All participants have demonstrated excellence in the field and have participated in many other projects at national, European and international levels.

University of Bristol

The Global Insecurities Centre at the University of Bristol is a multidisciplinary centre and has an excellent track-record in research funding and publication in the area of conflict, security and development.

University of Aberdeen

UABDN contributes with expertise on the EU’s common foreign / security / defence policy.

Transparency Solutions

TS has extensive experience advising national and international governments on issues relating to conflict, security and local capacity-building, with a focus on the Horn of Africa. TS is thus well placed to contribute with expertise to Work Packages 5 and 6 on conflict prevention and peacebuilding and capacity-building policies on the Horn of Africa.

Royal Danish Defence College

The RDDC team has extensive expertise in the evaluation of CSDP military operations and other EU post-conflict interventions in both regions. Thus, RDDC ensures continuity in the EU-CIVCAP consortium, and particularly, Work Package 5, which it leads.

Roskilde University

Staff members at RUC have formed an interdisciplinary research group with expertise in international development, international relations and peace studies, among others.

Maastricht University

The Department of Political Science at UMAAS has significant competencies in EU institutions; EU democracy and civil society; EU migration policy; and EU external relations. Within the area of EU external relations, Maastricht scholars have especially paid attention to foreign, security and neighbourhood policy, adopting distinctive institutionalist perspectives.

Istituto Affari Internazionali

IAI has a long-standing tradition in the study of European integration, institutions, political economy and foreign policy. The research team at IAI have participated in numerous EU-funded research projects (CORE, MERCURY, MICROCON) and European and transatlantic networks.

European Union Satellite Centre

EUSC has a long experience in supporting EU institutions decision-making by providing advice and services resulting from the exploitation of relevant space assets and collateral data, including satellite and aerial imagery, and related services.

European Peacebuilding Liaison Office

EPLO is the leading platform of European NGOs, NGO networks and think tanks active in the field of peacebuilding. This expertise on conflict prevention and peacebuilding issues enables EPLO to lead WP3 on conflict prevention capabilities and policies.

Conciliation Resources

CR provides dedicated expertise to the EU-CIVCAP project by allowing the project to benefit from first-hand experience in conflict areas in order to gather lessons learned and best practices regarding the inclusion of civil society in conflict prevention activities.

Centre for European Policy Studies

CEPS serves as a leading centre for debate on EU affairs, and has strong expertise on EU foreign and security policy. Located in Brussels and with an extensive network of participant institutes throughout the world, CEPS is well placed to lead the dissemination work package (WP8).

Belgrade Centre for Security Policy

As well as being one of the leading independent think-tanks in the Western Balkans, BCSP has considerable experience conducting research on gender and security governance, including in relation to peacebuilding.