France-German Relations in an Era of Intergovernmentalism
The ceremonies on the 60th anniversary of the Elysée Treaty reaffirmed the friendship between France and Germany. While the Franco-German Ministerial Council had been postponed as it needed to prepare itself better, the outcomes were disappointing in the absence of major announcements.
Dr. habil. Landry Charrier Dr. Hans-Dieter Heumann
Franco-German Perspectives on the European Political Community
The European Political Community met on the 6th of October in Prague and created a new platform for dialogue. Member states of the European Union can now reach out to their Eastern European partners. However, Germany and France have different historical relations and ideas about Eastern Europe. In the context of the Ukraine war, can they reach common ground?
What Remains of Macron’s Sorbonne Speech Five Years Later?
Given that the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union just ended, Emmanuel Macron got re-elected for a second five-years-term, and the future of Europe was mentioned by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz already twice in recent weeks (once in the press and once during a speech in Prague) and Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, has given her third State of the Union address, what remains to be done for the future of European policy-making five years after Macron’s Sorbonne speech?
Our Podcast on Migrant Entrepreneurs - "Migrentrepreneurs"
We are pleased to announce the release of the first episode of "Migrentreprenreurs" !
Tocqueville Conversations 2022: The Russian Question: The West facing Putin
The Friedrich-Naumann Foundation for Freedom partnered up with the Tocqueville Foundation, the Atlantic Council and the Figaro for a two day's conference with distinguished speakers such as Vice-President of the European Parliament, Nicola Beer or former world chess champion and Russian opponent, Gary Kasparov.