On February 14th, the Security Council will be briefed on the UN-EU cooperation with regard with peace and security. The statement should be delivered by Catherine Ashton European Union High Representative.
Mainstreaming Human Security
Publication Date: 2010
The contributions to the book focus equally on mainstreaming human security in the UN and in the EU context. The global issues discussed and conclusions drawn are of relevance for the future of security addressed by peace and crisis management operations all over the world.
Our work here is done: European Union peacekeeping in Africa
Since the EU's Organisation Operation Artemis in support of the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2003, Africa has become a key area of operations for the EU, an important source of lessons learned, and a test case for a constructive UN-EU partnership.
The EU, the UN and collective security
Publication Date: 2012
This book draws upon both theoretical and empirical research to answer the following questions: What are the reasons that have made multilateralism either effective or ineffective in peacekeeping and peacebuilding? How can attempts made by Europe to render UN multilateralism in the security area more efficient be assessed?
The European Union in global security
Publication Date: 2012
Does the EU matter in international security? The authors identify and explain the drivers of and brakes to EU foreign security action, offer methods of assessment to ascertain influence, and conclude that the union has become a niche international security provider that has in turn strengthened EU foreign policy.
What is so special about the European Union? EU-UN cooperation in crisis management in Africa
Are rapidly emerging narratives of EU-UN cooperation in military crisis management rewriting and re-authorizing European practices of military intervention in Africa? This article points to the increasing significance of uncertainties about the location of contemporary political life, the location of 'crisis management', and thus to the diverse effects of a crisis management approach to African conflicts.
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