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Europe, Strategy, Security

The Europe, Strategy, Security (ESS) Programme seeks to understand the political and strategic changes in taking place in Europe and in its regional environment. The Programme’s work focuses on the European Strategic Observatory, preparing studies, seminars and public conferences, and offering education and training in European issues. The Programme has a particular focus on: Europe as a political and strategic force; the psyche, culture and strategic priorities of European countries; strategic and security changes in its regional environment from the Sahel to the Baltic Sea; and approaches to power and strategy.

18.06.2024
What Are the Main Drivers of Member States’ Defence Procurement Practices? The French Case
By Dr. Renaud Bellais, Associate Researcher, CESICE, Grenoble Alps University
11.06.2024
What Is the Perception of Defence Industrial Partnerships with the EDTIB by Non-EU Countries? The Case of Ukraine: Changing the Paradigm
By Mykhailo Samus, Director of the New Geopolitics Research Network (Ukraine)
08.04.2024
The EU, Artificial Military Intelligence and Autonomous Lethal Weapons
06.03.2024
Romania’s Perception of the EU Defence Industrial « Toolbox »
Dr Simona R. Soare, Senior Lecturer in Strategy and Technology in the Department for Politics, Philosophy and Religion, Lancaster University
27.02.2024
France’s Perception of the EU Defence Industrial « Toolbox »
21.02.2024
What future European Defence and Technological Industrial Basis (EDTIB) do we want/need? The Romanian case
By Raluca Csernatoni, Research Fellow at Carnegie Europe
15.02.2024
What future European Defence and Technological Industrial Basis (EDTIB) do we want/need? The Swedish case
By Dr Calle Håkansson, PhD, Associate Research Fellow at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI)
10.01.2024
Germany’s Perception of the EU Defence Industrial « Toolbox »
By Jana Puglierin, Senior Policy Fellow and Head of ECFR Berlin
18.12.2023
What future European Defence and Technological Industrial Basis (EDTIB) do we want/need? The Belgian case
By Dr Alexander Mattelaer, Senior Research Fellow at Egmont
12.12.2023
Spain’s Perception of the EU Defence Industrial « Toolbox »
By Félix Arteaga, Senior Analyst at the Elcano Royal Institute
30.11.2023
Financing the EDTIB to ensure the Security and the Sustainability of the European Industrial Model
By ARES Group
14.11.2023
Italy’s Perception of the EU Defence Industrial « Toolbox »
By Alessandro Marrone, Head of Defence Programme, Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)
Contact
Senior Research Fellow at IRIS, Head of the Europe, Strategy, Security Programme
Federico Santopinto

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Experts
Federico Santopinto
Senior Research Fellow, Head of the Europe, Strategy and Security Programme
Jean-Pierre Maulny
Deputy Director
Gaspard Schnitzler
Senior Research Fellow, Head of the Defence and Security Industry Programme
Louise Souverbie
Research Fellow
Olivier de France
Senior Research Fellow
Jean-Marc Vigilant
Associate Research Fellow
Frédéric Mauro
Associate Research Fellow
Jacques-Pierre Gougeon
Senior Research Fellow
Patrick Chevallereau
Associate Research Fellow
Rémi Bourgeot
Associate Research Fellow
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The ENGAGE project, which brings together 13 academic institutions and think tanks from across Europe, including IRIS, examines how the EU can effectively and sustainably meet strategic challenges by harnessing all of its tools to become a more assertive global actor. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovative programme.
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