"European External Action Service"
21 Feb 2013
Towards a European Institute of Peace: Innovative Peacebuilding or Excessive Bureaucracy?
Author: Jonas Claes
United States Institute of Peace (USIP)
In 2010 EU member states Sweden and Finland proposed the formation of a European Institute of Peace (EIP) to function as a publicly funded but independent body to conduct flexible diplomatic initiatives.
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5 Feb 2013
An Early Spring in Tel Aviv?
Author: Andrea Frontini, Zuzana Novakova
European Policy Centre (EPC)
This commentary argues that despite persisting risks of 'domestic retrenchment', Israel's January 2013 elections offer external players an opportunity to capitalize on political change in Tel Aviv by encouraging regional peace-making initiatives.
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Author: Steven Blockmans, Marise Cremona, Deirdre Curtin, Geert De Baere, Simon Duke, Christina Eckes, Christophe Hillion, Bart Van Vooren, Ramses Wessel, Jan Wouters
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
Pursuant to Article 13 (3) of Council Decision 2010/427/EU of 26 July 2010 establishing the organization and functioning of the European External Action Service (EEAS), the High Representative is held to provide a review of the organization and funct...
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France in Mali: Now or Never for European Foreign and Security Policy
Author: Sophie O’Donoghue
Security & Defence Agenda (SDA)
This report summarizes a SDA/Friends of Europe policy debate on the French military intervention in Mali.
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Managing the Decline of European Diplomacy
Author: Kristi Raik, Teemu Rantanen
Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)
Due to the economic crisis and changes in the international system, European foreign services are facing budget cuts and need to re-focus their functions.
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Europe in the World
Author: Adam Hug, Douglas Alexander, Stefan Lehne, Jozef Batora, Anand Menon, Simon Lightfoot, Balazs Szent-Ivanyi, Jacqueline Hale, Neil Winn, John Peterson, Thiago de Aragão, William Gumede, Malcolm Rifkind, Edward Macmillan-Scott, Richard Howitt
Foreign Policy Centre (FPC)
This journal examines both how Europe is seen on the world stage and the effectiveness of the new External Action Service in delivering on its key objectives: building an effective new diplomatic service, strengthening EU influence in the neighborhoo...
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The EEAS and the European Neighbourhood Policy
Author: Hrant Kostanyan
Center for International and European Studies (CIES) /
Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation (BST)
This article examines the newly established collaboration of the European External Action Service (EEAS) with the member states and other EU institutions for the purpose of advancing the EU’s interest in the Eastern and Southern neighborhoods.
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