European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP)

Teacher: Stanislav Johnov

     The present course has been made available to us by ADL Working Group of the PfP Consortium of Defense Academies and Security Policy Institutes.

esdp This course on the European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP) examines the nature of this EU policy area and its relevance to current developments in the field of security. Among other issues, the course discusses the broader historical and geopolitical context within which ESDP was launched; examines the institutional set-up and the military and civilian capabilities of ESDP; and analyses the relationship between the EU and NATO. The ESDP online course was developed jointly by the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and the ISN, at the request of the NATO Defense College, Rome, Italy.