CSDP missions and operations, including the steering bodies in Brussels, were severely affected by the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. This Brief examines the impact that Covid-19 has had on the CSDP and points to some lessons which can be drawn from the experiences of dealing with the pandemic crisis so far.
The volume presents 15 fictionalised scenarios that imagine how future conflicts might occur. These scenarios contribute to, and at times challenge, the existing body of assumptions concerning the genesis of conflict, its likelihood and how it might play out.
Following a series of high-level seminars on EU-UN cooperation, this Alert seeks to underline how the EU-UN partnership could help develop other types of inter-institutional relations and shape security governance over the coming decade.