Although the European Union (EU) and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are structurally two different transnational unions with dissimilar cultural backgrounds, their cooperation has been driven by the belief that their contacts could be mutually beneficial. From 1989, when their cooperation was first institutionally enshrined, several channels of communication have been created to deepen their […]
Since its creation, the European Union (EU) has been struggling to constitute a discernible coherent international actor. To this respect, a certain strand of literature has emerged focusing on the EU’s performance in various global settings. Looking at the EU performance in the UNGA, a recurrent issue of concern relates to its capability to achieve […]
On 7 May 2018, AUEB Research Associate and Empowerment & Leadership Coach (ICF Member) Dr Maria Gianniou will deliver a hands-on training on negotiation dynamics and tactics. Participants will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves, via interactive learning methods, with the basic principles of negotiation and how they are applied in diverse contexts.
The Centre of Excellence in collaboration with Europe Direct City of Athens, organized on Friday 20 April 2018, a Roundtable on EU Defence and Security Policy. The keynote address was delivered by General Michail Kostarakos, Chairman of the European Union Military Committee and was followed by a discussion with the participation of Dr. Elena Lazarou (European […]
On 19 March 2018, Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) organized a simulation game, withint the framework of the Jean Monnet Network on EU-UN Relations. Participants, both undergraduate and postgraduate students of the Department of International and European Economic Relations, had the opportunity to reenact a special session of the European Council, which focused on the […]
On 4 October 2017, Dr. Maria Gianniou delivered a training course on the European Union External Action Service (EEAS) and its implications regarding the development and evolution of the EU foreign policy. During the course a variety of challenges and questions were presented to an audience coming, mainly, outside the academic environment, such as junior diplomats, civil servants and/or […]