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The EU as a counter-terrorism actor abroad: finding opportunities, overcoming constraints
27 September 2010
Issued shortly after the anniversary of 9/11 and with renewed interest in how the new European External Action Service will change the EU’s foreign affairs priorities, this EPC Issue Paper by Peter Wennerholm, Erik Brattberg and Mark Rhinard, of The Swedish Institute of International Affairs, discusses the EU’s role in preventing the growth of counter-terrorism abroad in five key countries, where the security situation remains fragile.
Preparing for transboundary threats: what role for the next Commission?
11 May 2009
This Policy Brief by Arjen Boin, Magnus Ekengren, Sara Myrdal and Mark Rhinard offers a series of recommendations for the next European Commission to lead the EU towards playing a clear, value-added role in coordinating transboundary crisis management.
Revisiting the European Security Strategy - beyond 2008
23 April 2008
This Policy Brief by Antonio Missiroli argues that the text has stood the test of time remarkably well, but some minor adjustments may be needed and some new elements added to ensure better implementation.
Reassessing the European Neighbourhood Policy
7 June 2007
This Issue Paper by Rosa Balfour and Antonio Missiroli argue that changes to the ENP are now needed to narrow the gap between the goals it sets and the expectations it raises, on the one hand, and the results and outcomes it can deliver, on the other.
Building societal security in Europe: the EU's role in managing emergencies
17 April 2007
This Working Paper charts the EU’s growing role in this area, identifies the major challenges in developing this role and sketches out some possible ways forward.
Facing the global terrorist threat: a European response
14 January 2005
In this Working Paper, Mirjam Dittrich, analyses the European responses to the global terrorist threat.
Improving the quality of risk management in the European Union: Risk communication
18 July 2004