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Effective EU support to a large external crisis requires new approaches. In response to this challenge and to identified user and market needs from previous projects, Reaching Out proposes an innovative multi-disciplinary approach that will optimize the efforts, address a wide spectrum of users and maximize market innovation success.This approach results in five main objectives: to1. Develop a Col ...
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The EU and Turkey face mounting challenges both in relation to one another and internationally. The EU is confronted with an economic crisis which is likely to make differentiation a growing phenomenon. Turkey faces polarisation between different political forces, the state and civil society. The neighbourhood is unravelling to the east and south and a power shift is under way at global level. Thi ...
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Euro-Mediterranean policies, as well as research on them, have been characterized by a Euro-centric approach based on a narrow geopolitical construction of the Mediterranean. Moreover, stakeholders, policy instruments, and policy issues have been defined from a European standpoint, marginalizing the perspectives and needs of local states and people, and ignoring the role played by new and powerful ...
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The ‘Middle East and North Africa Regional Architecture: mapping geopolitical shifts, regional order and domestic transformations’ -the MENARA Project- will study the geopolitical order in the making in the South and East Mediterranean Countries and the Middle East amid all deep-reaching social and political changes unfolding since 2010. The project aims at describing the main features of the regi ...
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The goals of preventing the outbreak of conflict and promoting sustainable peace remain a fundamental challenge to policymakers and analysts alike. The European Union (EU) and its member states require an adequate set of capabilities if they are to address this challenge in a timely and effective manner. EU-CIVCAP will provide a comprehensive, comparative and multidisciplinary analysis of EU civil ...
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New Operational Sensing sYstem (NOSY)

Start date: 01 Sep 2015, End date: 31 Aug 2018,

Organized crime investigation can greatly benefit from the availability of very small, concealable sensing devices to monitor, record and communicate criminal activity to remote surveillance stations. Acquired data can be used as proof in Courts of Justice only if the sensing device, the communication channel and the monitoring station are tamper proof and comply with all legal, integrity and chai ...
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Supporting European Civilian External Actions (CIVILEX)

Start date: 01 May 2016, End date: 30 Apr 2017,

Currently, many processes, procedures, systems and equipment for information management and exchange in EU civilian external actions are in place, but these are often used in an incoherent way and lack interoperability, inhibiting CSDP entities and other stakeholders to build a common understanding of crisis management. CIVILEX aims to identify, characterise and model the communication and informa ...
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The 2010-2011 youth-led wave of protests in the South and East Mediterranean, could be described as the coming on the scene of a new generation united by a shared experience of marginalisation and by new ways to protest and act. Important as this phenomenon could be for the future of the SEM, it still escapes the main frames of analysis utilised by academic research. Youth studies in the SEM, whil ...
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End-user driven DEmo for cbrNe (EDEN)

Start date: 01 Sep 2013, End date: 31 Dec 2016,

The accidental or deliberate release of CBRNE materials are low probability events that can have a significant impact on citizens and society. Whenever and wherever they occur, they usually require a gradual and multi-facetted response as they tend to provoke severe and unexpected physical, psychological, societal, economical and political effects that cross EU-borders. Successful CBRNE resilience ...
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"Mesmerized by the contrast between spectacular growth in Asia and the Pacific Rim and the West’s hard times, many observers have overlooked a major reconfiguration of the Atlantic space. The North America – Europe link continues to be the strongest and largest of the relationships between any two continents. But their decline in relative terms is slowly being matched by the rise of Africa, Latin ...
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The EvoCS project deals with the evolving concept of security and has a focus on the European Union and its close neighbours. The project aims at providing a holistic view on the complex and somewhat diffuse concept of security by evaluating it across four dimensions:1) Core values: What aspects of security are taken into account?2) Perceptions of security: From whose perspectives is security cons ...
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In an era of global flux, emerging powers and growing interconnectedness, transatlantic relations appear to have lost their bearings. As the international system fragments into different constellations of state and non-state powers across different policy domains, the US and the EU can no longer claim exclusive leadership in global governance. Not only the ability, but also the willingness of the ...
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According to the potential application areas identified under SEA (GMES Security working group in Support to External Actions), and the experience gained by the proposal consortium in Security and Emergency precursor projects (LIMES, G-MOSAIC, SAFER) this proposal will identify and exploit a set of Services able to provide reliable support to the EU External Action service and suitable to be integ ...
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"The goal of G-SEXTANT is to consolidate a portfolio of Earth Observation products and services that support the geospatial information (geoinformation) needs of the European External Action Service.The exploration of the Security dimension of GMES, the definition of services and products to respond to the user’s demands, and the implementation of an appropriate governance will be consolidated in ...
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Analysis of Civil Security Systems in Europe (ANVIL)

