Empowering Europe’s future: Governance, power and options for the EU in a changing world
Empowering Europe’s future: Governance, power and options for the EU in a changing world / Giovanni Grevi, Daniel Keohane, Bernice Lee and Patricia Lewis. Chatham House/FRIDE Report, December 2013, 147 p.
The report shows that the world in 2030 will likely be a more fragile place due to the rise of economic interdependence, the diffusion of power, and the disruptive potential of resource insecurities, climate change and technological innovation. In this less predictable world, power shifts – measured in terms of economic output, scientific research, demography, and military spending – from the West to the rest will not be linear, not least due to the proliferation of domestic challenges in emerging economies. The risk may be that many governments become more introverted and less inclined to international engagement and compromise, as they cope with increasing turbulence at home… read more