Global Peace and Security


Dean Koops briefs EU Ambassadors on Future of Global Governance

On 1st September 2017, Joachim Koops (Dean of Vesalius College and Professor of International Affairs), was invited by the Head of the Division of Multilateralism and Global Issues of the European Union External Action Service (EEAS) to give a talk to EU Ambassadors and Heads of Delegations on the future of Global Governance. Chaired by […]

VeCo Prof. Dr. Maria Martin de Almagro publishes a new paper on gender justice

Dr. Maria Martin de Almagro’s paper entitled ‘Transitional Justice and Women, Peace and Security: A critical Reading of the EU Framework’ has been published on the website of The London School of Economics. In this paper, Dr. Almagro presents an overview of the EU Policy Framework on support to transitional justice and her understanding of […]

Dr. Joachim Koops, Dean of Vesalius College talks on the Finnish national broadcaster YLE

Dr. Koops, Dean of Vesalius College, has been interviewed by the Finnish national broadcaster YLE on Trump’s visit to Brussels and the future of European Defence. To read the article (In Finnish), please click HERE.

Vesalius College hosts the launch of the Global Peace Index 2017 in Brussels

On Monday, June 12, Vesalius College hosted the launch of the Global Peace Index (GPI) 2017. This was an event co-organised with leading institutes and important think tanks, such as the Institute for Economics and Peace, the Royal Military Academy, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Europe, Search For Common Ground and the Global Governance Institute. Over the […]

VeCo co-hosts the launch of the Global Peace Index 2017

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the official launch of the Global Peace index 2017 (GPI), hosted by VeCo in cooperation with leading institutes and think tanks such as the Institute for Economics and Peace, Royal Military Academy, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Europe, Search For Common Ground and the Global Governance Institute.   About the Global Peace Index The […]

Johan Galtung, World-Renowned Founder of Peace Studies, joins Vesalius College

Vesalius College is pleased to announce that Professor Johan Galtung, world-renowned peace and mediation expert, joins Vesalius College as Distinguished Professor of Peace Studies in Fall 2017. Professor Galtung is widely considered as the founder of ‘peace studies’, having developed key concepts and theories in the field, such as ‘positive vs. negative peace’, ‘structural violence’ […]

Charlotte McDonald-Gibson Presents her New Book ‘Cast Away’ at VeCo

On Monday, 24th April, Charlotte McDonald-Gibson, author of ‘Cast Away: Stories of Survival from Europe’s Refugee Crisis’ has visited VeCo for a presentation and panel discussion about her book. During the two hours of the event, Charlotte explained her motivations to write ‘Cast Away’ and shared her experiences, challenges, and difficulties along the writing process. […]

Dr. Jamie Shea of NATO talks about VeCo’s new Master’s programme

Meet Dr. Jamie Shea, Programme Director of MA in Global Peace, Security and Strategic Studies at Vesalius College. Dr. Shea has been working for NATO for 36 years. He currently holds the position as the Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, and since 2010 he has been involved in the International Affairs Department of […]