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Europe and the Developing World

| Jan. 21, 2019

In the turbulent times of difficult EU-US relations, Brexit, and rising nationalism in Europe, this course analyses the impressive extent of EU presence in the developing world. It first introduces theories, concepts and decision-making processes related to EU foreign policy (by both Member States and EU institutions). In particular, we analyse the processes within the European Communities, and the CFSP (Common Foreign and Security Policies) / CSDP (Common Security and Defence Policies) frameworks. The course then critically assesses security and economic policies towards the developing world. Themes to explain the nature of contemporary EU foreign policies include: European integration (intergovernmentalism and supranationalism, neoliberalism and ethical foreign policy), diplomacy, post-colonialism, military and civilian means for conflict-management, and also policies on migration, asylum and


Harvard Kennedy School Welcomes Robert Springborg as the Fall 2016 Kuwait Foundation Visiting Scholar

| September 14, 2016

Robert Springborg, a preeminent senior scholar of the Middle East has joined the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) community this semester as Kuwait Foundation Visiting Scholar at the Middle East Initiative at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.


Ambassador Antonio Patriota Examines Collaboration in a Multipolar World

Oct. 12, 2014

Ambassador Antonio Patriota, The Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations, delivered an address titled “Shaping a Cooperative Multipolar World Order for the 21st Century" and led a discussion with experts, students, fellows, and members of the public on the topic of the current multipolar world order. Ambassador Patriota examined key issues concerning the shaping of world order through history, Brazilian foreign policy, and international efforts to respond to the current multipolarity.