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What EU Citizens Think About Defence

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About this Event

20 Mar 2014 @ 12:45
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About the Speech:
The focus on the Common Security and Defence Policy at the December European Council summit, coupled with recent events in the European neighbourhood, have drawn the attention of citizens throughout the EU to defence matters. Mr. de France examined how EU citizens perceive the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) and related defence questions, and what this means for the future of European defence.
About the Speaker:
Olivier de France is Research Director at the French Institute for International and Strategic Affairs (IRIS). Previously he was an analyst with the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) and the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). He works on security, defence and foreign policy, with a focus on CSDP, strategic affairs and Europe’s external action. Educated at France’s Ecole Normale Superieure, Balliol College, Oxford and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, he has taught and lectured at Cambridge University, the European Security and Defence College in Brussels and INALCO in Paris. Recent publications include: Defence Budgets: Europe’s Maginot Moment? (EUISS), What EU Citizens Think of European Defence (EUISS), Mapping the Security and Defence Debate (EUISS), Europe’s Strategic Cacophony (ECFR) and Etude comparative des livres blancs de l’Union européenne (IRSEM).

Theme: Foreign Policy and ESDP 

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