Publications

Global (In-)Security

The “golden age of security”, as the Austrian writer Stefan Zweig characterised the time before the First World War, ended just over 100 years ago. After the atrocities of two world wars and the end of the so-called Cold War, many hoped that the cessation of the East-West conflict would herald the beginning of a new era of security – but those remaining hopes were shattered no later than the terrorist attacks of 9/11. more…

July 19, 2018

Plugging in the British: EU defence policy

Both the EU and the UK have an interest in agreeing a post-Brexit defence relationship as soon as possible, to prevent Britain falling out of European defence co-operation. But this does not mean that doing so will be easy. The EU is keen to protect its decision-making autonomy on defence operations and missions. It is developing new defence initiatives and has yet to determine the conditions for third party involvement. And defence-industrial co-operation post-Brexit will depend in part on the broader trade and economic relationship between Britain and the EU. more…

April 26, 2018

Plugging in the British: EU foreign policy

The main focus of negotiations on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU has so far been on trade. But foreign and defence policy and law enforcement co-operation are also important. Plugging the UK into EU co-operation in these areas may not be straightforward. In particular, the EU and the UK both want to preserve their decision-making autonomy after Brexit. more…

March 6, 2018

The Future of Global Climate Policy

Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation & EUCERS

On 13th December, the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation teamed-up with EUCERS for the final Climate Talk in 2017. more…

Event Reports | December 14, 2017

Meeting of European Movement National Councils

Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation & European Movement Scotland

On 04th December the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation organised a meeting of the European Movement National Councils at the Scottish Parliament. more…

Event Reports | December 14, 2017