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Brief/ The EU Strategic Compass: A Blueprint for a European Defensive and Securitisation Policy by Pol Bargués

In this new JOINT Brief, Pol Bargués (Research Fellow at the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs) analyzes the EU Strategic Compass by looking also at the direction taken in the Global Strategy (2016) and the Integrated Approach to Conflicts and Crises (2018) and focusing on the apparent change of direction in EU foreign policy.

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Paper/A Joined-Up Union, a Stronger Europe. A Conceptual Framework to Investigate EU Foreign and Security Policy in a Complex and Contested World by Riccardo Alcaro, Pol Bargués and Hylke Dijkstra

In this new JOINT Paper, Riccardo Alcaro (JOINT Coordinator and Research Coordinator and Head of Global Actors programme – Istituto Affari Internazionali), Pol Bargués (Research Fellow – BarcelonaCentre for International Affairs) and Hylke Dijkstra (Associate Professor – Maastricht University) build a conceptual framework to investigate EUFSP in conflicts and crises, starting from the fractious domestic […]

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Paper/Multi-Layered Actions? Sustaining Partnerships in the EU Integrated Approach to Conflicts and Crises by Dylan Macchiarini Crosson et al.

This JOINT Paper by Dylan Macchiarini Crosson (CEPS – Centre for European Policy Studies), Pol Bargués (CIDOB – Barcelona Centre for International Affairs), Zachary Paikin (CEPS) and Steven Blockmans (CEPS) traces the formulation of the Integrated Approach to conflicts and crises, frames conceptually its multilayered dimension, and points to how internal contestation, regional fragmentation and […]

Events

Roundtable/What EU Foreign Policy in a more contested World? organized by CIDOB

On 25 November 2021, the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB) hosted a JOINT project roundtable aimed at understanding what kind of actor the European Union is becoming in a world characterised by multipolar contestation and regional fragmentation. Chair:  Pol Morillas, Director, CIDOB (Barcelona Centre for International Affairs) Panelists: Riccardo Alcaro, Senior Researcher, IAI (Istituto Affari […]

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Conversation/Riccardo Alcaro and Pol Bargués on the JOINT project

Pol Bargués (Research Fellow, CIDOB- Barcelona Centre for International Affairs) and Riccardo Alcaro (JOINT Coordinator and Head of Research, IAI- Istituto Affari Internazionali), in the occasion of the November Roundtable organized by CIDOB, exchanged ideas about the core issues of our project: internal and external factors affecting and affected by EU foreign and security policy.

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Brief/Afghanistan, AUKUS and European Strategic Autonomy by Pol Morillas

A new JOINT Brief by Pol Morillas, Director of CIDOB (Barcelona Centre for International Affairs), on the debate on EU’s strategic autonomy, reinvigorated by the latest events in international defence and security. The withdrawal of Western troops from Afghanistan and the AUKUS deal should be the turning point for the EU to move from intent […]

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