The First Year of the Compact - How the Review Process Can Make Civilian CSDP More Capable
Compact Implementation | Policy brief | DGAP | 2019
Summary: This policy brief by the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) details the benefits of the civilian CSDP Compact's review process: it highlights that political will is indispensable and formulates recommendations on how to design the review process.
According to the brief, an effective and informative review process is a necessary step to make civilian CSDP more capable. It would 1) introduce a common methodology on civilian capabilities and thereby foster coherence 2) establish a forward-looking approach to capability planning and 3) foster cooperation between member states which share the same priorities. The author also proposes a way forward to implement the review process.
Reference: Böttcher, C. (2019). The first year of the Compact: how the review process can make civilian CSDP more capable, DGAPKompakt, 10/2019 (20).