Over the past ten years, the European Union has started to negotiate and sign Framework Participation Agreement (FPA) with third states, in order to have them participate in the various CSDP missions. The EU has recently signed an FPA with South Korea and has approached Japan...

In the Sahel, there are threats and natural resources. So many reasons that lead some states to rush to the area and to engage in economic competition. But it's mostly security concerns and the urgent need to create a real dynamic of development and resilience in populations that led some...

The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is a review mechanism settled for and by African countries. 34 countries on 54 voluntarily joined the APRM. Its aim is to assess state practice of governance in four areas: democracy and political governance, economic governance and...

The French Defence Industrial and Technological Base (DITB) faces a tricky political and budgetary situation, between an increasingly competitive international business environment, a European Defence project in the doldrums, and the persistence of significant pressures on the...

Coordination, Coherence, Effectiveness, Sustainability are challenges that Brussels and Delegations face to give life to the constantly evolving European concept of comprehensive approach. The European Strategy for development and security in the Sahel is the first European...

Matters relating to the proliferation of dual use goods in favor of Iran regularly make the headlines. Suan Zhang, Parviz Khaki, Nicholas Kaïga ... If unfamiliar these names played at one time or another, a crucial role in the pursuit of Iran's nuclear program. The latter, and...

Since the fall of the Gaddafi regime in 2011, South Libya has become the meeting point of numerous armed groups under a background of global breakdown of the State and community and region fragmentation. Involved in a struggle for gaining the control over resources and power...

West African waters, rich in fishery resources, are currently the target of organized ocean floor pillaging, an activity which endangers the nutritional security of populations in the sub-region for whom nutritional balance greatly depends on the products of fishing. Many...

The European Union (EU) has a valuable tool for conflict prevention and resolution, which is neither its Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), still at an embryonic stage after more than fifteen years, nor the painful crisis management missions its deploys in this...

The European Union (EU) has a valuable tool for conflict prevention and resolution, which is neither its Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP),...
La crise ukrainienne - "Changement de régime" et chaos (Federico Santopinto)   ​Boko Haram : le Nord-Cameroun dans la tourmente...
Sur initiative de la présidence grecque, le Conseil européen a approuvé le 24 juin la stratégie de sécurité maritime de l'Union européenne (UE)...
Since December 2013, Abe Government has revised Japan’s defense policy, with the creation of a National Council Security (NSC), the adoption of the...
Although the vast majority of weapons in circulation in Africa was made ​​outside the continent, a part of them – especially weapons intended for...
This quarterly monitoring is part of a three years project (2014-2016) on “Improving human security, conflict prevention and strengthening the rule...
En mai 2014, le Vietnam célébrait le 60e anniversaire de la fin de la bataille de Dien Bien Phu. Célébrations nationales et hommages aux héros de...
During the last couple of decades, increasing attention and resources have been dedicated to tracing illicit weapons in conflict areas. This Paper...
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