EFSP Research Professors speaking at Egmont conference on European Strategy

Under the auspices of the Luxembourg Presidency, the Egmont Institute, the Clingendael Institute and the Royal Higher Institute for Defence organised a day-long seminar on European Strategy, European Defence and the CSDP. The IES team was well-represented, as Research Professor Luis Simon delivered a presentation on Europe's political level of ambition in panel one and Acting Academic Director Alexander Mattelaer outlined a proposal for Europe's collective military level of ambition in panel two. They were joined by EUMS-Director General LtGen Wolfgang Wosolsobe and EEAS Deputy Secretary General Maciej Popowski for a wide-ranging debate on the future of the EU's Common Security and Defence Policy.