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The Anatomy of EU Foreign Policy

Academy of Global Governance

10-12 October 2012


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What participants say…

“Very well organized, covering present themes through a well-combined method: high-level speakers + high-level participants = good level of interactivity”.
Ana Catarina Mendes Leal (Ministry of National Defense, Portugal)


Scientific Coordinator: Nuno Severiano Teixeira (Universidade NOVA de Lisboa)

The Executive Seminar focused on the international challenges Europe faces in a global world. Speakers addressed the context of EU current international relations, in key regional emerging powers across the oceans: the Atlantic and Brazil; the Indian Ocean and India; the Pacific and China. The seminar also covered the analysis of European foreign policy instruments – i.e. European external action service; European defense and crisis management; EU community policies external dimension. Sessions closed with a reflection and debate on the EU´s future as a global player.






Robert Cooper | European External Action Service: How does the EU Contribute to Security?

Radha Kumar | Delhi Policy Group: The European Union and India: Common Interests, Divergent Policies?

Gerhard Sabathil | European External Action Service: The Lisbon Treaty and EU International Relations

Nuno Severiano Teixeira | New University of Lisbon: The Lisbon Treaty and European Defense

Takako Ueta | International Christian University: Challenges and Opportunities of the EU Foreign and Security Policy toward Asia and the Pacific

Alfredo Valladão | Paris School of International Affairs (Sciences Po): Brazil and the new “Atlantic Century”

Jan Zielonka | University of Oxford: European Power Politics