Briefing paper: Horizon 2020 – reflecting on changes proposed for the new EU research agenda

A new QCEA briefing paper addresses the questions which arise from the proposals for the EU research programme for the security agenda, ethics and participation of third countries. What is important for QCEA in examining these proposals in details is the question of how the funding is to be used, the extent to which this […]

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Briefing paper: EU security research and peacebuilding – a case of institutional and political disconnect

QCEA has done work on the European Security Research Programme for several years; this was focused initially on making the programme better known in order to demonstrate the involvement of the defence industry in the programme. This briefing paper brings this strand of our work together with research we have undertaken on the security strategies […]

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Around Europe 337 – November 2011

European Investment Bank Board of Directors Listen to Civil Society; New Briefing Papers on EU Responses to Terrorism: The implications for human rights, democratic governance and peace-building; We are victims of ourselves, yesterday, today, and tomorrow Click here to dowload (PDF – 1.2 Mb) Deutsche Ausgabe – November 2011 Neue Informationspapiere zu Antworten der EU […]

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Consultation response: industrial policy for the security industry

The stated purpose of this consultation from the European Commission was “to collect the views and opinions of all relevant security industry stakeholders on the main challenges faced by the European Security Industry. This will help the Commission to indentify the main policy measures to overcome the current fragmentation of the EU security market and […]

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