Special Europe: New leaders and next challenges


Date: 30 July 2019

Type: Other

Topic: Action Institute

In the aftermath of the European Parliament elections, which took place between the 23rd and the 26th of May, the European Union proceeded in choosing the leaders of its main institutions. The United Kingdom appointed a new head of government, in order to allow for Brexit negotiations to continue. Threatened sanctions on the part of the US and a growing Chinese geopolitical influence represent two key challenges Europe can’t avoid to take into consideration in the upcoming years.
Action Institute proposes an overview of the main analyzes and comments related to future scenarios. The special focuses on the renewal of the main institutional offices at the European Union level, while providing insights on the evolution of Brexit state of affairs and major geopolitical trends.



EU nominates two women for top jobs as bloc’s unity is tested (, July 2nd 2019)

Europe is finding the political will it needs to act united (, July 10th 2019)

Ursula von der Leyen: In her own words (, July 4th 2019)

Europe’s centrists should be wary of Ursula von der Leyen (, July 14th 2019)

What to expect from President von der Leyen (, July 17th 2019)

Von der Leyen makes final pitch ahead of confirmation vote (, July 16th 2019)

Ursula von der Leyen is elected European Commission president (, July 16th 2019)

The nomination of Von der Leyen (, July 12th 2019)

A Long To-Do List Short on Details for EU Commission’s New Boss (, July 17th 2019)



Christine Lagarde faces a new challenge in Europe (, July 16th 2019)

ECB needs a rocket scientist, not a rock star (, July 3rd 2019)

The Central Banker Europe Needs (, July 9th 2019)

Christine Lagarde Would Be a Consensus Central Banker. That’s Not What the ECB Needs (, July 4th 2019)

Lagarde set to inherit lingering Draghi influence at ECB (, July 3rd 2019)

What Christine Lagarde Brings to the ECB: Flexibility (, July 18th 2019)
Christine Lagarde enters the European Central Bank at a perilous moment (, July 8th 2019)



Can the City survive Brexit? (, June 27th 2019)
 Jeremy Corbyn backs Remain. Almost. (, July 9th 2019)
Boris Johnson Warned By US Senator That Trade Deal Will Have ‘Tough’ Time Passing Congress (, July 16th 2019)
Pound Sinks to Lowest Since 2017 on Threat of No-Deal Brexit (, July 16th 2019)

 Report: Brexit & the City – the impact so far (, March 2019)

 Where Brexit goes, the law shall follow (, June 25th 2019)

 British Pound Falls to Two-Year Low Amid U.K. Economic Worries (, July 19th 2019)

Brexit: Impacts and prospects (, June 27th 2019)

Boris Johnson to enter No 10 amid dire no-deal warnings (, July 24th 2019)



Candid Josep Borrell faces daunting agenda as EU foreign envoy (, July 9th 2019)

What’s the state of the current EU-US trading relationship? Euronews explains (, June 26th 2019)

Europe risks irrelevance in the age of great power competition (, July 22nd 2019)

Europe must take a stand to ensure a healthy relationship with China (, July 2nd 2019)

Donald Trump turns his sights on Europe (, July 12th 2019)

Europe braces for Trump trade war (, July 21st 2019)

China’s backdoor to Europe (, April 15th 2019)

What is in store for the EU’s trade relationship with the US? 2019 (, May 16th 2019)

Europe is back (, July 17th 2019)

The new EU strategy on Central Asia (, June 21st 2019)


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