Handbook on CSDP: The Common Security and Defense Policy of the European Union

Civil-Military Cooperation / Mini-Concepts | Gender Mainstreaming and Increasing Women’s Representation | Strategic Context of Civilian CSDP | Training Alignment and Leadership Training | Handbook | Ministry of Defense of Austria | 2021

Summary: The fourth edition of the Handbook provides a complete, detailed, and current analysis of the European CSDP.  It compiles texts from different experts involved in CSDP and presents its context, goals, stakeholders, and processes. 

The combined analysis of experts from EU institutions, academia, and officials from EU Member States enables anyone working in CSDP to get a thorough understanding of it. The document answers questions such as “What is the current state of affairs of the CSDP”, “What is the role of the European Commission in the CSDP”, “How to plan and launch a CSDP Mission or Operation” and compiles thematical analyses on topics such as human rights, hybrid threats, the CSDP training policy, etc. 


Reference: Amorin, L., Biscop, S. et al., (2021), Handbook on CSDP: The Common Security and Defense Policy of the European Union, 4th edition, Directorate for Security Policy of the Federal Ministry of Defense of Austria , published by Jochen Rehrl (Vienna). ISBN: 978-3-902275-51-6 

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