Start date: 01 Mar 2012, End date: 28 Feb 2014,

"Our objective in this project is to explore and compare relevant cultural phenomena and legal determinations of civil security across Europe, taking into account the existing significant differences between countries and regions. We start by creating a framework that can be used to carry out a comparative analysis. We develop definitions of security effectiveness and efficiency that can be put in ...
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"Based on the assumption of (i) the involvement of the EUSC in the Security Dimension of GMES and (ii) the need to support the definition of the cooperation between GMES & EUSC (supported by the EUSC Board) and a structured dialogue among stakeholders, the BRIDGES project intends to:• Perform an in-depth analysis and further define the EUSC’s possible role(s) in GMES• Identify the financial and le ...
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In the post-Cold War world is witnessing the emergence of new forms of intra-state conflicts accompanied by a weakening of the nation-state’s traditional means of dealing with these. There is a visible need for substantial revision in conventional approaches and strategies aimed at transforming such conflicts. Conflict resolution agendas have in the last two decades for the most part been shaped b ...
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"The Initial Training Network “Integrated Training Programme for Analysis, Assessment and Advice on EU´s External Action and its Institutional Architecture” (EXACT) aims at preparing 12 Early Stage Researchers (ESR) for professional and academic careers in universities as well as in the public and private sector in academically based consulting for policy makers. The training network focuses its r ...
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"AimIncreased safety and security of metro vehicles from terrorist attacks by explosives and firebombs through materials choices and design, thereby increasing resilience and reducing the impact of attacks on passengers, staff, infrastructure and property.ObjectivesThe SecureMetro project will consider threats from conventional explosives and firebombs. The four project objectives are:1. To increa ...
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Prospective Analysis for the Mediterranean Region (MEDPRO)

Start date: 01 Mar 2010, End date: 28 Feb 2013,

"In response to SSH-2009 – 7.1.2, the MEDPRO project will undertake a deep foresight analysis of the development issues in eleven countries in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean participating in the Barcelona process and in the Union for the Mediterranean. The project will undertake an analysis of the current state and prospective development in main areas of socio-economic development: Geopol ...
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Critical Response in Security and Safety Emergencies (CRISYS)

Start date: 01 Feb 2011, End date: 31 May 2012,

"The EU regularly suffers from natural and man-made disaster, the social and economical consequences of which may adversely affect its growth and competitiveness. There is a growing vulnerability to disasters and subsequently an urgent need to improve operational capacities and capabilities of Member States. Furthermore, the Lisbon Treaty will enlarge the role of the EU and allow for stronger coor ...
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Multilateralism and the EU in the Contemporary Global Order (MERCURY)

Start date: 01 Feb 2009, End date: 30 Apr 2012,

This project seeks to understand the EU’s contribution to effective multilateralism. We consider evolving and conflicting (culturally-defined) meanings of multilateralism; its uncertain future on a global scale; the EU system of external relations in the light of the Reform Treaty and its implications for the Union's ability to shape multilateralism; and whether and how multilateralism is compatib ...
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New European WAtcher (NEWA)

Start date: 01 Aug 2010, End date: 31 Mar 2012,

"The NEWA project aims at addressing and fully characterizing limiting factors in EU which limit the access to required technology and capabilities, creating large dependence on critical technologies from outside Europe specifically in space techniques applications.This mainly originates from the large number of past and on-going efforts conducted in space-based and air-based surveillance systems ...
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"Within the context of the GMES Initiative, the G-MOSAIC Collaborative Project aims at identifying and developing products, methodologies and pilot services for the provision of geo-spatial information in support to EU external relations policies and at contributing to define and demonstrate sustainability of GMES global security perspective. The activities will be devoted to: Investigate the oper ...
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"Closed seas play very diverse roles in relations between their bordering states: they unite and separate, they are a place of transit, a shared space, an element of joint identity, a common heritage. This project focuses on four closed sea basins: those of the Mediterranean, Caspian, Baltic and Black seas. Those basins were theatres for strategic competition between the Soviet Union and the Unit ...
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Road-mapping study of CBRNE demonstrator (CBRNEMAP)

Start date: 01 Jun 2010, End date: 30 Sep 2011,

The CBRNEmap will address the cross-cutting activity of the becoming CBRNE Demonstrator using a holistic approach, putting end-users, industrialists and other stake-holders together with members of the S&T community in the front seat from the start of the activity. The CBRNEmap will evaluate the complex matrix of temporal events (before, under and after), against sectors (law enforcement, Civil pr ...
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"In Europe there is a growing interest to reinforce space policy. While the financial crisis is threatening the development of European economies, a stronger European Union is needed to maintain strategic public policies and to supply MS defaulting capabilities. Space Policy is clearly on the top of such an agenda because it involves a multi-layer constituency. Space Policy presents a unique polit ...
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"Building on the experience of the PASR SeNTRE and STACCATO, the 2 year CRESCENDO Coordination Action intends to respond to the request of the users and the experts who attended these first workshops to continue working together and to enlarge their activities. They raised concerns on how to improve the innovation process, how to create a real European security market and how to strengthen Europea ...
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SANDERA will focus on the future relationship between two critical European policy domains: namely, the EU strategy since Lisbon to move towards the European Research Area and those EU policies focused on the security of the European citizen in the world. SANDERA will use exploratory scenarios to 2020 to examine how future developments in European security and defence policies combined with techno ...
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"OPERAMAR is meant to provide the foundations for pan-European Maritime Security Awareness by addressing the insufficient interoperability of European and national assets with a view to generating unified data models for seamless exchange and contributing to address the discrepancies of the behavioural, organisational, and cultural issues. It is today recognized, that effective management of Marit ...
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