European Foreign Policy,
made in Barcelona

The EU and its quest for strategic autonomy

“After Brexit and this election (Donald Trump), everything is now possible. A world is collapsing before our eyes.”
— Gérard Araud

Crisis, conflict, and EU Foreign Policy

“Crises and deadlocks when they occur have at least this advantage, that they force us to think.”
— Jawaharlal Nehru

Autonomous weapons at the nexus of international norm contestation

“My ideas are of indisputable logic; the only thing that makes me doubt is that they have not been applied before.”
— Antoni Gaudí

In today’s complex, fast-paced world, we provide expert insights into issues related to EU Foreign Policy.

Selected publications

Costa, Oriol and Barbé, Esther (2023). ‘A moving target. EU actorness and the Russian invasion of Ukraine’, Journal of European Integration, 45 (3): 431-446.

Kissack, Robert (2023) ‘Does the EU Benefit From Increased Complexity? Capital Punishment in the Human Rights Regime’, Journal of Governance and Politics, 11 (2): 17-28.

Johansson-Nogués, Elisabeth, Vlaskamp, Martijn and Esther Barbé (2020) ‘European Union Contested. Foreign Policy in a New Global Context’, Cham: Springer

Garcia-Duran, Patricia, Johan Eliasson, Leif and Costa, Oriol (2020). ‘Managed Globalization 2.0: The European Commission’s Response to Trade Politicization‘, Politics and Governance 8 (1): 290-300.