EU Accession for Bosnia and Herzegovina

EU Accession for Bosnia and Herzegovina

False optimism?
13.05.2024 / Vienna

China Hub Austria

China Hub Austria

Exchange of ideas with Austrian experts
29.04.2024 / Vienna

Turning point?

Turning point?

An interim assessment of Germany's and Austria's defense capabilities
23.04.2024 / Vienna

Balancing Act: EU Strategies Towards China and East Asian Stability

Balancing Act: EU Strategies Towards China and East Asian Stability

Conference of the AIES in cooperation with the IPLI Foundation
08.04.2024 / Vienna

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External Events

The Evolution of China's Industrial Policy Discourse from 1979 to 2023

The Evolution of China's Industrial Policy Discourse from 1979 to 2023

Lecture by AIES Research Associate Lucas Erlbacher
30.04.2024 / Vienna

AIES at the Global Baku Forum in Azerbaijan

AIES at the Global Baku Forum in Azerbaijan

AIES Director Michael Zinkanell and AIES Honorary President Benita Ferrero-Waldner were guests
22.04.2024 / Azerbaijan

Vienna Dialogue 2024 on the future of Europe

Vienna Dialogue 2024 on the future of Europe

Potentials of German-Austrian cooperation
22.04.2024 / Vienna

The AIES at the ETNC conference in Vilnius

The AIES at the ETNC conference in Vilnius

AIES Research Fellow Nick Nieschalke was a guest at the ETNC Spring Conference
11.04.2024 / Vilnius

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Publications

Balancing Interests and Promoting Democracy - The India-EU Trade and Technology Council

Balancing Interests and Promoting Democracy - The India-EU Trade and Technology Council

03.05.2024 / Saurav Narain: Balancing Interests and Promoting Democracy - The India-EU Trade and Technology Council, AIES Focus 2024/5 .

Fair Elections - Fair Democracies? The information-democracy nexus.

Fair Elections - Fair Democracies? The information-democracy nexus.

02.05.2024 / Ursula Werther-Pietsch: Fair Elections - Fair Democracies? The information-democracy nexus. AIES Focus 2024/4.

The Economic Security Tightrope

The Economic Security Tightrope

25.04.2024 / Michael Reiterer and Lee Il Houng. 2024. The Economic Security Tightrope: EU Economic Security Strategy, Friend-Shoring, and European Relations with Indo-Pacific States. The Journal of East Asian Affairs 36.2, 169-217.

Geopolitical Instability and Escalating Conflicts: The Impact on East Asian Defence Innovation Systems

Geopolitical Instability and Escalating Conflicts: The Impact on East Asian Defence Innovation Systems

15.04.2024 / Ulf Michael Steindl: Geopolitical Instability and Escalating Conflicts: The Impact on East Asian Defence Innovation Systems. In the Vienna Journal of East Asian Studies.

Hungary’s Largest Political Scandal in the Orbán Era

Hungary’s Largest Political Scandal in the Orbán Era

18.03.2024 / Alexandra Fehér: Hungary’s Largest Political Scandal in the Orbán Era. How the main political narratives of Fidesz collapsed like a house of cards and why it won’t affect the party’s popularity. AIES Comment 2024/1.

The Role of Foreign Actors in the Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict: Russia, Turkey, China, and India

The Role of Foreign Actors in the Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict: Russia, Turkey, China, and India

04.03.2024 / Eugene Kogan: The Role of Foreign Actors in the Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict: Russia, Turkey, China, and India. AIES Focus 2024/3.

Risk of Technology transfer to China in Austria’s security and defence industry

Risk of Technology transfer to China in Austria’s security and defence industry

26.02.2024 / Christoph Strecker: Risk of Technology transfer to China in Austria’s security and defence industry. AIES Focus 2024/2.

Women in Wartime Ukraine

Women in Wartime Ukraine

19.02.2024 / Miriam Mandel: Women in Wartime Ukraine. How Feminist Foreign Policy Can Strengthen Political Minorities in Humanitarian Crisis. AIES Focus 2024/1.

