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“The EU’s Global Strategy: Is It Up to the Challenge?” with Dr. Antonio Missiroli, EU Institute for Security Studies

May 24, 2017 at 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Location:Senate Room, Room 608, 6th floor, Robertson Hall
Cost:Free

The Centre for European Studies Jean Monnet Chair in EU Relations with Russia and the Eastern Neighborhood and the Canada-Europe Transatlantic Dialogue will co-host a special lecture and roundtable discussion about the EU Global Strategy with Dr. Antonio Missiroli, Director, EU Institute for Security Studies.

About the lecture: The EU Global Strategy, adopted by the European Council in June 2016, identified common interests, principles, and priorities with the aim of instilling in its member states a “unity of purpose” which would lead to “unity in action.” Dr. Missiroli will discuss where the EU stands now – between external and internal challenges, with a particular emphasis on its foreign and security policy. Dr. Missiroli’s lecture will draw from his publication, A Handbook – The EU and the World: Players and Policies Post-Lisbon (EU Institute for Security Studies, 2017).

A roundtable discussion will follow the lecture. Prof. Joan DeBardeleben, Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (EURUS), will serve as the Chair and Prof. David Long, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA) and Prof. Alexandra Gheciu, Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa, will be the respondents. There will be a question and answer period with audience participation.

About Dr. Missiroli: He is Director of the European Union Institute for Security Studies since October 2012. From 2010-2012, he was an Adviser at the Bureau of European Policy Advisers (BEPA) of the European Commission, in charge of European dialogue and outreach relations (with think tanks and research centres across the EU and worldwide) and publications. He was Director of Studies at the European Policy Centre in Brussels (2005-2010), and Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow at the W/EU Institute for Security Studies in Paris (1998-2005). He was also Head of European Studies at CeSPI in Rome (1994-97) and a Visiting Fellow at St Antony’s College, Oxford (1996-97). He is currently visiting lecturer at the College of Europe (Bruges) and Sciences Po (Paris) and has taught at universities in Europe and the United States.

The event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required to attend the event.

This event is supported by the Centre for European Studies (CES) Jean Monnet Chair in “EU Relations with Russia and the Eastern Neighbourhood which receives funding from Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, Canada-Europe Transatlantic Dialogue, which receives funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and by Carleton University.