe under Renzi

December 8, 2016 | Ettore Greco, IAI

This piece analyzes the Renzi government’s pursuit of two main and interconnected objectives within the EU: the defense and promotion of Italy’s role and the creation of new forms of integration and solidarity among member states.

International Climate Diplomacy after the Trump Election Victory

November 28, 2016 | Susanne Dröge, SWP

This article examines the implications of Trump’s election on international climate diplomacy, and recommends that Germany and the EU intensify their outreach to climate allies to deal with the likely fallout of the US reversal on climate change policy.

A Blow to South Africa’s Soft Power: Leaving the ICC

October 24, 2016 | Elizabeth Sidiropoulos, Aditi Lalbahadur, and Neuma Grobbelaar, SAIIA

This examines South Africa’s decision to leave the ICC. It notes that the decision isn’t too surprising given South Africa’s recent trend that places non-interference and sovereignty at the pinnacle of its international relations.