Browsing: Asian Unit

Lecture: Central Asia and European Union in Context of New Geopolitical Realities

On the occasion of  the signing of MOU between the Institute of  International Economic Relations (IIER) and the Institute of Foreign Policy Studies at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan the Director Institute of Foreign Policy


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New article of Plamen T.

Article of Plamen Tonchev, Head of the Asia Unit at the Institute of International Economic Relations (IIER), Athens on China-Europe Competition in Central Asia. Could Central Asia become a battlefield between China and the West? In


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China’s hidden influence in Southeast Europe

Policy Paper edited by Plamen Tonchev Head of the Asia Unit of the Institute of International Economic Relations (IIER) and by Mirela Petkova on the: China´s Hidden Influence in Southeast Europe. The publication, written by the editor’s


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Sino-Greek relations in Greek and Chinese media, 2020

IIER releases the report “Sino-Greek Relations in Greek and Chinese Media, 2020”, a comparative study of the way the two countries view each other and their relationship through the lens of their media. Read HERE


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REGIONAL COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT

Read the new article by Mr.  George Dimakos HERE


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Impact of Covid-19 on ASEM’s Connectivity agenda

Impact of Covid-19 on ASEM’s Connectivity agenda  Yeo Lay Hwee Plamen Tonchev https://idos.gr/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Impact-of-COVID19-on-ASEM-Connectivity.pdf


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Will Europe choose the US over China?

This will be the motion in an Oxford-style debate to be organised by Asia Society-Switzerland on 6 October, with the participation of IIER’s Plamen Tonchev. Further info and registration at https://asiasociety.org/switzerland/events/oxford-debate-will-europe-choose-us-over-china.  


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A comment by Plamen Tonchev on China in the Eastern Mediterranean published by the Royal Institute Elcano

A new kid on the block? China in the security conundrum of the eastern Mediterranean


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New article from Plamen Tonchev

Plamen Tonchev, Head of IIER’s Asia Unit, writes a thought-provoking piece for The Diplomat on the post-pandemic prospects of the Belt and Road Initiative. https://thediplomat.com/2020/04/the-belt-and-road-after-covid-19/


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Strategic Implications of Chinese Investments in Piraeus

A high-calibre and thought-provoking conference, co-organised by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the Institute of International Economic Relations (IIER), was held in Athens on 18 February 2020. The attached report reflects the key points raised by renowned


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