Blogging on Issues of International and European Security

Post 2015 Objective Peace: Development and Insecurity

by Nic Watkins ISIS Europe visited the EU Development Days event in Brussels.  Organised by the European Commission, the event brings together development workers looks to build a consensus on … Continue reading

27/11/2013 · 1 Comment

European strategy: is now the moment?

by Myrto Hatzigeorgopoulos Calls for the formulation of a European grand strategy are a common place amongst EU security and defence analysts and practitioners across the Brussels community. It is … Continue reading

02/10/2013 · Leave a comment

Figthing Corruption in the Defence Sector

by Myrto Hatzigeorgopoulos In a context where debates in Europe are focusing on budgets and on the reduction of spending in the public sector, fighting wasteful corruption in the defence … Continue reading

20/09/2013 · Leave a comment

Building Mutual Security in the Euro-Atlantic Region

by Jacob Steiner Over the past year and a half, experts and researchers from around the Euro-Atlantic region have been working together through a Track II dialogue to recommend a … Continue reading

13/09/2013 · Leave a comment

The EU Human Rights Strategy: Success or Business?

by Lorène-Fara Andrianarijaona On 26 June 2013, Edward McMillan-Scott, Vice President of the European Parliament, and the Human Rights and Democracy Network organised a high level hearing to mark the … Continue reading

26/06/2013 · 1 Comment

Breaking down the Walls: improving EU-NATO relations

by Myrto Hatzigeorgopoulos On 27 May 2013, ISIS Europe attended the presentation of the latest publication of the Centre for European Studies (CES) entitled “Breaking down the walls: improving EU-NATO … Continue reading

28/05/2013 · Leave a comment

Luxembourg elected to the UN Security Council 2013-2014: Challenges and Opportunities

  by Philip Worré, former Executive Director, ISIS Europe On Saturday, 20 October 2012, the whole of Luxembourg turned out in the streets of the capital waving red, white and bright … Continue reading

22/10/2012 · 1 Comment

Innovative European Defence Cooperation

ISIS Europe attended the Cyprus EU Presidency Seminar organised by the 2012 Cyprus Presidency, in partnership with the Egmont Royal Institute for International Relations and the European Defence Agency on: … Continue reading

27/09/2012 · Leave a comment

MEPs vote report on member states’ implication in CIA’s illegal rendition programme

by Myrto Hatzigeorgopoulos 11 years after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre, Members of the European Parliament adopted on 11 September 2012, a resolution against the widespread practices … Continue reading

12/09/2012 · Leave a comment

EU and NATO Special Representatives

by Myrto Hatzigeorgopoulos Appointed within a few weeks of each other, the European Union’s Special Representative (EUSR) for Human Rights and the NATO Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security … Continue reading

12/09/2012 · Leave a comment

François Hollande et la sécurité internationale : Le « nouveau » rôle de la France

by François Ducrotté François Hollande a un agenda international bien chargé, tout d’abord en matière économique avec les prochains G8 et G20 mais aussi en matière de défense et de sécurité … Continue reading

14/05/2012 · Leave a comment

Europe Day: “working together to solve problems” in Syria?

by Jane Backhurst, ISIS Europe Senior Advisor, recent human rights observer in the occupied Palestinian territory, expert in humanitarian affairs, civilian-military relations and children in conflict Today, Europe Day, Europe … Continue reading

09/05/2012 · Leave a comment

Will the new French President mean changes for CSDP?

by David Chuter As expected, Socialist François Hollande beat the incumbent President, Nicolas Sarkozy, in the second round of the French presidential elections on 6 May. The margin was smaller … Continue reading

08/05/2012 · 1 Comment

Parliamentary scrutiny of CSDP : creation of a new Inter-Parliamentary Conference

by Philip Worré, former Executive Director, ISIS Europe Following the decision by WEU Member States to denounce the Modified Brussels Treaty and the consequent dissolution of the WEU Assembly in … Continue reading

27/04/2012 · Leave a comment


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