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European Communication Policies Lecture Series

In November and December 2014, Vesalius College will hold an expert lecture series on European communication policies. The aim of the lecture series is to gain unique and in-depth insight into the way in which communication-related organizations influence European Union policy-making. Policy professionals from the media, telecommunications and Internet industries will share their opinions, tips and […]


VeCO Professor on Euronews

Professor Kobzar has featured on Euronews discussing EU’s relations with Ukraine. You can check out the video here.  

Academic News October 2014

Prof Dr Ron Cottam presented, on 31 July 2014, a paper entitled “System Duality: Hierarchical Systems” and ran a workshop entitled “System Duality and the Included Middle” at the annual conference of the International Society for the Systems Sciences, hosted by George Washington U in Washington, DC. He recently published, with Willy Ranson and Prof […]

2nd EPSS Guest Lecture on NATO, Ukraine and Russia

Dr. Petr Lunak, Deputy Head Engagments Section, Public Diplomacy Division,NATO, presented on ‘NATO, Russia, Ukraine: A New Strategic Reality’. With increasing concerns over Russia and Ukraine, this lecture sought to contextualise the issue into the current state of global affairs and examine NATO’s re-emerging role as a key player.

‘Strengthening the Role of Civil Society in the field of Environmental Protection’

‘Strengthening the Role of Civil Society in the field of Environmental Protection’. Co-organised with the Embassy of Uzbekistan, the roundtable discussion saw representatives from the governments of Uzbekistan and Belgium, including Members of Parliament, Academia, Regional and International organizations present their views on the topic. The roundtable produced a policy brief based on the recommendations […]

Kick off Business Executive Seminar

Luc Rivet presented on ‘Lobbying in Brussels, how efficient can it be? Examples of the elevator industry and the energy sector’. The seminar launched the Fall 2014 Edition of the Business Seminar Series by jumping into the multifaceted world of lobbying in Brussels. Using the example of the elevator/lift industry, together with the energy sector, […]

Successful EPSS General Conference on ‘Europe’s Return to United Nations Peacekeeping: Challenges, Opportunities and Ways Ahead’

In September 2014 the EPSS General Conference focused on ‘Europe’s Return to United Nations Peacekeeping: Challenges, Opportunities and Ways Ahead’ with Alexandra Novosseloff, French Defense Ministry; Rory Keane, Head of the UN Liaison Office for Peace and Security (Brussels); Helena Boguslawska, Deputy Head CSDP Policy, EEAS. This lecture marked the kick-off of the Fall 2014 […]


Welcome to new staff members

Please join us in welcoming two staff members to the VeCo team. Silvia Dell’Acqua will join the VeCo team as Director International Programmes, Projects and Outreach. She will focus on managing and expanding the study abroad programme, as well as on developing fundraising and outreach strategies for the College. Before joining Vesalius College, Silvia was […]

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