Support to the preparation of the EU planning process for the new EU SSR policy

30/06/2015 - 31/07/2015

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In its Conclusions, the Foreign Affairs Council of 18 May 2015 has invited the High Representative and the Commission to develop by mid-2016 an EU-wide strategic framework for SSR, to substitute the two existing policy concepts (one for the Commission and one for the Council).

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Mandate outputs / products

i) Contribution to the concept note, the indicative timeline and the consultation plan; ii) collection and analysis of relevant documentation such as evaluations of EC cooperation actions and the latest SSR papers produced by specialized organisations and academia; iii) participate to internal "brainstorming" meetings.

Outcome objectives of mandate

Contribute to the methodology of the EU SSR policy development process.

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