The meeting will deepen the discussion on Cyber defence and deterrence from the previous meetings with a particular focus on how to increase cyber resilience through a better coordination in the EU.
For some time now, Europe has been grappling with intense internal pressures as well as complex external dilemmas. To help the EU move beyond these challenges and reflect on the opportunities that lie ahead, CEPS has launched a new series of events on the Future of Europe.
President Trump's announcement on 8 May 2018 that the US would withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran is likely a game-changer in international efforts to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.
The European Commission's 2018 Communication on the EU's enlargement policy with the accompanying Country Reports, to be presented on 17 April, comes at a time when public opinion in several EU member states remains ambivalent about continued enlargement.
Digital comparison tools commonly known as price comparison sites allow consumers to compare prices for almost any product in a matter of seconds, free of charge, using just a few clicks to search the Internet.
The Skripal affair in the UK, followed by the imposition of new sanctions by a group of European countries, the US and Canada, has confirmed once again the downward spiral in relations between Russia and the West.
The meeting will deepen the discussion on the issues raised in the meeting of the 26th of March:
1) Better Coordination on Cyber Defence among the different constituencies in the EU and across Member States
2) Approaching deterrence through soft tools rather than only hard military options
President Trump has been building up suspense over whether or not to withdraw the US from the Iran nuclear deal. There is a very real prospect that he will do so when the statutory deadline for recertification of the JCPOA expires on 12 May 2018.
All investment firms are currently subject to the prudential requirements designed for banks. The European Commission’s proposal for a prudential framework devoted exclusively to investment firms will alter this regime.
The cyber threat continues to evolve and grow, and the motives behind such attacks are increasingly not only financial but political – to undermine our democratic institutions, to spread disinformation and to destabilise elections.
Registration and coffee from 15.30 - Meeting from 16.00.