The Need to Adapt the EU Security Strategy to the New Realities


  • Natalia BERUASHVILI International Black Sea University, IBSU



EU, EU Security Strategy, Georgia, Security, EUMM


Current European Security Strategy was adopted in December 2003. It was drafted within the understanding of geopolitical situation and security threats existed especially after 9/11 events. During the period of more than thirteen years, numerous geopolitical changes took place due to the situation in Syria, Iraq, conflict in Ukraine, recent events in Europe including, migration of Syrian refugees, terrorist attacks in Belgium, France and Turkey. The changes in the international context should have significant consequences for the EU strategic security approach. In this paper, I will review main aspects of the EU Security Strategy, key challenges and the need for its revision, discuss EU Security Strategy and its relationship with Georgia as an example of collaboration with partner

Author Biography

Natalia BERUASHVILI, International Black Sea University, IBSU

PhD Candidate at International Black Sea University, Tbilisi, Georgia.