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The EU's neighbourhood as an opportunity?

on December 11, 2012, 16:25
Synthesis - Elvire Fabry and Chiara Rosselli


Notre Europe - Jacques Delors Institute presents the synthesis of the first seminar of the project Think Global – Act European IV, focused on the EU's external action, which took place in Rome at the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) on October 11th 2012. The seminar assembled the experts of working group IV, dedicated to the EU relations with its neighbourhood.


This brief synthesis regroups salient points identified throughout the discussions, before the publication of a series of policy papers in January 2013 and the final report "Thinking Strategically about the EU's External Action" in March 2013, under the direction of Elvire Fabry, Senior Researcher at Notre Europe - Jacques Delors Institute.


The programme




Policy Papers

Elvire Fabry, director of the project, presents the project    [ video ]
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The debate was shaped by the contributions of the following experts:

Haizam Amirah Fernández, Senior Analyst for the Mediterranean and Arab World, Elcano Royal Institute,
Adam Balcer, Director of the EU enlargement and neighbourhood programme, demosEUROPA,
Timo Behr, Researcher, FIIA – Finnish Institute of International Affairs & Research Associate, Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute,
Gianni Bonvicini, Executive Vice President, Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI),
Michele Comelli, Senior Fellow, Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI),
Elvire Fabry, Senior Research Fellow, Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute,

Christophe Hillion, Senior Researcher, Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies (SIEPS),

Lucia Najšlová, Senior Research Fellow, Europeum - Institute for European Foreign Policy,
Věra Řiháčková, Senior Research Fellow, Europeum Institute for European Foreign Policy,
Olga Shumylo-Tapiola, Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Europe.

Discussions were introduced by Emanuele Giaufret, Assistant to the Managing Director of the Middle East and North Africa of the European External Action Service (EEAS).




H. Amirah Fernández , RIE         A. Balcer, demosEUROPA              C.Hillion, SIEPS and M.Comelli, IAI


 As for the previous reports, the fourth TGAE report will be based on the collective work of a group of 16 European think tanks:




The 67 think tanks participating in this project confront their analyses during a series of seminars organised in Rome, London, Paris, Madrid and Brussels during October 2012.




The programme is led with the support of      


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