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Thierry Tardy

Thierry Tardy joined the EUISS in May 2013. Previously he was Senior Fellow at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP).

Thierry has researched and published extensively on military and civilian crisis management with a particular focus on the United Nations and the European Union, inter-institutional cooperation in security governance, security regionalism, and the EU Common Security and Defence Policy. His latest research has also focused on crisis management in Africa, the financing of CSDP operations and the EU maritime operation in the south Mediterranean Sea.

His recent publications include “Permanent Structured Cooperation: What’s in a name?”, Chaillot Paper No.142, EUISS, Nov. 2017 (co-authored with D. Fiott and A. Missiroli); “Recasting EU Civilian Crisis Management”, Report No.32, EUISS, Feb. 2017; and The Oxford Handbook of UN Peacekeeping Operations, Oxford University Press, July 2015 (co-edited).

Thierry has a PhD in Political Science; he is a graduate of the National Session of the Institute of Higher National Defence Studies (IHEDN) in Paris (2010) and a member of the editorial board of International Peacekeeping. He teaches on European Security and Crisis Management at the Paris School of International Affairs (Sciences Po), La Sorbonne, the National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilisations (INALCO), and the College of Europe in Bruges. He also regularly lectures at the NATO Defense College and at the European Security and Defense College (ESDC), and sits on the ESDC’s Executive Academic Board.

See his external publications here