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Accountability in EU Security and Defence: The Law and Practice of Peacebuilding

Carolyn Moser


This book offers the first comprehensive legal analysis and empirical study of accountability concerning the EU’s peacebuilding endeavours—also referred to as civilian crisis management. Since 2003, the EU has launched more than twenty civilian missions under the CSDP in conflict-torn regions in Eastern Europe, the Western Balkan, sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and South East Asia with the aim of restoring stability and security. Mission mandates cover a broad range of multidimensional tasks, such as border monitoring, rule of law support, police training, law enforcement capacity buildi ... More

Keywords: EU peacebuilding, Civilian crisis management, Common Security and Defence Policy, Accountability, Interdisciplinary approach, Legal accountability, Political accountability, Administrative accountability

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198844815
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198844815.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Carolyn Moser, author
Head of Research Group, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law