The EU as a Foreign Policy Actor – Ambitions, interests and challenges in year three of the Lisbon Treaty and beyond

On 18th and 19th October 2012, around 55 experts from academia as well as practitioners and policy makers met at Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in Berlin to discuss the European Union’s development as a foreign policy actor since the coming into effect of the Lisbon Treaty. The conference was organized by the Institut für Europäische Politik Berlin (IEP) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, with the support of the Erasmus Academic Network LISBOAN and the Fritz-Thyssen-Foundation. During the two-day workshop the experts from all over Europe as well as from overseas debated developments in the EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy and assessed current challenges critically.

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By: Ann-Sophie Gast