European values, the key for the geopolitical success

Research Paper by Asier Areitio

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The EU can play the leading actor on the geopolitical scene, as long as it focuses its strategy on the defense of its values and the promotion of them internationally.

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Abstract

The main objective of this paper is to demonstrate how the European Union shows more strength on the geopolitical panorama when it works in favor of its values and the defense of them. This paper also analyses the role that new technologies have played on the geopolitical decisions of the EU and how some topics that have not been relevant for geopolitics can become new lines for the Union's strategy.


About the author

Asier Areitio, current president of the YDE, has a bachelor in business administration and a bachelor in laws on the UPV/EHU. He is committed to the European politics and has taken part in many movements in favor of the integration and federalism of the EU. Nowadays he works in a public-private hedge fund focused on the investment for the creation of technological or innovative start ups on the territory of Biscay.