BLOG: The Militarization of Europe: Three Reasons the EU’s Defense Strategy Changed

Jakub Ferenčík wrote a blog on the topic: The Militarization of Europe: Three Reasons the EU’s Defense Strategy Changed. In his blog, he writes for example about three reasons why the EU defence strategy has changed or the militarisation of Europe and the future of deterrence.

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Job offer: Director of EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, the leading think-tank on European policy within the Czech Republic with offices in Prague and Brussels, is looking for a Director. For more information, including requirements, please see the attached PDF.

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EU Monitor: The European Army project: the answer to the Union’s strategic shrinkage?

Rose Hartwig-Peillon wrote an EU Monitor on the topic of The European Army project: the answer to the Union’s strategic shrinkage? In this report, she focuses not only on the current defense strategy of the EU and whether the present security and defense tools are effective or not, but she also addresses the question of creating a European Army and if it could help with achieving the goal of European strategic autonomy

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ČRo Plus: France holds the EU presidency. Czech Republic wants to reform Schengen and move forward with asylum reform

The priorities of the French Presidency include the economic recovery of the Union after the pandemic, the climate agenda, European defence, relations with African countries and the Western Balkans. Our research fellow Vít Havelka also commented on the topic.

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REPORT: Stocktaking and Evaluating EU defence cooperation – expectations and the role of the V4

The head of our Brussels office, Žiga Faktor, wrote a report on the panel discussion that took place in a hybrid form in Brussels. During the panel, speakers discussed the latest developments in the NATO Strategic Concept and European defence autonomy debate. In addition, they focused on how Central and Eastern Europe, in particular countries of the Visegrad group, affect the process.

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NEW EUROPE: It’s time to rebrand or put the idea of a European Defense Force to rest

Our researcher Danielle Piatkiewicz has written an article for NEW EUROPE in which she discusses the future of the idea of a European Defence Force.

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INVITATION: EU± 20 years of the Allied mission in Afghanistan - what are the lessons for NATO and the EU?

We invite you to the debate "20 years of the Allied mission in Afghanistan - what are the lessons for NATO and the EU?", which will take place online on Thursday 4 November 2021 at 18:00.

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REPORT: The V4 towards a new NATO Strategic Concept and the EU Strategic Compass

Our research fellow Danielle Piatkiewicz participated in a report by V4 Senior Defense Experts. The paper is written by sixteen senior defence experts and it is a summary of a broader project entitled: “Returning to the roots of the Visegrad cooperation – coordinating V4 strategy towards NATO Strategic Concept and European defense autonomy” that is supported by the International Visegrad Fund.

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INVITATION: What EU do we want to have in 2025? - European Defence

We invite you to the next debate in the series "What EU do we want to have in 2025?" on the European Defence. The debate will take place on Wednesday 8 September from 17:30 to 19:00.

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INVITATION: Strengthening the transatlantic relationship in response to geopolitical challengers - Russia and China

We invite you to an online debate organised by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy as a part of Transatlantic Policy Forum (TAPF) and with support of International Visegrad Fund. The debate will take place online on June 7 from 17:30 on our Facebook.

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