European Neighbourhood Policy


The listed members of the EFSPS program have a deep understanding in the area of European Neighbourhood Policy


The following projects by EFSPS members are in the context of European Neighbourhood Policy

Civil Protection in the Mediterranean region: security community-building beyond EU enlargement? by Niklas Bremberg

This research project aims to contribute to the understanding of the European Union’s (EU) role in international security. On a theoretical level it seeks to explore the problem of how ... read more

Connecting the EU with Its Neighbours: Towards a New European Foreign Policy? by Michele Comelli

Aim of the project The project has the following goals: to carry out an in-depth analysis of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) aimed at identifying both its potential for development ... read more

EU-South Caucasus relations: questioning geopolitics and beyond by Sargis Ghazaryan

The EU-South Caucasus nexus is increasingly becoming a strategic issue for both parts, at the same time a disruption of this perspective would lead to a certain degree of destabilisation ... read more

Europe’s Unrecognised Neighbours: EU policies towards the “frozen conflicts” by Nicu Popescu

The project studied EU policies towards the secessionist entities in Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Nagorno-Karabakh and Transnistria. Despite the fact that these entities do not exist on the map, they seriously ... read more

European Foreign Policy: Identity, Representation and Practices: Contested Meanings and Values by Bohdana Dimitrovova

The External Image of the EU: Views from North Africa In recent years, the European Union has strengthened its claims of becoming a distinctly different type of actor with the ... read more

European Union as Democratic Anchor. An Instrument of Conflict Resolution in its Periphery? by Elena Baracani

The goal of the proposed project is to examine the role played by the EU in the resolution of regional conflicts directly involving some accession candidate or potential candidate countries ... read more

In between Russia and the EU: Ukrainian and Moldovan foreign policies by Elena Gnedina

The project studies the empirical puzzle of Ukrainian and Moldovan ‘multi-vector’ policies or the phenomenon of their simultaneous orientation towards the EU and Russia. It parts away from the traditional ... read more

The European Neighbourhood Policy towards Eastern Europe – The Perspective of the Neighbours by Andras Racz

The European Neighbourhood Policy towards Eastern Europe – The Perspective of the Neighbours Aim of the project The aim of the research project is two-fold. First, the applicant intends to conduct an ... read more

The impact of EU CFSP/ESDP on national foreign policy: The Europeanization of the foreign policy of Romania by George Dura

The project will contribute to the scientific debate about how the EU CFSP/ESDP impacts on national foreign policy, by analysing the Europeanization of Romania’s foreign policy towards Moldova. The project ... read more


Several publications by EFSPS members are in the area of European Neighbourhood Policy