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Reports are publications, usually featuring the output of major collaborative research projects or individual studies for third parties, containing in-depth analysis of key security and defence-related issues by both the Institute's Analysts and external experts.
08 April 2019
The next decade will be defining for the future of Europe and Europe’s role in the world. This ESPAS report is a contribution to support policy- and decision-makers as they navigate the world into 2030.
01 April 2019
Since 2016, the European Union has developed a number of new initiatives on security and defence. Commissioned by the European Parliament’s Sub-Committee on Security and Defence, this Study analyses how the European Parliament and national parliaments can effectively scrutinise the European Defence Fund.
31 August 2018
The Operational Guidance, commissioned by the European Commission, is intended to provide a comprehensive practical framework when designing and implementing the EU’s external actions against cybercrime and for promoting cybersecurity and cyber resilience.
06 December 2017
This Report turns the spotlight on two major players in the global defence industry: Russia and China. It examines how both countries, however different in their trajectory and ambition, have in recent years narrowed the industrial and technological gap with the European armaments sector and are now openly challenging the West’s traditional superiority in this domain.
16 October 2017
The objective of this Report – the outcome of a consultative project conducted in collaboration with external experts and research institutes – is to reflect on the major trends that will orient Africa’s future looking ahead towards 2025, and to identify the factors which are likely to have the most far-reaching impact on Africa’s economic, political and security trajectory.
20 September 2017
Prepared by the EUISS with the support and cooperation of the European Fund for the Balkans (EFB) – examines how the Western Balkans has emerged once again as a potentially volatile geopolitical arena, and analyses the drivers underpinning both fragility and resilience in the countries of the region from a variety of perspectives.
19 July 2017
This Report - the outcome of a dedicated EUISS Task Force - seeks to decipher what kind of global actor we can expect China to be, given its growing international profile and ambitions. What do current trends indicate regarding the direction of its future foreign and security policy in Asia and beyond? And how can Europe engage with its Chinese partner while securing its own position and interests?
19 June 2017
This Report presents a number of grey swan scenarios which are designed to help decision-makers think about possible responses to crises and how they can be prevented.
07 June 2017
This Report, which draws on the main presentations made during the 2016 CSCAP EU Committee meeting devoted to this topic, examines the role of the EU as a preventive diplomacy actor and explores how in pursuing this strategy it can contribute positively to security in the Indo-Pacific region.