TOWARDS A EUROPEAN DEFENCE UNION
By FRANCESCO GUERZONI
Europe’s security environment has changed dramatically in the past few years and pressure has increased for the European Union to take responsibility for its own security. This publication provides 10 key federalist proposals towards a European Defence Union that delivers efficient and effective protection for European citizens and helps the EU to assume an active role for stability on the global stage. Read more...
Also available in French:Vers une Union Européenne de la Défense
BUILDING EUROPEAN ASYLUM AND IMMIGRATION POLICIES AND A EUROPEAN BORDER SERVICE
By ANTON LAZARUS
Geopolitical turmoil, wars, conflicts, poverty, natural disasters and climate change pushed more than a million people to come to Europe in 2015 alone.Such trends look set to continue in 2016. In the absence of a united European system to manage the external border and a comprehensive European Asylum and Immigration Policy, the most exposed Member States are left almost alone to cope with the arrival of large numbers of people and their transit through or settlement in their territories. Read more...
RELAUNCHING EUROPE'S SECURITY AND DEFENCE POLICY
By ELISA LIRONI
In 2012, the European Union won and deserved the Nobel Peace Prize mainly for its past, as it was founded to preserve and promote of peace in Europe, a title which it struggles to merit it in the present and the future if European leaders do not decide to move more resolutely toward a strengthening of the EU’s Foreign, Security and Defence Policy. Read more...