The European Union's success ‘is not a foregone conclusion,’ says Sabine Sparwasser, and needs like-minded partners to shore up its defences.
German Ambassador to Canada Sabine Sparwasser closed the season on Carleton University’s ambassador speaker series, addressing a packed room on budget day, March 19.
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Multilateralism is under threat in the face of rising populism and the absence of U.S. leadership, but countries are “ill-equipped” to fill the gap, says the German ambassador to Canada.
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