Briefing paper: security co-operation between the EU and Israel

This briefing paper deals with the way in which the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) of the EU has been used to fund the European Security Research Programme (ESRP). The paper deals with who has access to the ESRP and, under the Third Country Agreements and  Associated Countries, how Israel manages to secure funding and include Israeli experts […]

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Consultation response: roadmap for a low carbon economy by 2050

The challenge is well identified, and business as usual will not get us there. We must act now to ensure that existing energy and climate commitments are interpreted in the strongest way possible. If the European Union is not careful, a coordinated response to Europe’s energy revolution will be impossible, and the consequences ungovernable. Given […]

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Report: Military Responses to Energy Security Problems

EU Member States have taken part in military missions with energy security components for many years, though NATO, in support of US-led actions and independently. EU militaries contributed to US interventions Operation Earnest Will at the tail-end of the Iran-Iraq war and the 1991 and 2003 Gulf Wars. Britain, the EU’s largest military power, has […]

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