strategic and international studies

Completed projects

H2020 “The European Union and Integration Challenges in the Balkans”

Duration: 2015-2018

The Elcano Royal Institute takes part in this project coordinated by Particip GmbH and funded by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR). It includes holding a series of specialist seminars on the theme of integrating the Balkans region.

“Possible impacts of Brexit on EU development and humanitarian policies”

EP Framework Contract EXPO/B/DEVE/FWC/2013-08/Lot5

Duration: 2017

Drawing up of ‘Possible impacts of Brexit on EU development and humanitarian policies’, published by the European Parliament’s Directorate-General for External Policies, and expert advice on the potential financial, operational, political and any other implications of Brexit on European development and humanitarian aid policies, both before and after the UK’s withdrawal from the EU becomes effective.

More information: Possible impacts of Brexit on EU development and humanitarian policies.

“Putting the EU Global Strategy into action: developing EU/EDA added value in support of Security and Defence”

Tender 16.ESI.SC

Duration: 2016

Funded by the European Defence Agency (EDA), this analyses how to put the resources of the EU in the defence arena into action, to contribute to the development of the Union’s tools and responses to the challenges of security. The Elcano Royal Institute is a partner in this project coordinated by the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI).

“Policy paper on refugee crisis”

Duraction: 2016

Drafting of a policy paper focusing on an account of the refugee crisis in Europe, presented in Vienna with members of the Radicalisation and EXIT Working Group, Radicalisation Awareness Network Centre of Excellence (RAN CoE), 14 April 2016.

“Paper on Current radicalisation research”

Duration: 2016

Drafting of the ‘Exit Strategies’ chapter, on de-radicalisation strategies, in the report titled ‘EU RAN CoE on Current Radicalisation Research’, Radicalisation Awareness Network Centre of Excellence (RAN CoE).

More information: EU RAN CoE Paper on Current Radicalisation Research. Chapter 3: Exit Strategies, Diana Barrantes and Carola García-Calvo.

“Recursos, capacidades e influencia de España y los demás Estados miembros en el Proceso político de la UE”

Duration: 2016

Design of a ‘map’ of Spanish influence in Brussels aimed at investigating how to improve the defence of Spanish political interests and priorities within the framework of the EU. Carried out under the auspices of the R&D Programme of the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness.

“Political polarisation in Europe”

Duración: 2016

Project funded by DEMOS in the context of the project ‘Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself? Case Studies Research Brief’. An analysis of the rise of populism, the European far right and Euroscepticism in France, Germany, Poland, the UK, Spain and Sweden.

More information: Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself?

“Building bridges between national perspectives on the EU”

Duration: 2014-2016

A pan-European project aimed at triggering debate on the future of the EU, exploring various ways of tackling its current crisis of legitimacy and strengthening its relevance in the eyes of the public. Coordinated by the Institut Français des Relations Internationales (IFRI) with the participation of the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM), the Elcano Royal Institute and EUROPEUM, as well as 28 experts on EU affairs, one from each member state.

More information: Building bridges project.

“Multiple Framework Contracts (with Reopening of Competition) for the Provision of Research, Evaluation and Analysis Related Services”

Tender 14.CPS.OP.060

Duration: 2014

Funded by the European Defence Agency (EDA) with the goal of providing assessment and advice services on the subject of the defence industry by drawing up reports and briefings and running specialised workshops. Coordinated by the Istituto Affari Internazionali, with the participation of the Elcano Royal Institute.

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