On 2 October 2017, the EUISS and the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU organised a high-level conference on hybrid threats. During three panels focusing on the current state of play, cyber resilience and strategic communications, the conference encouraged debate about the efforts made by the EU to counter hybrid threats.
The EUISS Annual Conference ‘The EU Global Strategy: translating vision into action’ took place on 20-21 June in Brussels. The focus of the Conference was the implementation of the EU Global Strategy (EUGS).
On 16 June, with the support of the Permanent Representation of Belgium to the EU, the EUISS organised a seminar to analyse a series of issues in relation to the planning, conduct, and handover of EUPOL Afghanistan.