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  • 25February 2021

    On 25 February 2021, the EUISS and the Africa Working Party of the Council of the EU (COAFR) held their tenth meeting to discuss Climate Conflicts in the Sahel.

    The meeting examined the nexus between climatic/environmental factors and conflicts in the region, discussing whether (and what) climatic factors impact conflict variability and terrorism (and how).

  • 24February 2021

    With the support of the EUISS, the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU organised an exclusive expert webinar for approximately 100 EU member state representatives, EU officials and academics on 24 February 2021. The webinar focused specifically on the evolution of threats in relation to disinformation and critical infrastructure.

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    19February 2021

    The EUISS and the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU co-organised a high-level conference on the EU Strategic Compass on security and defence on 19 February 2021

  • 22January 2021

    There are quite a few things we know about 2021: it will be 365 days long, include scheduled events such as elections and summits, and the tail end of the Covid-19 pandemic. But what is it that we do not know, should expect, or brace ourselves for?

  • 05January 2021

    On 5 January 2021, Daniel Fiott was invited to make a presentation on the EU and maritime security challenges to an informal meeting of members of the Friends of the Presidency Group on the EU Maritime Security Strategy (EUMSS).

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    18December 2020

    Working closely with DGRIS at the French Ministry of Armed Forces, past, present and future Presidencies of the Council of the EU and the European External Action Service, this virtual seminar brought together approximately 50 senior decision-makers and think tank representatives for an in-depth discussion on the Strategic Compass. 

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    15December 2020

    On 15 December 2020, the EUISS and the European Council’s Working Party on Africa (COAFR) held their ninth meeting to discuss Turkey’s involvement in Africa. Members of the European Council’s Working Group on Enlargement and Countries Negotiating Accession to the EU (COELA) also participated in the discussion.

  • 14December 2020

    From 14-18 December 2020, multiple EUISS analysts contributed to the fourth module of the 15th High-Level Course on the Common Security and Defence Policy (‘Altiero Spinelli’ promotion).

  • 11December 2020

    This mini-series of the EUISS foresight podcast explores the future of Russian domestic and foreign policy.  

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    11December 2020

    The EUISS and the EEAS co-organised a public online conference focusing on the impact of climate change on EU security and defence.