EU external action: Towards conflict sensivity

TitleEU external action: Towards conflict sensivity
Publication TypeBook
Subtitle / Series TitleSaferworld June 2012 Briefing
Year of Publication2012
Number of Pages6

The European Union has a responsibility to mainstream conflict sensitivity into all aspects of its external action – particularly development co-operation – if it is to be seen as a global actor aiming to ‘preserve peace, prevent conflicts and strengthen international security’ (Lisbon Treaty; Art. 21.2). This briefing sets out some of the practical steps EU actors can take to ensure their interventions and good intentions support peace-building, rather than inadvertently fuelling conflict. Download

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