Within the 2022 Strategic Compass, published a year ago, the EU sets out the ambition to create a force of 5000 troops, including pre-identified strategic enablers, built on “substantially modified Battlegroups”. The Rapid Deployment Capacity (RDC), which was originally called an initial entry force, was proposed by 14 member states and was subsequently discussed at the Foreign Affairs Council on Defence Issues on 6 May 2021.
Justinas Lingevicius The emerging AI policy of the European Union (EU), new financial instruments and institutional entities dedicated to boosting emerging technologies including AI, suggest that the EU approaches technological developments strategically and aims to play a role in their international development and regulation. However, the EU position on military AI – the wide-ranging issue […]
For our weekly "Ideas on Europe" editorial by UACES, the University Association for European Studies, we welcome Dario Mazzola, from the University of Bergen, in Norway.
For our weekly “Ideas on Europe” editorial by UACES, the University Association for European Studies, we welcome Dr Helene Dyrhauge, from Roskilde University, in Denmark.
Security assistance is at the forefront of international engagement in “weak” or “fragile” states. Making so-called fragile states secure and stable is viewed by the international community as essential for dealing with the consequences of the transnational and diffuse nature of insecurity such as trafficking of arms, drugs and human beings and to prevent their […]
An essential part of collecting the data for both projects is to go out into the field and to carry out interviews. I anticipated to use the UACES Microgrant to conduct my field work on the ground.
An earlier article about asset restitution suggested the European Union (EU) takes its example from Switzerland. In cybersecurity, the EU’s institutions appear to be very Swiss – but unfortunately in the sense of a Swiss cheese full of holes.
For our weekly “Ideas on Europe” editorial by UACES, the University Association for European Studies, we have the pleasure to welcome Dr Dorina Baltag, from Loughborough University, in London.
For our weekly “Ideas on Europe” editorial by UACES, the University Association for European Studies, we have the pleasure to welcome again Dr Natasza Styczyńska, from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow.
If the EU did not exist, it’s highly likely that the countries and continent of Europe would now be in a far worse situation. For hundreds of years, European countries were more used to resolving their differences by violence, war, and subjugation. There was no easy, let alone democratic, means to decide the running and future […]