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The EU's Comprehensive Approach to External Conflict and Crisis Management
April 9, 2017 - April 13, 2017
Venue: Kyiv, Ukraine
Organizer(s): Ukrainian Institute for Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution, Ukraine in partnership with University of Birmingham, UK
Contact: Prof. Tetyana Malyarenko
Uppsala Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
Info link: www.sses.com.ua
The project ‘The EU’s Comprehensive Approach to External Conflict and Crisis Management’ is expected to generate, accumulate, synthesize knowledge about European Security Strategy, policy and initiatives and promote discussion on EU’s emerging ambition and the role of the EU as a global conflict management with particular reference to the EU’s recent experience in Ukraine and other countries of the European Neighbourhood with the objectives:
• To stimulate excellence in teaching, research and policy-making in European Security Studies with particular focus on a comprehensive approach to conflict and crisis management (through early warning and preparedness, conflict prevention, crisis management to early recovery and peace-building) in higher education institutions and public administration organisations in European Union and Ukraine.
• To enhance current knowledge and understanding of the complexity of contemporary conflict and conflict management and contribute to the development of research-led teaching and evidence-based policy-making in the area of crisis management and conflict prevention.
• To mobilise the different strengths, capacities and competencies of all project stakeholders (such as European and Ukrainian military and security communities, academia, civil society and the media) to facilitate coordination, share information and contribute to development of effective and efficient mechanisms of Ukraine-EU cooperation in crisis management and conflict resolution.
• To enhance the linkage between research, policy-making and teaching in European Security Studies in Ukraine.