The 2021 Yearbook of European Security provides an overview of events in 2020 that were significant for European security and it charts major developments in the EU’s external action and security and defence policy.
On 7 October 2021, the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU, the Slovenian Ministry of Defence and the EU Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) co-organised an online conference to address disinformation and foreign interferences in the Western Balkans region.
In the past two years the Chinese government, which has long pursued a security-centred approach to data, has been defining its own data governance regime. This Brief aims to shed light on China’s approach to data governance and outlines the challenges that it presents for EU governments and companies, particularly with regard to the risk of data protectionism.
On 4 October 2021, the French Permanent Representation to the EU and the EUISS co-organised an online workshop to address space and security and defence within the context of the Strategic Compass process.