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FP34-01Democracy and the DRC: a failed encounter?
Myrto Hatzigeorgopoulos


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FP34-01Quel cadre légal pour la lutte armée contre l’Etat Islamique ?
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vs128Confronting Threats from the Political-Criminal Nexus in Greater Central Eurasia: Implications for operations and future armed conflicts
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FP34-01Russia-EU Relations:
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Maarten Toelen

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FP34-01Defending Europe: Dual-Use Technologies and Drone Development in the European Union
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FP34-01La viabilité des frontières africaines au regard des revendications d’ordre identitaire Les exemples de Bakassi et de l’Azawad
Déborah Guidez


On 16 May, Air Force Colonel GS Fernand Rouvroi, director general of the RHID, attended the Foundation Council of the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP).

The GCSP is an executive education centre that facilitates collaboration in support of peace, security and international cooperation.

The GCSP and the RHID strengthened their cooperation through an agreement signed in September 2011.


On 29 May, a round table meeting will take place at the Royal Academy of Belgium on the theme of “European Defence and NATO: a marriage of reason?”.

The presentations and the debate will be in French.

The detailed programme and registration modalities are available on the website of the Academy via this link.


On 20 October 2016 the vice-president of the Fédération nationale des sapeurs-pompiers de France presented Major PhD Erik De Soir with a special medal that can be awarded to firefighters in France for outstanding services.

He received the medal for having created the European Association of Fire & Rescue Psychology and for his contribution and support to French fire brigades in the wake of some disasters and the terrorist attacks in particular.

This formal recognition is the reward for his voluntary action over many years. Major De Soir is domain manager “Human Factors & Medicine” at the Department Scientific and Technological Research of Defence of the Royal Higher Institute for Defence.