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The construction of European defence since 2014: major advances and future milestones - Military Academy - Paris 05/03/2024

EU-Ukraine: what lessons can be learned? What challenges must we face together? Université Catholique de Louvain/ Université Saint Louis 06/02/2024

France's main concerns regarding the defence of Europe - Collège des Hautes Etudes Militaires - Brussels 06/02/2024

European defence in the context of the war in Ukraine - Institut des Hautes Etudes de Défense Nationale - Paris 26/01/2024

EU In support of Defence Research and Procurement - Konrad Adenauer Siftung - European Office - 06/07/2023

The implementation of the Strategic Compass: the Rapid Deployment Capacity - debate with General Robert Brieger – Chairman of the EU Military Committee - organised by  Euromil and the European Parliament - European Parliament 08/06/2023

Is a European army desirable? Is it possible? - Sciences Po Alumni Association - Brussels - 25/05/2023

European defence in snapshot - Brussels - Association des Officiers de Belgique and Association des Françaises et Françaises des institutions communautaires et européennes - 24/05/2023

Will the European Union's Rapid Deployment Capacity be operational in 2025? Royal Higher Institute for Defence (RHID) - Royal Military Academy of Belgium - conference debate with Prof. Markus Kaim - German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Berlin)

European defense - challenges and perspectives - videoconference for a class from the Ecole des Mines de Paris - 02/16/2023

Defending Europe – state of play of European defense in the context of the war in Ukraine - Brussels, Royal Military Academy of Belgium - conference given for the French Military Academy traveling to Brussels 15/02/2023

The integration of European defense versus national sovereignties - Bruxelles, Royal Higher Institute for Defense (RHID) (Seminar) on the European Union 20/01/2023


European power initiatives - Institut des Hautes études de Défense nationale (IHEDN) - Paris (lecture) 04/12/2022

European diplomacy and the war in Ukraine - Strasbourg Political Studies Institute (seminar) 24/11/2022

The European Union and the war in Ukraine - Strasbourg Political Studies Institute/Eurocorps (seminar) 04/11/2022

Did the Preparatory Action on Defense Research (PADR) properly prepare the EU for increasing its spending on defense through the European Defense Fund - Brussels - delegation of the European Court of Auditors (hearing) 10/12/2022


European defence and NATO: a changing strategic context - Paris - Military Academy (lecture) 09/06/2022 

European defence - budget and concepts - Military Academy Master II - Financial organization (seminar) 03/05/2022  

European defence - University of Paris I Sorbonne - Master II 02/05/2022 (seminar) 

Economic patriotism in defence - French Military Academy (Saint-Cyr) Brussels - French Military Representation (seminar) 22/04/2022

After the Strategic Compass, a Strategic dialogue? - Egmont Institute - LIPHA (Interdisciplinary Laboratory for the Study of Politics Hannah Arendt) and UPEC (International University of Political Studies - Paris Est) Egmont (seminar) 09/03/2022

From Strategic autonomy to European Sovereignty - CHEM (Collège des Hautes Etudes Militaires) - Brussels - French Military Representation (seminar) 22/02/2022

Strategic autonomy at stake Paris - Military Academy - Conference organized by IRSEM (Institut de Recherche Stratégique de l'Ecole Militaire)  panel  'The EU as a power in the world?' - IHEDN (speaker) 02/15/2022

'Strategic autonomy of the Union and France's role in CSFP/CSDP - Lecture for the translation service of the General Secretariat of the Council of the EU 31/01/2022

European Sovereignty and solidarity - Saint-Cyr Coëtquidan (French Military Academy) Conference organized by Centre d'études des écoles de Saint-Cyr Coëtquidan in cooperation with Eurodefence France (speaker) 20/01/2022

The European defence - Lecture to the Students of association WERRA (webinar) 13/01/2022

Lessons learned from the European Preparatory Action on Defence Research (PADR) and the European Defence Industry Development Programme (EDIDP) for the European defence Fund (EDF) - presentation of a study before the European Parliament Sub-Committee on Defence, with Edouard Simon (public hearing) 31/05/2021 speech Frédéric Mauro - speech Edouard Simon 

European sovereignity or Strategic autonomy: which ambition for the European Union? - AURA Mines ParisTech / Université de Paris, Sciences et lettres (PSL) (webinar) 17/05/2021 slides

What strategic compass for Europe? - Paris, French Senate, Foreign Affairs, Defence and Armed forces committee, Select committee led by Senators Ronand Le Gleut and Hélène Conway-Mouret (hearing) 06/05/2021


To What Extent Will the EU Be Able to Achieve Military ‘Strategic Autonomy’ in the Long Run?: A Constructivist Perspective - Interview with Students from the Honk Kong University 22/04/2021 (webimar) slides

European Defence Initiatives: is Europe on the way to - finally - be able to defend itself? - American National War College and French Centre des Hautes Etudes Militaires  (CHEM) (lecture) 14/04/2021 slides

