Rupert Schlegelmilch, Director for US Relations in DG Trade of the European Commission, discusses transatlantic trade relations under the new Biden Administration, how trade fits into the new EU-US agenda, WTO reform, and the EU's agreement on investment with China.
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Outside With EU [Part 3]: Unique Traditions & Celebrations
51:39Unique traditions and celebrations abound across the European Union—and many of them take place outdoors during the warm months of spring and summer. On this episode, we speak with Ambassadors, Counsellors, and Officers of EU countries about the various traditions that are found only in particular European nations. What country has mud-walking protected by UNESCO? Do you light fires to keep away the witches of May? What’s your outdoor patio drinking game at? Take a listen to learn!
Outside With EU [Part 2]: On The Trail
44:31Welcome to Part 2 of our Outside With EU mini-series, celebrating Europe Day 2021! Simply being outside is a vital part of European culture—and there are many activities that can be found “on the trail” that are popular throughout the EU. On this episode, we explore three of them, starting with the culinary excursion of mushrooming, wandering through the classic enjoyment of hiking, and hopping on for a ride with cycling, speaking with Ambassadors and Counselors from Italy, Latvia, the Netherlands, and more!
Outside With EU [Part 1]: National Sports & Games
1:00:19Welcome to Part 1 of our Outside With EU mini-series, celebrating Europe Day 2021! In this episode, we travel from Cyprus to Ireland, stopping at nations in between to discuss national sports and games that are key elements of various European cultures. From the classics such as soccer, basketball, and pétanque to new sports like teqball to Greek board games, you’ll hear former college athletes, national reps, and club presidents discuss why you should try your hand at these games.
EU NOW Season 4 Episode 4 - EU-US Trade Under Biden: New and Improved?
35:58Rupert Schlegelmilch, Director for US Relations in DG Trade of the European Commission, discusses transatlantic trade relations under the new Biden Administration, how trade fits into the new EU-US agenda, WTO reform, and the EU's agreement on investment with China.
EUNOW SEASON 4 EPISODE 3 - EU Ambassador on Key Events of the Year and the New Transatlantic Agenda in 2021
58:11Senior Media Advisor Kasper Zeuthen talks to EU Ambassador Stavros Lambrinidis about the key events of 2020--and what to expect in 2021, including a new transatlantic agenda.
EU NOW SEASON 4 EPISODE 2 - President von der Leyen on a New Transatlantic Agenda
1:04:38Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, discusses her vision for a new transatlantic agenda, prospects for cooperation between the European Union and the United States, and the future of multilateralism at a virtual event organized by the Council on Foreign Relations on November 20th. The moderator is David M. Rubenstein, Cofounder and Co–executive Chairman, The Carlyle Group; and Chairman, Board of Directors, Council on Foreign Relations.
EU NOW SEASON 4 EPISODE 1 - UN at 75: What’s at stake at the 2020 UN General Assembly
28:18At the start of this year’s virtual United Nations General Assembly, European Union Ambassador to the UN Olof Skoog reflects on the 75th anniversary of the institution, why multilateralism is critical in today’s world, and the EU’s push for climate action, protection of biodiversity and pandemic recovery.
EU NOW SEASON 3 EPISODE 15 - Travel to Europe, Security, and Migration
41:04Senior Communications Officer Martin Caudron talks to Olivier Onidi, deputy director general for migration and home affairs at the European Commission, on today's announcement on the gradual lifting of travel restrictions to and within Europe, security challenges, irregular migration, and EU-US cooperation on justice and home affairs.
EU NOW Season 3 Episode 14 – Climate Change and Energy Sustainability in Times of COVID-19
1:10:16The Colorado’s EU Center of Excellence at the University of Colorado in Boulder gathered the three climate and energy experts of the EU Delegation to the U.S. for a discussion led by professor KK DuVivier (University of Denver) on the EU’s Green Deal and how the EU and the U.S. can ensure that the pandemic recovery will be sustainable and climate friendly. The event featured Mercedes Garcia Perez (Head of Global Issues and Innovation), Dr. Dagmara Koska (Counselor Climate and Energy), and Irina Markina (Senior Energy Advisor). The discussion was introduced by Felicia Naranjo Martinez, Executive director of the EU Center.
EU Now Season 3 Episode 13 - Vestager and Summers on EU-US Responses to COVID-19
1:05:55Edward Luce, U.S. National Editor and Columnist at the Financial Times, discusses the transatlantic economic responses to the coronavirus pandemic with Margrethe Vestager, Executive Vice-President of the European Commission, and Lawrence H. Summers, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, at a virtual event organized by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on 30 April 2020. Opening Remarks by Erik Brattberg, Director of the Europe Program and Fellow at Carnegie.