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). Moreover, CEPS has considerable expertise in participating in European projects on EU security policies, which supports the work of the EU-CIVCAP project.

Participating Team members

Giovanni Faleg

Giovanni Faleg is an Associate Researcher at CEPS in the Europe in the World Unit (2011-present), focusing on security and defence cooperation in Europe.

Hrant Kostanyan

Hrant Kostanyan is a Researcher at CEPS ‘Europe in the World’ unit, a Senior Key Expert at the College of Europe Natolin and an Adjunct Professor at Vesalius College.

Jackie West

Jackie West has been an English-language editor at CEPS since 2007.

Marco Incerti

Marco Incerti is a former EU-CIVCAP Staff Member. This profile represents his biography at the time he worked for the project.

Steven Blockmans

Steven Blockmans is a senior research fellow and the head of the ‘EU foreign policy’ and ‘politics and institutions’ units of CEPS.

Toby Vogel

Toby Vogel is a writer on foreign affairs based in Brussels, where he also works as a research communications officer in the foreign policy unit of CEPS.

Work Packages


European and international responses to conflict early response


Lessons identified, lessons learned, and best practices


Dissemination and communication