Mark Leonard's World in 30 Minutes

By ECFR

Weekly podcast on the events, policies and ideas that will shape the world. World in 30 minutes is curated by Mark Leonard, Director of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), and features top-level speakers from across the EU and beyond to debate and discuss Europe’s role in the world. It was awarded “Best podcasts on EU politics” by PolicyLab in 2019. Member of the EuroPod network.

  1. 1.
    The geopolitics of technology
    36:06
  2. 2.
    A social democratic vision of German foreign policy
    35:08
  3. 3.
    The EU and France in the Sahel
    35:55
  4. 4.
    The strike back against economic blackmail
    29:26
  5. 5.
    The election of President Ebrahim Raisi and the future of Iran
    34:59
  6. 6.
    New Energies: The European Green Deal and the EU-Turkey relationship
    29:19
  7. 7.
    What future for the transatlantic alliance?
    31:20
  8. 8.
    Understanding the conflict in Western Sahara
    31:51
  1. 9.
    How the EU should respond to Belarus
    28:36
  2. 10.
    The politics of catastrophe with Niall Ferguson
    29:22
  3. 11.
    China’s strategic approach to the Western Balkans
    30:19
  4. 12.
    The prospects for EU-India relations ahead of the Leaders Summit
    27:46
  5. 13.
    A foreign policy for a Green Germany
    24:10
  6. 14.
    Towards stability: A new concert of powers
    34:12
  7. 15.
    Between war and order: What has shaped Europe’s geopolitics?
    33:36
  8. 16.
    Multilateralism after covid-19
    30:43
  9. 17.
    How the Turkey-UAE Rivalry is remaking the Middle East
    26:47
  10. 18.
    One crisis, many responses: Fighting the first wave of the pandemic
    30:35
  11. 19.
    In search of Global Britain
    31:29
  12. 20.
    Dual circulation: China’s new economic strategy
    34:07
  13. 21.
    Belarus’s brutal politics
    30:52
  14. 22.
    A fair, green and digital recovery - brought to you by Portugal
    30:56
  15. 23.
    Super Mario to the rescue
    25:55
  16. 24.
    Stranger in Moscow: Borrell’s unwelcome visit
    31:33
  17. 25.
    The global impact of the European Green Deal
    29:26
  18. 26.
    The future of EU-China-US relations
    32:38
  19. 27.
    How Europeans see Biden’s America
    25:48
  20. 28.
    Top ten foreign policy trends in 2021
    18:04
  21. 29.
    The coronavirus world order
    29:37
  22. 30.
    The geopolitics of a covid-19 vaccine
    27:29
  23. 31.
    Europe’s battle of narratives
    30:13
  24. 32.
    All eyes on Ethiopia: What the EU and the US can do
    29:50
  25. 33.
    How the US could return to the Iran nuclear deal
    29:29
  26. 34.
    Can the Frugals transform the EU?
    27:59
  27. 35.
    Europe's pivot to Africa
    27:22
  28. 36.
    Europe’s new transatlantic bargain for Biden’s America
    27:26
  29. 37.
    Anxious allies: European sovereignty after the US election
    27:50
  30. 38.
    Europe’s role in America’s election
    22:00
  31. 39.
    How can the EU strike back? The way towards higher economic resilience
    32:49
  32. 40.
    Conquering the cyber sphere: How the EU can build digital sovereignty
    24:41
  33. 41.
    Why Europe cannot become a giant Switzerland - geopolitical challenges in times of covid-19
    30:26
  34. 42.
    Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia and Azerbaijan's thawing of the ‘frozen conflict'
    31:22
  35. 43.
    Rifts under sea and on land: The multiple crises in the Eastern Mediterranean
    32:31
  36. 44.
    From fragility to vitality – Analysing von der Leyen’s #SOTEU
    33:25
  37. 45.
    Trump’s dirty tricks
    32:19
  38. 46.
    Surveillance and the inevitable AI future
    37:28
  39. 47.
    Protest movement in Belarus: Will Lukashenko survive the current state (of) crisis?
    30:05
  40. 48.
    If you stay ready, you don’t have to get ready: Rethinking global health security
    27:45
  41. 49.
    Where there's a will, there's a way: France, Germany and EU coalition building
    27:00
  42. 50.
    The Biden effect and the future of US-Europe relations | Part II
    35:27

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