Policymakers and practitioners in conflict prevention, management, and resolution have been turning their attention towards new technologies and analysing their potential in helping international and local actors utilise innovative technologies in security operations.
The workshop on EU conflict prevention and peacebuilding in the Western Balkans and the Horn of Africa took place on 11 October 2017 in the framework of the annual Belgrade Security Forum in Serbia.
The second Research Meets Policy Seminar of the EU-CIVCAP project took place on 11 September 2017. It was organised and hosted by the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels and more than 20 experts and policymakers attended.
Ahead of the 72nd General Assembly of the United Nations, this event on 11 September 2017 in Brussels was devoted to EU-UN cooperation in mustering civilian capabilities for conflict prevention, crisis response, conflict resolution and peacebuilding.
On 18 May 2017, Maastricht University organised a workshop at its Campus Brussels on EU, UN and OSCE capabilities in conflict prevention and peacebuilding under the title “Implementing the EU Global Strategy: EU civilian crisis management and the integrated approach in perspective”.
On 16 March 2017 in Brussels, the third Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Policy Forum was held, in which a panel of two European Union officials, a senior diplomat of a Member State, and a civil society representative debated the concept of ‘resilience’ and its implications for EU conflict prevention and peacebuilding.