On Friday 12 December, ESPO organises a seminar on 'Partnership diplomacy: The alliances and strategic partnerships of major powers' with the kind support of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung. Speakers inc... MORE
The rise of cyber-diplomacy: the EU, its strategic partners and cyber-security
Cyber-security and cyber-governance are increasingly shaping the international agenda, not least in the aftermath of the Snowden revelations and various cases of cyber-attacks from China and Russia. Governments worldwide have come to realise that their national security also depends on the security of their computers and technological devices. The European Union is no exception. In this context, international cooperation is becoming ever more important, while the regulation of the cyber-space becomes more contested. The EU is progressively raising its profile in this debate, for which strategic partnerships prove a useful instrument in its toolbox.
This new ESPO report edited by Clare Castillejo brings together a number of international experts on development issues, with a view to explore the EU's cooperation with some of its strategic partners... MORE
On Thursday 11 December, ESPO organised a seminar to launch its new report entitled 'New donors, new partners? EU strategic partnerships and development'. Report's authors discussed their findings wit... MORE
This policy brief reviews South Korea's development policies, and how synergies are being developed with European donors. The partnership between the EU and South Korea in development contains a numbe... MORE