What place for national sovereignty in the European defence ? IHEDN Jeunes (webinar) 04/12/2020 slidestext

Research, Innovation, Sovereignty and European Values - Brussels CLORA (Club des Organismes européens de recherche) Webinar 27/10/2020 

European Defence: cooperation versus integration - Brussels CDU (German Christian Democrats) working group on security and defence (seminar) 12/03/2020


This House supports/does not support a European army -  Natolin (Poland) College of Europe (Oxford style dispute) 11/02/2020


Autonomie stratégique : faut-il choisir entre l’Europe et l’OTAN ? Brussels, Groupe de recherche sur l'avenir du service public (GRASPE) (conference) 04/02/2020

Strategic autonomy: should we choose between Europe and NATO? Strasbourg - National School of Administration (ENA) (conference) 14/01/2020

Academics as soldiers? Is defence related research a scandal or a duty? - Brussels, Fondation Universitaire Egmont (conference) 05/12/2019  


Debating Strategic Autonomy as a European ambition - Paris, French Institute of International Relations (IFRI) - Security Studies Center (seminar) 03/12/2019

Prospects of a European Army: Fantasy or Solution? - Budapest Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) (conference) 05/11/2019  

European defence: challenges ahead -   Brussels, European Parliament, Kangaroo Group, Working Group on Space, Security & Defence (seminar) 14/05/2019

The European army: myth or reality - Paris - Airbus (seminar) 03/10/2019 

For a definition of strategic autonomy - Paris, Military Academy, Opening lecture for the IHEDN 56th national session defence procurement and defence economy 26/09/2019 

Towards a European army: dream or reality - The young Federalists - Ortenberg castle (Bavaria) (lecture) 14/06/2019 


European Sovereignty - Paris, European Union, Institute for Security Studies (EU-ISS) (seminar) 14/05/2019  

European defence - Paris, French Senate, Foreign Affairs, Defence and Armed forces committee, Select committee led by Senators Ronand Le Gleut and Hélène Conway-Mouret (hearing) 15/05/2019

Comparison of the NATO defence planning process and European defence planning process - Brussels Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD) (seminar) 11/03/2019  

Defence planning in Europe - Brussels, Royal Academy of Belgium, collège Belgique (conference) 21/02/2019


European Defence: from Cooperation to Integration? - Brussels, European Commission conference center, European Security and Defence College (ESDC)/Institut des Hautes Etudes de Défense Nationale (IHEDN) (lecture) 20/02/2019 

Budgetary framework: the European Defence Fund and EU budget for civilian CSDP - Brussels, European Commission conference center, ESDC/IHEDN (lecture) 19/02/2019

European army: better chances without the UK? - Brussels, European Parliament, Kangaroo Group, Working Group on Space, Security & Defence (seminar) 19/02/2019


The concept of strategic autonomy - Brussels, Permanent Representation of France to the European Union (RPFUE) (seminar for the French military reserve) 18/02/2019

PESCO Sleeping Beauty… or Cinderella - Bruxelles, German Reservist Working Group (seminar) 20/03/2018  

PESCO - Brussels, Association of French civil servents in the European Community (AFFCE) (seminar) 05/02/2018 

Strengthening Europe’s Defence industrial and technological base ; The future of industrial defence policy - Brussels, European Parliament, Long-term investment Intergroup (seminar) 19/02/2018


The EDIDP state of play - Brussels, European Parliament, Industry, Research and Energy ITRE Committee (hearing) 22/01/2018 

PESCO state of play - Brussels, European Parliament, Public Hearing before the Defence Sub-Committee (SEDE) (hearing) 11/10/2017 Présentation ((in French) 

PESCO: where do we stand? - Brussels, Palais d'Egmont, Jean Gol Research Centre, (public lecture) 12/09/2017 


European defence: state of play - Tallinn, Annual Baltic Conference on defence (ABCD) (conference) 6/09/2017. 

The full energizing of the Lisbon treaty in the field of defence -  Tallinn, Ministry of Defence of Estonia (seminar) - 17/03/2017 


The full energizing of Article 42 of the Treaty on the European Union - Brussels, European Parliament, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (seminar) - 30/11/2016  slides


The future European Defence Research Programme - Brussels, Research and Innovation on Security Related Topics (RISET) and Club des organismes de recherche associés (CLORA) (conference) - 22/11/2016 slides


Offsets in the field of defence – the rules of the game, the spirit of the laws and the foreseeable future - Paris - EURONAVAL - conference organised by the European Club for Countertrade and Offset (ECCO) (conference) 21/10/2016 


Security & Defence R&D: how can we make Europe safer - Brussels, Science & Business magazine (conference) 12/10/2016


The future of European research defence - Brussels, Permanent Representation of France to the European Union (FPEU) (seminar for the French citizens' reserve) - 18/04/2016


The future of research defence in Europe - Bruges, College of Europe (conference) 16/04/2016

The future of defence research in Europe - Brussels, European Parliament, public hearing before the Defence Sub-Committee (SEDE) 16/03/2016 

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