The only union of its kind
The European Union
Growing from its start as the European Coal and Steel Community, the European Union today has twenty-seven member states and is the only democratic, intergovernmental, supranational organization in the world. It has risen as a key actor and norm-setter in areas as diverse as trade, energy security, digital policy, and defense. In an era of great power competition, the United States has a national interest in the EU reinvigorating faith in the European project among Europeans and the rest of the world.
Fast Thinking Jun 23, 2022
FAST THINKING: The EU gives Ukraine a shot at membership. What’s next for Kyiv?
By Atlantic Council
While candidacy is an important symbolic gesture when Ukraine is under attack from Russia, EU membership is far from a done deal for Kyiv.
New Atlanticist Jun 23, 2022
EU vice-president takes on disinformation: ‘We need to end the digital Wild West’
By Dan Peleschuk
Věra Jourová, vice-president of the European Commission for values and transparency, delved into the dangers of disinformation at the Atlantic Council’s EU-US Defense & Future Forum.
Featured Event: The EU-US Defense & Future Forum
Spotlight: The Transatlantic Digital Marketplace Initiative
The Atlantic Council’s Transatlantic Digital Marketplace Initiative seeks to foster greater US-EU understanding and collaboration on digital policy matters and build tangible cooperation in this fast-growing area of the transatlantic economy.
The Europe Center promotes the transatlantic leadership and strategies required to ensure a strong Europe.