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IES in the media...

Luis Simón
20 Mar 2017
Ilke Adam
19 Mar 2017
Alexander Mattelaer
16 Mar 2017
Florian Trauner
16 Mar 2017

IES Assistant Director Briefs the Belgian Parliament

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On 21 January 2015 IES Assistant Director Alexander Mattelaer was invited to provide evidence in a public hearing organised by the Defence Committee of the Belgian Parliament. This hearing was part of a series devoted to the future of the Belgian armed forces.

Paris Climate Agreement 2015 – EU needs to ensure ‘signal’ and ‘direction’

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Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change are expected to agree on a new international

Financing European Defence: Time to Call the European Investment Bank?

Wed, 2014-12-31

Financing research and development programmes have never been more expensive in Europe. Defence budgets are on the wane, international competition is fierce and high-end technologies are increasingly expensive. Europe’s defence-industrial base is under significant strain, and options are needed to fund elements of a sector that is still crucial to Europe’s security and industry. This Policy Brief argues that the European Investment Bank could play a much greater role in Europe’s defence sector.

Feasibility Study on Using Automated Technologies to Support Policy-making

The European Commission published a feasibility study on the technological options and the possible “governance framework” necessary for the deployment and management of the Global Internet Policy Observatory.

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