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Hybrid cooperation: How could the EU still engage with Russia?, Leiden

Stadhuis van Leiden
© Kevin Bergenhenegouwen
date October 11, 2018 17:00 - 18:30
city Leiden
location Auditorium Leiden University-Campus The Hague, Schouwburgstraat 2, The Hague Show location
attending A.W.M. (André) Gerrits i et al.
organisation Institute Clingendael i

The Clingendael Institute and the Netherlands Society for International Affairs (NGIZ) are honoured to invite you to a presentation of the report of the EU-Russia Experts Network (EUREN): “Selective Engagement between the EU and Russia”.

The report is the outcome of a series of debates between think tank experts from the EU and Russia and its conclusions and recommendations will be presented by two of its active participants:

  • Tony van der Togt (Clingendael Associate Fellow) and
  • Dr Tatiana Romanova (Assistant professor, St Petersburg State University and head of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence).

The two presentations will be followed by a discussion, to be moderated by:

Prof. Dr André Gerrits (Professor of International Studies and Global Politics, Leiden University).

The EU-sponsored dialogue between experts of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and think tanks from EU member states has tried to envisage realistic options for selective engagement, which could be acceptable for both sides, even as the present confrontation (especially in the contested neighbourhood) remains unresolved. The basic idea is to keep channels of communication open and prevent further estrangement and undermining of trust. For the longer term, it keeps the options open for building “islands of cooperation”.

The programme will start at 17.00 hrs (welcome as from 16.30 hrs) and will last till 18.30 hrs, to be followed by drinks.

The EUREN-report will be available by the end of September and a link will be provided in a confirmation e-mail to those who will have registered.

Entrance will be free of charge, but please note that you will have to register before Monday 8th October.

For registration click here.

  • EU Russia

    11 oktober 2018

    16:30 - 18:30


locatie Universiteit Leiden, Haagse Campus


Schouwburgstraat 2, 2511 VA, Den Haag, Zuid-Holland


Institute Clingendael

The Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael is a knowledge institute for international relations. In a constantly changing global environment, Clingendael acts as a think-tank as well as a diplomatic academy in order to identify and analyze emerging political and social developments for the benefit of the Dutch government and the general public.

Clingendael seeks to achieve this objective through research, by publishing studies, organising courses and training programmes, and by providing information. The Institute acts in an advisory capacity to the government, parliament and social organisations, holds conferences and seminars, maintains a library and documentation centre, and publishes a Dutch language monthly on international politics as well as a newsletter. Clingendael currently employs some 110 staff, the majority of whom are researchers and training staff.


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