The war in Ukraine represented a major geopolitical shock for the EU. In the face of an illegal Russian aggression, EU institutions and member states rallied to support Ukraine. Nevertheless, the war in Ukraine also exposed the limited fiscal capacity of the EU. As a result, EU institutions and member states had to come up with creative ways to financially back Ukraine’s military and civilian efforts.
Federico Fabbrini is Full Professor of European Law at the School of Law & Government of Dublin City University (DCU), where he is the Director of the Law Research Centre. He is also the founding director of the DCU Brexit Institute (http://dcubrexitinstitute.eu/ ) where he is the Principal Investigator of both the EU-funded Jean Monnet Network BRIDGE (https://bridgenetwork.eu/), the EU-funded Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence REBUILD (https://rebuildcentre.eu/) and the EU-funded Jean Monnet Module Post-Brexit Law.
Organized by the EU Program, co-sponsored by the Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society, the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, and The Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, with the support of The Paul S. Sarbanes ’54 Fund for Hellenism and Public Service