The EU's New Global Strategy: Its Relevance in a Troubled International Environment

30 September 2016, The Hague Institute for Global Justice - 16:30-18:30 hrs.

- the official report of the event is now available -

How may the Global Strategy best be translated in to concrete action?

Will this new document serve as a lodestar in stormy waters?

What have been the priorities for the Netherlands in the drafting process and what should be the next steps regarding the Strategy's successful implementation?

The European Parliament Information Office, the Representation of the European Commission in The Netherlands and The Hague Institute for Global Justice kindly invite you to a debate with i.a.:

Farah Karimi (CEO, Oxfam Novib)
Alfredo Conte (Head of Strategic Planning, European External Action Service)
Joris Voorhoeve (The Hague University of Applied Sciences and former Defence Minister of The Netherlands)
Lise Gregoire-van Haaren (Head of Political Affairs Unit, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

Moderator: Joris Larik, Senior Researcher, The Hague Institute and Assistant Professor, Leiden University

about the EU's new Global Strategy and its relevance in a troubled international environment.

Please find the official report of the event here:

The Hague Institute for Global Justice, Sophialaan 10, The Hague
Venue opens at 16:30 hrs.
Debate starts at 17:00 hrs.
Followed by a reception

On 28 June 2016, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini presentedthe new EU Global Strategy for Foreign and Security Policy to EU leaders. The purpose of the strategy is to set the agenda for the EU's foreign policy and express the Union's shared vision for common action. It's the result of a yearlong process during which High Representative Mogherini consulted with experts, member states, civil society and other stakeholders. The Strategy will be onthe agenda of the European Councilin October 2016.