February 13, 2020
EU Partially Withdraws Cambodia Trade Deal Amid Rights Concerns
By Andrew Nachemson
After months of speculation, the body has decided on a partial withdrawal of the Everything But Arms deal.
February 12, 2020
EU Adopts New Vietnam Deals Despite Human Rights Concerns
By Associated Press
Lawmakers overwhelmingly approved the previously negotiated deals in spite of lingering issues.
February 08, 2020
Europe in Afghanistan: After Nearly 20 Years, What Has Been Achieved?
By Samina Ansari and Elliott Memmi
The EU says it will continue in its role as major peacebuilder, as well as peacemaker, for Afghanistan
February 06, 2020
EU Confronts Make or Break Decisions for Vietnam and Cambodia
By David Hutt
Two upcoming calls will help define the European Union’s ties with the Southeast Asian countries.
October 22, 2019
Why Foreign Policy Matters to Myanmar’s Democratic Transition
By Hnin Wint Nyunt Hman
In the best-case scenario, Myanmar would be rich like the East and democratic like the West.
October 04, 2019
Europe’s Next Move and the US-China Standoff
By Brigitte Dekker and Maaike Okano-Heijmans
In the face of the US-China trade-tech standoff, there’s need for EU action.
July 22, 2019
What Can the EU Contribute to Peace on the Korean Peninsula?
By Ankit Panda
Tereza Novotna discusses the European Union’s policies toward North Korea.
July 19, 2019
New EU-Vietnam Economic Deal: Who Wins and Who Loses?
By Luke Hunt
The deal reveals Hanoi’s diplomatic acumen at negotiating past tensions relative to some of the other key Asian states in a similar environment.
July 16, 2019
Sebastien Peyrouse on the EU's New Central Asia Strategy
By Catherine Putz
What are Europe’s main interests in Central Asia and how does the EU plan to pursue them?
July 12, 2019
A Deeper Look at Vietnam’s Trade Deal With Europe
By Stuart Brown
The EU’s drive to become the defender of multilateralism promises further opportunities for Southeast Asia.
July 02, 2019
New EU Strategy for Central Asia: All About Balance
By Fabienne Bossuyt
The new strategy reflects a more accurate understanding of the region and of the EU’s comparative advantages.
May 29, 2019
Why a New Trade Pact Could be the Carrot the EU Needs in Cambodia
By David Hutt
The idea of such a pact is one such way for the EU to offer carrots, rather than just sticks, that can help it achieve its reform objectives in the country.