November 17, 2022, the Valdai Club hosted an expert discussion dedicated to the issues of technological sovereignty in the modern world
November 17, 2022, the Valdai Club hosted an expert discussion dedicated to the issues of technological sovereignty in the modern world. Ivan Timofeev, Programme Director of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC),...
... collapsing, the EU has resolved to master key core technologies in microelectronics, quantum computing, artificial intelligence and blockchain, and to find reliable supply chains [
]. In other words, the EU is seeking ways to resolve the technological sovereignty issue.
The term “technological sovereignty” is often used to describe various forms of independence, autonomy, or control over digital technologies and content. However, this concept lends itself to different interpretations ...
It is hard to imagine a situation where Vladimir Putin, or even one of his likely successors, would willingly sacrifice the country’s sovereignty and independence, even for the sake of promoting cooperation with China
Whenever I read another Western report on the prospects of Russian-Chinese relations, the old children’s fairy tale
Little Red Riding Hood
involuntary springs to ...
... wishing to waste a good crisis," China (as well as others) is promoting an intelligent and data-driven campaign against its global adversaries.
Cyber Warfare: A Tool of International Security
, states longed to preserve their sovereignty. States, especially great powers, usually prefer to avoid conventional conflict and to avoid
(Mutual Assured Destruction), as was experienced during the Cold War. Whenever states do intervene in the affairs of others,
they do so
to acquire ...
... legal side, there are a number of important political implications in this case. They are related to the legitimacy of the decisions made, the strategies used by Russian citizens and organisations affected by the sanctions, as well as the use of the sovereignty concept in the modern globalised world. This lawsuit is extremely important in terms of making a systematic case for a Russian national affected by the US sanctions from the Ukraine-related package (the US President’s Executive Orders 13661 ...
The pandemic will likely be a way to test the boundaries and limits of "extraordinary power"
“Sovereignty is the refusal to accept limits …
I have refused to submit, therefore, I am.”
Georges Bataille, The Accursed Share [
Over the past 20 years, the world and the system of international relations have been steadily moving towards a ...
Either humanity will find the strength and determination to move to a new level of governance by relinquishing a part of the national sovereignty of states, or new pandemics will force us to pay an increasingly higher price for the priority we give to national sovereignty and the loyalty we show to political particularism
In the four months that have passed since the coronavirus outbreak ...
... of 33 European countries, the United States and Canada. There are, however, certain differences. Let us consider the Duodecim’s principles and try to evaluate the degree to which they can be implemented in the current situation.
1. Respect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the region’s states.
This implies the preservation of the territorial status quo, even if it may seem historically unfounded and unfair to some in the region. The countries in the region should abandon attempts ...
... course of discussion: the impact of climate change on the interaction of states in the Arctic, the development of new mechanisms for intergovernmental relations based on the experience of Arctic cooperation, prospects for the development of national sovereignty of the Arctic states in the context of increasing globalization and increasing interest of non-regional players in international projects in the Arctic.
On October 11–13, 2018, European University Institute in Florence under the auspices of Robert Schumann Center for Advanced Studies and with the participation of the Academy of Global Management and Torino World Affairs Institute, University of Torino held an annual international Executive “The Resilience of Russia’s Global Outreach: Challenges and Opportunities" for representatives of think tanks, experts, and journalists.
On October 11–13, 2018, European University Institute in Florence...