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Second Edition of the Executive Course in Global Risk Analysis & Crisis Management: Sept 2014 – June 2015

Brussels, April 2014: In September 2014, Vesalius College, in cooperation with the Global Governance Institute (GGI), will launch the second edition of the Executive Training in “Global Risk Analysis & Crisis Management”. The Course will provide participants with unique insights and fundamental skills required for mastering the field of global risk analysis, early warning and…

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Prof. Wilson Publishes Article in EJPR

Dr. Alex Wilson, Assistant Professor in the Department of International Affairs, published an article in the European Journal of Political Research (EJPR) on the “Rescaling of Interest Groups in Six European States”. The article presents the comparative findings of a 3 year research project that Dr. Wilson carried out at the University of Aberdeen (UK)…

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Prof. Kozar Publishes Op-ed on openDemocracy

On 20 March 2014, an op-ed co-written by Professor Svitlana Kobzar on the partition of Ukraine was published on To read the article, click here. An expert on policy in Ukraine, Prof. Kobzar has been frequently interviewed by media outlets since the Maidan protests in fall 2013. Most recently, she participated in live interviews…

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VeCo Students Visit European Commission

VeCo students from ‘The EU as an International Actor: Civilian Approaches to Promoting Security and Development’ course at VeCo attended three lectures at the European Commission on 25 February 2014. The speakers shared their first-hand insights of the role of the European Commission, the EU’s Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP) and Crisis Management structures…

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Prof. Juergenliemk Gives Lecture at European Security and Defence College on Civilian Crisis Management

On 18 February 2014, Prof. Hubertus Juergenliemk briefed EU and member state officials on the ‘Historical Background of Civilian Crisis Management’. Mika-Markus Leinonen, the permanent Chair of the EU’s Committee for Civilian Aspects of Crisis Management and previous Director for Civilian Crisis Management in the General Secretariat of the Council of the EU, moderated the talk….

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Prof. Juergenliemk Gives Talk on Security Sector Reform in DRC at University of Cambridge

On 3 March 2014, Professor Hubertus Juergenliemk presented his fieldwork from the Democratic Republic of the Congo at the University of Cambridge. The talk was part of the weekly European Research Seminar at the Department of Politics and International Studies, which brings leading academics and practitioners from across Europe to the University. Prof. Juergenliemk’s talk was entitled…

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Professor Joachim Koops Appointed as Dean-Elect of Vesalius College

Vesalius College is pleased to announce that a Dean-Elect for Vesalius College has been appointed by the Board of Directors. Professor Joachim Koops, current Head of the International Affairs Department, will succeed Prof. Bert Mosselmans as Dean of Vesalius College, beginning 1 June 2014. Professor Koops has been a dedicated Professor at Vesalius College since…

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