Defence Cooperation

ICDS Research Fellows at eESTi in Defence

ICDS Research Fellows Eerik Marmei and Tomas Jermalavičius contributed, as panel moderators, to “eESTi in Defence—Event for European Science, Technology & Innovation“, which took place on November 29th-December 1st in Tallinn as part of Estonia‘s EU Presidency programme.

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Building Capacity for the EU Global Strategy

A degraded security situation, the Brexit referendum and the election of a US President at best indifferent to European security matters have led the Member States to search for new security and defence solutions and for new ways to demonstrate European cohesion.

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NORDEFCO: “Love in a Cold Climate”?

Nordic Defence Cooperation, or NORDEFCO, is a comprehensive framework of political and military cooperation, through which the five Nordic countries, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, seek to enhance their operational capabilities and further strengthen national and regional stability and security. In short, as stated in the 2009 Memorandum of Understanding on which it is based, “the aim and purpose of NORDEFCO is to strengthen the participating nations’ national defense, explore common synergies and facilitate efficient common solutions.”

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