Brief/Europe’s Naval Engagement in the South China Sea by JOINT Assistant Coordinator Giulio Pugliese

A JOINT Brief, written by Dr. Giulio Pugliese, has just been published.


Brief/The constraints on the EU foreign & security policy by JOINT Coordinator, Riccardo Alcaro

In the first JOINT Brief, JOINT Coordinator Dr Riccardo Alcaro elaborates on the domestic and international constraints on EU foreign & security policy


Lecture/Advisory Board member Prof. Shi Yinhong delivers public lecture on the EU and China at the European University Institute

On 11 May 2021, Shi Yinhong, Professor of International Relations, Renmin University and member of JOINT Advisory Board, gave a public lecture at the European University Institute’s Robert Schuman Centre on the state of relations between China and the EU. Prof Shi argued that the EU is more closely aligning with the US vis-a-vis China on virtually […]

JOINT Briefs

Europe’s Naval Engagement in the South China Sea

The EU’s Strategy for Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific calls for a “meaningful European naval presence in the region”. What does it mean for vested parties in the South China Sea? On 19 April 2021, the Council of the European Union, which convenes the Foreign Affairs ministries from the EU’s 27 member states, reached a consensus […]

JOINT Briefs

The Constraints on the EU Foreign and Security Policy

The development of a cohesive foreign and security policy has always been a tall order for the European Union. The difficulty in sharpening the EU’s profile as a credible international security actor is usually traced to institutional matters. A main problem is the rigidity voting procedures, whereby member states retain veto power in foreign policy […]

JOINT Reports

Europe in a Complex and Contested World: Perspectives from the US, China, Russia and Iran

Report on the public conference on the margin of JOINT’s kick-off event As part of the kick-off event of the JOINT project, a public conference was held on 30 April 2021 as an online Zoom webinar organised by the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), the coordinating institution of the JOINT consortium. The meeting was held virtually […]


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