Past eventInvitation OnlyResearch Event

The EU as a Global Actor: Priorities and Future Action

27 January 2016 - 10:30 to 12:30

Chatham House, London


Carl Bildt, Minister of Foreign Affairs (2006-14); Prime Minister of Sweden (1991-94)
Marta Dassù​, Senior Director of European Affairs, The Aspen Institute; Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Italy (2011-14)
Chair: Quentin Peel, Mercator Senior Fellow, Europe Programme, Chatham House



The EU faces an unprecedented number of external challenges in an international environment that is becoming increasingly fragile, divided and competitive.

In this session, the speakers will examine the key challenges facing the EU and consider how it can establish itself as a credible foreign policy and security actor on the international stage. This workshop is part of a series on the future of European foreign policy organized in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (UK & Ireland Office).

Attendance at this event is by invitation only.