EU member states to develop European cyber response force proposed by Lithuania

If a major cyber incident strikes as soon as in the coming years, it would be responded to by an international cyber response force. A Declaration of Intent signed on development of the Lithuanian-initiated EU Cyber Rapid Response Force teams at a session of the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg today has laid a foundation for that.

Responsibility. Initiative. Intermediation. Kazakhstan’s efforts in European security matters and OSCE

By Dr. Frank Evers

Kazakhstan’s engagement in European security matters is a remarkable story of taking responsibility, demonstrating initiative and taking on a moderating role in Central Asia, between the East and West of Europe and beyond the European continent. Kazakhstan has performed impressively in the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). Kazakhstan’s 2010 OSCE Chairmanship set signals that are still detectable.

Southern gas gates to Europe

By D. Rozanov

The idea of ​​building an infrastructure for the transport of Nigerian gas to Europe is not new. Thus, in the late 2000s, a similar initiative was launched under the name of the Trans-Saharan gas pipeline along the Nigeria-Niger-Algeria route, followed by export to the states of the Old World through the Mediterranean using the Algerian infrastructure.

Doorstep statement

by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the EU Ministers of Defence Meeting

Good morning,

And let me start by saying that I look forward to meeting the EU Defence ministers. Later on this week I will meet EU leaders, Heads of State and Government at the EU Council.  And then next month, President Juncker and President Tusk will attend and participate in the NATO Summit in Brussels.