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[…]

IECEU organises Advisory Board Meeting in December 2015

IECEU -project will organise its first official Advisory Board (AB) meeting in Brussels (Belgium) beginning of December 2015. Ten (10) invited members will join the one-day meeting. The first meeting will include the joint review of first IECEU results, such as IECEU Conceptual Framework for analysing the CSDP Missions and Operations. Moreover, the Advisory Board[…]

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A team of three researchers from the Kennedy Institute,  Maynooth University  travelled to Afghanistan earlier this month for an IECEU field study that will provide new insights into Europe’s peacebuilding mission in the region.  The team evaluated the role played by the European Police (EUPOL) in supporting efforts in Afghanistan to build a civilian police[…]

INSIGHTS INTO OPERATIONAL CAPABILITY

INSIGHTS INTO OPERATIONAL CAPABILITY IECEU identified operational capacity as leadership, training, organisational structures and decision-making processes, human resources, technologies, mission funding, culture, security, housing and procurement. Operational capability of the CSDP missions and operations usually strongly depends on both internal and external factors – external factors depending strongly on the specifics of the country where[…]

The EU needs a continent of pooling and sharing for its security – not only little islands

The EU needs a continent of pooling and sharing for its security – not only little islands The analyses of the effectiveness of Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) – crisis management operations, implemented by the IECEU-project, also researched the current initiatives of pooling and sharing of capabilities (P&S) and how it is perceived at[…]

3rd IECEU Advisory Board meeting was organised in Brussels 30th May 2017

3rd IECEU Advisory Board meeting was organised in Brussels 30th May 2017. The results of effectiveness analysis and lessons identified were presented to Advisory Board members. Advisory Session concluded the initial comments on IECEU lessons identified as well as provided guidance on relevant dissemination channels to present the final recommendations. The research and external analysis[…]

IECEU consortium partner Nina Pejič, representative of the University of Ljubljana, gave a lecture Friday, May 12th in Butmir

IECEU consortium partner Nina Pejič, representative of the University of Ljubljana, gave a lecture Friday 12 May in Butmir to a group of 12 international students from 4 countries visiting Bosnia and Herzegovina as a part of a study trip in the framework of their study subject of International Conflict Management. The lecture was given[…]

Press Release, IECEU – Increasing interoperability is a key mechanism for the CSDP to improve its efficiency

Increasing interoperability is a key mechanism for the CSDP to improve its efficiency Interoperability relies on systems being able to both provide and accept services, units, tools and personnel, is the foundation of cooperation and pooling and sharing within crisis management. Poor interoperability or lack of interoperability leads to inefficiency, wasted resources and at the[…]