Covid-19 pandemic: when the challenge is also geopolitical

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Date Monday, July 13, 2020
Time 18:00 - 19:00
Speaker(s) Mario Mauro, former Vice-President of EU Parliament and EU Parliament member for more than a decade

Mario Mauro holds a master in Philosophy; he has been the former Vice-President of EU Parliament and an EU Parliament member for more than a decade, Italian Senator from 2013 to 2018, Italian Minister of Defense from 2013 to 2014.

Mr. Mauro will explain how the COVID-19 crisis is reflected on geopolitical scenarios.

During his presentation he will cover the following topics:

  • Global strategic scenarios after the pandemic crisis in EU, USA, China, Russia, Mediterranean region, Indo-Pacific
  • Actions taken by the European commission and of the other community institutions
  • Eurogroup decisions of 9th April
  • The severity of the German judgment on the ECB
  • The importance of the details in the judgment of the German court
  • The presidency of the Council of the EU: Germany from July to December 2020 – what does it imply?
  • The "barrel war" between Russia, Saudi Arabia (and the use) and the impact on economic diversification processes in the Gulf States
  • 5G and Covid-19: the impact of disinformation on the security of critical infrastructure

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