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The European Neighbourhood Policy as a conflict prevention tool

13 June 2006
Rosa Balfour (Senior Adviser to EPC on Europe in the World) and Fraser Cameron (Senior Adviser to EPC on international programmes)



The European Neighbourhood Policy is the EU’s flagship policy, designed to promote a zone of friends around its borders through increased prosperity, stability and security. This Issue Paper, written by EPC Senior Adviser Fraser Cameron in collaboration with Rosa Balfour, argues that although the ENP was not designed with conflict prevention in mind, it has the potential to be an important instrument to stabilise and resolve conflicts in the wider Europe.

The European Neighbourhood Policy as a conflict prevention tool