IECEU Policy Briefing Paper 2018 – The Civilian CSDP Compact: A new paradigm or a strategic communication tool?

THE CIVILIAN CSDP COMPACT – A new paradigm or a strategic communication tool? – Petteri Taitto – The paradigm for the civilian aspects of the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) has evolved over the years, starting from the experiences of the Balkans conflicts, which later on led to the development of Feira priorities1. In the course[…]

New thinking and solutions are needed to strengthen ongoing development of EU’s capabilities to tackle future security threats

New thinking and solutions are needed to strengthen ongoing development of EU’s capabilities to tackle future security threats   Authors: Kirsi Hyttinen, IECEU Consortium Coordinator/Senior Manager for Research, Laurea UAS, Maria Mekri, Executive Director, SaferGlobe & Kari Paasonen, Researcher, SaferGlobe The EU’s Common Security and Defense Policy is going through rapid development to better equip[…]

IECEU & WOSCAP projects gathered stakeholders of crisis management and conflict prevention

IECEU & WOSCAP projects gathered stakeholders of crisis management and conflict prevention Writer: Kirsi Hyttinen, IECEU Consortium Coordinator, Senior Manager for Research, Laurea UAS On November 8th, over 150 participants attended the conference ‘Effectiveness and Inclusivity of EU Peacebuilding and Conflict Prevention’ at the Scotland House in Brussels. During the conference, policy makers, academics and[…]

Recap of the Final Joint Conference of WOSCAP & IECEU

Recap of the Final Joint Conference of WOSCAP & IECEU   Download this press release (pdf) On November 8th, over a hundred participants attended the final joint conference of two Horizon 2020 research projects, WOSCAP & IECEU, at the Scotland House in Brussels. Both projects developed a catalogue of best practices, lessons learnt and recommendations[…]

IECEU and WOSCAP final conference: evidence-based research to support Conflict Prevention and long-term Peacebuilding

IECEU and WOSCAP final conference: evidence-based research to support Conflict Prevention and long-term Peacebuilding   Improving the Effectiveness of Capabilities in EU Conflict Prevention (IECEU) and Whole-of-Society Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding (WOSCAP) held a joint final conference on 8th November in Brussels. The conference ‘Effectiveness and Inclusivity of EU Peacebuilding and Conflict Prevention’ gathered over[…]

PRESS RELEASE: Conference on Improving EU Peacebuilding and Conflict Prevention, 2nd November 2017

PRESS RELEASE 2nd November 2017 Conference on Improving EU Peacebuilding and Conflict Prevention On November 8th, over a hundred participants will attend the conference ‘Effectiveness and Inclusivity of EU Peacebuilding and Conflict Prevention’ at the Scotland House in Brussels. During the conference, policy makers, academics and civil society practitioners will present the findings of two[…]

Article in Contemporary Military Challenges, an interdisciplinary scientific and technical publication published by Slovenian Armed Forces.

Ivana Boštjančič Pulko, Centre for European Perspective – CEP; Johanna Suhonen and Kari Sainio, Finnish Defence Forces International Centre, have published an article in Contemporary Military Challenges, an interdisciplinary scientific and technical publication published by Slovenian Armed Forces. Article, “Assessing the planning and implemention of EU mission and operation: Case Study of EUFOR Althea in[…]