The Western Balkan Security and Defence College and its benefits for the region

The Western Balkan Security and Defence College and its benefits for the region

09.01.2024 / Lívia Benko, Michael Zinkanell: The Western Balkan Security and Defence College and its benefits for the region, AIES Studies 2/2023

Strategies and approaches of EU countries to the Indo-Pacific region: Implications for Slovakia

Strategies and approaches of EU countries to the Indo-Pacific region: Implications for Slovakia

20.12.2023 / CEIAS Publication: AIES Senior Advisor Dr. Alfred Gerstl and AIES Research Associate Nick Nieschalke contributed to the paper.

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In the media

As part of its mission to raise public awareness, the Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy also responds to media inquiries on current foreign, security, and defence policy issues. If you are interested, please contact us via office@aies.at or reach out to our experts directly.


What’s next after assassination attempt in Slovakia

Statements by Research Fellow Lívia Benko
23.05.2024 / Responsible Statecraft

NATO and the Republic of Korea: The AP4 in the Indo-Pacific

Article by AIES Senior Advisor Michael Reiterer
08.05.2024 / 38 North

Sweden and Finland have dropped neutrality. Austria still fetes it.

Statements by AIES Research Fellow Christoph Schwarz
15.03.2024 / Defense News

The EU’s Global Gateway Initiative: Infrastructure Cooperation with Southeast Asia

Article by AIES Research Fellow Nick Nieschalke and AIES Senior Advisor Alfred Gerstl
29.02.2024 / 9DASHLINE

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Videos & Podcasts

Transatlantic Talks #1

27.05.24 / European Security and the Future of EU-NATO Relations

Transatlantic Talks #1
European Security and the Future of EU-NATO Relations

Speakers:

Stanley R. Sloan, AIES Senior Advisor, Expert on US-European relations

Alena Kudzko, Vice President for Policy and Programming, GLOBSEC

Moderator:

Michael Zinkanell, AIES Director

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AIES Podcast: EU-AU Relations: An Outlook for the Intercontinental Partnership

14.08.23 / Episode 19 / Special Series on the EU as a global actor

In this episode, Research Fellow Livia Benko is in conversation with Kwame Owino, Chief Executive Officer of the International Institute of Economic Affairs Kenya (IEA), to discuss the current state of EU-AU relations against the background of dramatic changes in the international system - above all the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

This episode is the last in a 4-part special series on the EU as a global actor. Other episodes of this series focus on the EU's relations with the China, ASEAN, as well as the US.

This special series is conducted in partnership with the Multilateral Dialoge Vienna of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.

EU Accession for Bosnia and Herzegovina

13.05.24 / False optimism?

In light of recent developments between the EU and Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy (AIES) together with the International Institute for Peace (IIP) hosted a joint open event titled EU Accession for Bosnia and Herzegovina: False optimism? at the IPP's premises in Vienna on the 13th of May 2024.

The …

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About the AIES

Founded in 1996, the Austria Institute for European and Security Policy (AIES) is an independent and non-profit research institute that has been providing expertise and recommendations on security, defense and foreign policy issues to public stakeholders for more than 25 years.

The focus of our analytical activities is on European integration, EU neighborhood policy, the Common Security and Defense Policy and its interaction with NATO, security policy developments in the Indo-Pacific region and the global challenges of the 21st century. The AIES not only conducts research on these topics, but also prepares needs-oriented analyses and recommendations for contract partners and organizes internal expert workshops and public events. 

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Highlights

Balancing Act: EU Strategies Towards China and East Asian Stability

Balancing Act: EU Strategies Towards China and East Asian Stability

Conference of the AIES in cooperation with the IPLI Foundation
08.04.2024 / Vienna

From Non-Aligned to NATO

From Non-Aligned to NATO

The Evolution of Finland’s Security Policy
08.02.2024 / Online

Escalation in the Middle East

Escalation in the Middle East

Will there be a conflagration?
01.02.2024 / Vienna

Women in Conflict Zones: Lessons from the War in Ukraine

Women in Conflict Zones: Lessons from the War in Ukraine

Feminist Foreign Policy
30.11.2023 / Vienna