Europe and the EU
The European Union faces internal and external pressures, ranging from illegal migration to imbalances in the Eurozone. Europe’s neighbourhood is turbulent and Brexit raises questions about the future of European integration. Whatever steps are taken, maintaining public support for the EU will be key.
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The Clingendael and Egmont Institutes organised an International Conference on “The Implementation of the EU Strategic Compass”, just over two weeks after the EU Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Defence had agreed on the document (21 March). With its formal adoption by the European Council on 25 March, the Strategic Compass marked a milestone for the EU’s role in security and defence.