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GEO-POWER-EU Webinar: Unlocking the Geopolitical Power of the EU

GEO-POWER-EU Webinar: Unlocking the Geopolitical Power of the EU
Added on 12/06/2024

On 11 June 2024, more than 40 participants attended the riveting GEO-POWER-EU event, held at CITY College, University of York Europe Campus, both online and offline. The event, part of the GEO-POWER-EU project, aimed to enhance the European Union's influence and capabilities in the Eastern Neighbourhood and Western Balkans.

Event Highlights

The webinar commenced with a presentation of the GEO-POWER-EU project by Nikolaos Tzifakis, Project Coordinator and Professor at the Department of Political Science and International Relations, University of Peloponnese. This was followed by a thought-provoking panel discussion moderated by Nina Caspersen, Professor and Associate Dean for Research at the University of York.

Panel Discussion

The panel featured esteemed experts who shared their insights and strategies to amplify the EU's influence in these dynamic regions:

  • Brusylovska Olga, Professor, Department of International Relations, Odesa I. I. Mechnikov National University
  • Tena Prelec, Assistant Professor, Centre for Advanced Studies on Southeast Europe, Sveučilište u Rijeci / University of Rijeka
  • Kakha Gogolashvili, Senior Fellow and Director of the European Studies Programme, Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (Rondeli Foundation)
  • Alberto Domini, Policy Officer, DG Research, European Commission
  • Branimir Jovanovic, Economist responsible for the Western Balkans, The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw)


Nina Caspersen, Professor and Associate Dean for Research, University of York

Engaging Discussions

The event fostered dynamic discussions and the emergence of interesting theories and ideas. Participants, both online and offline, engaged actively with the speakers, unraveling strategies to enhance the EU's geopolitical influence and impact in the Eastern Neighbourhood and Western Balkans.

Stay tuned for updates as GEO-POWER-EU unfolds, shaping a more secure, strategically autonomous, and geopolitically empowered European Union.

We invite you to stay connected with the project's progress and updates by following GEO-POWER-EU on TwitterFacebook and LinkedIn! (Website to be completed soon!)

Additionally, follow SEERC on InstagramTwitterFacebook and LinkedIn to keep up with our latest news, insights, and developments in our work.

Missed the Webinar? Watch it Now on SEERC's YouTube Channel!

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