Podcasts

CER podcast: Will there be reforms for the eurozone?

CER podcast: Will there be reforms for the eurozone?

08 December 2017
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska and Sophia Besch review the Commission's new proposals for eurozone reform, and look at what EU leaders should discuss at the euro summit next week in Brussels.

CER podcast series: How to save the EU

Sophia Besch, Christian Odendahl, Anand Menon, Yascha Mounk, Heather Grabbe, Constanze Stelzenmüller, Catherine Mann, Barry Eichengreen
22 November 2017
In November, the CER took more than 50 of Europe's top economists and political commentators to a conference on 'How to save the EU'.

CER podcasts: Relaunching the EU

08 November 2017
The CER has launched a major new report ‘Relaunching the EU’. In this podcast mini-series, CER researchers explain some of the reports main recommendations.

CER podcast: Should we learn to live with a nuclear North Korea?

25 October 2017
Sophia Besch talks to Ian Bond about how likely it is that North Korea can be prevented from getting a strategic nuclear capability, the usefulness of sanctions against Pyongyang, and what to expect from President Trump’s forthcoming visit to Asia.

CER podcast: Peacekeepers for Ukraine?

11 October 2017
Sophia Besch talks to Luigi Scazzieri about Russian President Putin’s proposal to send a UN peacekeeping force to eastern Ukraine.

CER podcast: EU values and interests in the age of Trump

29 September 2017
Sophia Besch talks to Ian Bond about how the European Union can protect the international liberal order, as well as its security interests, when it can no longer rely on partnership with Trump’s America.

CER podcast: Briefing on the German election

21 September 2017
Christian Odendahl and Sophia Besch discuss who is likely to win on Sunday, what the German election will mean for Europe, and what it will mean for Brexit negotiations.
CER podcast: François Heisbourg on Franco-German defence co-operation and the EU defence fund

CER podcast: François Heisbourg on Franco-German defence co-operation and the EU defence fund

Sophia Besch, François Heisbourg
11 August 2017
Sophia Besch speaks to Francois Heisbourg about the future of European defence co-operation.

CER podcast: Brexit negotiations: Players and process on the EU side

17 July 2017
Sophia Besch talks to Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska about the role of the European Commission, the member-states, the European Parliament and the ECJ in the Brexit talks.
CER podcast: The Middle East peace process - state of play

CER podcast: The Middle East peace process - state of play

06 July 2017
Sophia Besch talks to Luigi Scazzieri about the position of the Trump administration on the Middle East peace process, and about concrete policy recommendations for the EU.
CER podcast: Security co-operation after Brexit

CER podcast: Security co-operation after Brexit

30 June 2017
Sophia Besch talks to Camino Mortera-Martinez about how to keep Britain plugged into Europol and European criminal databases.

CER podcast: UK election primer

Sophia Besch, Charles Grant, Simon Tilford
07 June 2017
On the day before the UK general election, Charles Grant and Simon Tilford discuss current polls, the effect of recent attacks on voting, which issues were not sufficiently discussed in the campaigns and what would be the best possible election result for Europe.
CER podcast: Why no deal is not better than a bad deal

CER podcast: Why no deal is not better than a bad deal

05 June 2017
Simon Tilford and John Springford lay out in detail how leaving the EU without a deal would damage the British economy.

CER podcast: Strategic co-operation and competition in the Arctic

Sophia Besch, Elisabeth Braw, Ethan Corbin
01 June 2017
Recording at the CER's Arctic Bridge Summit in Finland, Sophia Besch talks to Elisabeth Braw and Ethan Corbin about security challenges in the Arctic and how Russia and Europe could co-operate in the region.

CER podcast: Why the UK voted to leave, and lessons for the EU 27

John Springford, Matthew Goodwin, Paul Whiteley and Florence Faucher
23 May 2017
CER podcast on the reasons the UK voted to leave, how these political trends played out in the French elections, and lessons for the EU 27.

CER podcast: The EU, Russia and China: Difficult neighbours?

17 May 2017
In the week of the One Belt One Road Summit, Ian Bond talks about the complex relationships and rivalries between Russia, China and the EU, and how the EU should move forward to defuse tensions.
CER podcast: What does Macron's victory mean for France, the UK, the EU and the world?

CER podcast: What does Macron's victory mean for France, the UK, the EU and the world?

08 May 2017
Ian Bond talks to Sophia Besch about the next steps for the newly elected French president.

CER podcast: What UK-EU trade deal after Brexit?

25 April 2017
John Springford talks to Sophia Besch about about the best possible trade deal between the UK and the EU after Brexit. Based on new empirical research into the costs of trade barriers he argues for a ‘Swiss style’ Brexit.

CER podcast: Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska on the triggering of Article 50

30 March 2017
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska talks to Sophia Besch about the triggering of Article 50, the tone and substance of the letter, how it was received in Brussels, and how we can expect negotiations to unfold. 

CER podcast: CER researchers discuss the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome

24 March 2017
CER researchers discuss the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome. The EU has a great past, but what will its leaders do about its many challenges in the future?

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