civilian crisis management


The listed members of the EFSPS program have a deep understanding in the area of civilian crisis management


The following projects by EFSPS members are in the context of civilian crisis management

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

Coherence as an Institutional Challenge. Civil-Civil-Military Interfaces and the Problem of Functional Overlap in EU Crisis Management by Carmen Gebhard

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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

From post-conflict peacekeeping to protecting the EU’s internal security regime: The impact of the external dimension of Justice and Home Affairs on ESDP Police and Border management missions by Gregory Mounier

The objective of this research project is to investigate the relationship between civilian crisis management operations undertaken in the framework of the European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP) and the ... read more

Organized Crime as Challenge for ESDP: Threats, Structures and Counter Strategies by Sammi Sandawi

With the adoption of the European Security Strategy in December 2003, the EU has officially identified Organized Crime (OC) as a key threat to the security of the European Union. ... read more

Policy versus Practice. An analysis of the EU’s internal and external coordination of its crisis management activities in the Democratic Republic of Congo by Janina Johannsen

The new dynamic security environment of the 21st century has required a paradigm shift when it comes to dealing with a crisis. Civil-military coordination and cooperation have become a critical ... read more

The Effectiveness of European Foreign and Security Policy: Evaluating and Explaining Crisis Management in the Balkans by Tobias Heider

The objective of the research project is to evaluate the effectiveness of European crisis management during the Bosnian conflict 1991-1994. The research design relies on an analytical framework which is ... read more


Several publications by EFSPS members are in the area of civilian crisis management