Cross-border data flows govern almost everything we do today. States are facing a dilemma between protection of their data and benefits from free-flow. Europe faces a challenge from the US, the dominating actor in the digital world, and a threat from China’s authoritarian model. Europe must make choices to strengthen its position in the digital field.
Chatham House, International Crisis Group, Al Sharq Forum, and Institut Montaigne will host the fourth annual conference on Europe and its Neighbourhood: Conflict Prevention and Crisis Management in the 21st Century, focusing on the political, security and societal challenges that Europe’s leaders must address, and how they can do so at a time when the traditional ties and strategic relations within Europe and between Europe and its allies are under increasing strain.
This year’s discussions will bring together perspectives from across Europe and neighbouring regions to discuss: