Prof Dr Joachim Koops briefed EESC on the EU’s role in Peacebuilding

On Monday, 25 July 2011, Prof. Dr. Joachim Koops was invited by the EU’s European Economic and Social Committee  to provide expert advice for their study and opinion on “The Role of the European Union in peace building in external relations: Best practice and perspectives”.

In the 1 1/2 hour meeting, Prof. Dr. Koops briefed the Rapporteur of the Working Group on the challenges, successes and limitations of the EU’s peacebuilding efforts in the Western Balkans and the Democratic Republic of Congo as well as on the EU’s relations with the United Nations.