What happens in the Arctic…does not stay in the Arctic

The Arctic is heating up twice as fast as the rest of the world. As the glaciers melt the geopolitical interest in the region increases, also from actors far outside the Arctic Circle. In a changing environment it becomes essential for the EU to be active and create contacts across the Arctic Region. In 2007 […]


Security-Development Nexus – A New Direction?

The European Union is keen to increase the effectiveness of its security policy by using development assistance as a tool to reduce conflict. It is important to pause to think about the challenges that arise from this coupling of security and development policies. Over the past decades, since the Common Foreign and Security Policy was […]