Upcoming event: ‘Humanity at Risk’ – A global view on terrorism

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Terrorism has evolved and grown over the last decades whereas our understanding of this threat is still limited. This is why Mumbai based think tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) and Oxford’s Center for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict (CRIC) have made terrorism a priority of their research and advocacy activities. Together, they have built a database on the most relevant terror groups worldwide and formulated potential scenarios for the future.

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FNF Europe at JUBEL Festival 

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FNF Europe will participate at this years JUBEL Festival in Brussels on September 22, 2018!

The Jubel festival wants to propose an innovative approach in engaging a dialogue with citizens about their concrete concerns and proposals regarding European democracy and the functioning of the European Union.

FNF Europe will be present with its own stand at Parc Leopold. Make sure to come by!

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Upcoming event: Franco-German Relations: What potential to influence the future of the EU?

 

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With a seemingly shifting world order, expectations towards the European Union are growing with regards to its ability to transform.

French President Emmanuel Macron laid out his vision for a more integrated Europe early during his presidency and made clear that these ambitions could not be realised without Germany. Even though Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed calls for reform, she remained hesitant to some of Macron’s ideas.

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Upcoming event: A Common European Defence Market – How to Tackle Fragmentation

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Among the main targets of European defence initiatives is the fragmentation and inefficiency of the European defence market. European Union member states currently procure 80% of their defence equipment nationally. According to a European Commission estimate, this leads to a loss of around 50 billion € in opportunity costs per year. Fostering a more collaborative defence market will be a key if policy makers in Europe wish for more capable and interoperable armed forces.

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