Europe in the World

Shocks without frontiers

16 November 2005


A series of natural and man-made disasters around the world over the past year have contributed to a new and powerful sense of vulnerability in Western societies. The perception – and arguably also the reality – of risks and threats is changing rapidly and radically, and with it grows the demand for adequate responses. This Issue Paper explores what the European Union could or should do in this area, in addition to action by individual Member States.

Shocks without frontiers

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Head of Europe in the World programme and Senior Fellow

Giovanni Grevi
g.grevi@epc.eu

Researcher in EU energy and climate policy, Institute of European Studies, Free University of Brussels

Marco Giuli
marco.giuli@vub.be

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Paul Ivan
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Amanda Paul
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Junior Policy Analyst

Ivano di Carlo
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Programme Assistant

Marco Zeiss
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