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 Read more about IECEU Policy Briefing Paper 2018 – The Civilian CSDP Compact: A new paradigm or a strategic communication tool?[…]

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 Read more about New thinking and solutions are needed to strengthen ongoing development of EU’s capabilities to tackle future security threats[…]

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 Read more about IECEU & WOSCAP projects gathered stakeholders of crisis management and conflict prevention[…]

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 Read more about Recap of the Final Joint Conference of WOSCAP & IECEU[…]

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 Read more about IECEU and WOSCAP final conference: evidence-based research to support Conflict Prevention and long-term Peacebuilding[…]

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 Read more about IECEU organises Advisory Board Meeting in December 2015[…]

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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 Read more about Default title[…]

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 Read more about 3rd IECEU Advisory Board meeting was organised in Brussels 30th May 2017[…]

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 Read more about IECEU consortium partner Nina Pejič, representative of the University of Ljubljana, gave a lecture Friday, May 12th in Butmir[…]