Center for Geopolitics, Geoeconomics, and Technology

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The Center for Geopolitics, Geoeconomics, and Technology addresses the challenges that result from intensifying great power competition between the United States and China and Russia’s war against Ukraine, focusing on the areas of economics, trade, finance, energy, and tech.

Main Topics:

  • How can Europe reduce its economic and technological dependencies on China – not least if conflict over Taiwan escalates?
  • How can Europe enhance its sovereignty in cybersecurity, the information space, and digital strategy?
  • Which strategies should Europe pursue in trade policy to remain a global player?
  • Which scenarios can ensure the reconstruction of Ukraine in the short, medium, and long term?
  • What are the implications of Russia’s war on Ukraine for the green energy transition in Europe?
  • How can the EU establish a competitive green economy in the face of industrial policies in other parts of the world?
  • How should strategic relationships with major emerging economies of the Global South such as India and Brazil be forged in the face of increasing global fragmentation?
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The United States and China are increasingly using their economic power to shape international relations and regulatory structures at a global and regional level. Furthermore, Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine poses new challenges for the EU. In this difficult environment, it is vital for Germany and the EU to develop policies and measures that promote their economic and geopolitical interests and preserve their values. Therefore, we provide political decision-makers with answers and recommendations for action that aim to foster Europe’s capacity to act on the global stage.

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We apply our research in the areas of economics, trade, finance, energy, and tech to three broad themes. First, we analyze Europe’s capacity to act and its sovereignty against the backdrop of great power competition, including in terms of cybersecurity, trade policy, economic policy, and the reduction of strategic dependencies on China – for example, in the event of an escalation over Taiwan. Second, we develop possible scenarios for reconstruction and Europe’s energy transition resulting from Russia’s war on Ukraine. Finally, we aim to ensure Europe’s economic competitiveness as it moves toward a “green economy,” especially given the increase in state subsidies in other parts of the world.

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Europe’s Multiple Futures

Four Futurescapes for Europe’s Geopolitical Positioning in 2030
Author/s
Tim Bosch
Dr. Katja Muñoz
Jacob Ross
et al.
Report

Events

Past events

18:00 - 20:00 | 12 May 2016

Global Governance in Transition

How can the G20 help overcome regional fragmentation?

German, Turkish, and Chinese experts came together to discuss the G20's most pressing questions, at a panel discussion organized in cooperation with the German Development Institute (DIE) and the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS). The discussion was part of the Think 20 (T20) process under the aegis of the Chinese G20 presidency.

Program Event
Diskussion
Berlin