Columbia International Affairs Online: Policy Briefs

CIAO DATE: 12/2013

A European Global Security Strategy: Offering Seven - League Boots to Become a Global Actor

Jo Coelmont

March 2013

EGMONT – The Royal Institute for International Relations


In mid - 2012 the Foreign Ministers of Italy, Poland, Spain and Sweden took the initiative to launch the debate on a “European Global Strategy” and invited think tanks to set up a dialogue leading to the delivery of a report by May 2013.