The EU’s Response vs. Chinese Vaccine Diplomacy in Central and Eastern Europe

Ilik, Goran and Shapkoski, Vesna (2022) The EU’s Response vs. Chinese Vaccine Diplomacy in Central and Eastern Europe. EASTERN JOURNAL OF EUROPEAN STUDIES, 13 (2). pp. 99-115. ISSN 2068-6633

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This paper analyses the initial critical points of the EU’s weakness in quickly responding to the crisis and the Chinese assertiveness in using vaccine diplomacy to achieve European political objectives. With the case study based on indicative research on public opinion, the paper provides a more profound understanding of the impact of Chinese-related activities in the CEE region, particularly concerning EU coherence and solidarity. The paper concludes that the Chinese presence in Europe via “vaccine diplomacy” threatens the unity of the EU and the CEE region.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Economics and Business
Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Law
Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Humanities > Philosophy, ethics and religion
Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Political science
Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Social and economic geography
Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Other social sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Law
Depositing User: Prof. dr. Goran Ilik
Date Deposited: 07 May 2023 22:25
Last Modified: 07 May 2023 22:25

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