Rem Korteweg

Rem Korteweg

Senior research fellow
Areas of expertise 

European external policy, Europe's relations with the UK, geopolitics of energy, TTIP, security and defence policy, Asia, Middle East & North Africa.


NPR: British Prime Minister Theresa May outlines plan to leave European Union

17 January 2017
Rem Korteweg speaks to NPR about Theresa May's Brexit speech on the 17 January 2017.
CER podcast: 5 questions on Trade, Trump and TTIP

CER podcast: 5 questions on Trade, Trump and TTIP

16 January 2017
Rem Korteweg explains what trade policy under Trump will look like, if and how European governments can save TTIP, and what to make of a US-UK trade deal.

BNR: Brexit: snelle scheiding niet per se minder pijnlijk

31 December 2016
Rem Korteweg speaks to BNR about the Brexit work ahead for Theresa May and the future of the EU-UK trade relationship. 

VPRO: Wat de Brexit voor onze Britse buren gaat veranderen

23 December 2016
Rem Korteweg talks to VPRO 6 months after the Brexit vote about the obstacles ahead.

It's impossible for the government not to screw up Brexit with only 24 months to seal the deal

The Independent
23 November 2016
From figuring out the negotiations guidelines to drawing up a transition deal, parliament's vote, European Court of Justice reviews and even talks about who gets what wine from the Commission's cellar, drawing up a Brexit deal will take years not months.

CER podcast: What the US elections and Brexit mean for US-EU relations

07 November 2016
CER researchers discuss the impact of the UK’s vote to leave the EU on transatlantic relations and how the future US president will approach Europe.

Een berg Brexit-onderhandelingen: Keep calm and carry on?

Internationale Spectator
19 September 2016
Na de uitslag begint het harde werk. Hoe vorm te geven aan Brexit?
Don’t give up on TTIP

Don’t give up on TTIP

06 September 2016
TTIP, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, is in trouble. A chilly protectionist breeze is blowing across the west and the likelihood of reaching and ratifying a deal is receding.

Marketplace: Turkey — EU tensions threaten refugee deal

22 August 2016
"The migrant deal was ill-advised from the outset. It was a deal with a leader who was already backsliding on human rights and democracy before the post-coup purge," said Rem Korteweg of the Centre for European Reform.

CER podcast: 5 questions on territorial disputes in the South China Sea

26 July 2016
Sophia Besch talks to Rem Korteweg about reactions to the recent UN tribunal ruling from the region, the US and the EU, and the difficult balance between power politics and international law.