• JEF Policy is made by its members through resolutions passed by their elected representatives. They formulate key convictions and messages that provide inspiration to move away from the current political constellation in Europe and progress towards a true Federation.

External Affairs and Global Governance (PC3)

“No single country is able to tackle today’s complex problems on its own,” says the 2003 European Security Strategy. We, as federalists, believe that only by acting united, Europe will be able to provide security to its citizens and punch at their weight on the international stage. Particularly with both, the Eastern and the Southern neighbourhood in turmoil,  it  is an urgent task to develop a united and coherent common EU foreign policy.

In our debate, we address how to strengthen the EU’s foreign policy to make the EU a global player, able to act with a single voice and to promote and protect its fundamental values.


The PC will discuss three issues. First, the institutional setup created by the different Treaties, including the Common Foreign and Security Policy and the Common Security and Defence Policy. Secondly, the developments in European foreign, security and defence policy in terms of  its means for conducting an active European foreign policy and formulate proposals for federalist action. Thirdly, it will discuss relevant foreign policy issues, in particular the enlargement process, the European Neighbourhood Policy, and global governance.

Co-chairs:
Kevin Kristiansen and Benjamin Fievet

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Resolutions

How can the EU react on hybrid challenges posed by Russian...

Nov 24 2016 / Resolutions PC3 - External Affairs and Global Governance External Action FC Cologne/Autumn 2016

Resolution submitted by: Political Committee 3, Foreign Relations and Global Europe.


For a European solution of the refugee crisis and a new EU...

Apr 14 2016 / FC Krakow/Spring 2016 Defence Democracy External Action Human Rights Migration Minorities Security Social Affairs PC3 - External Affairs and Global Governance

Resolution submitted by: JEF PC3 – Foreign Relations and Global Europe Many of the major challenges that the European Union is currently facing are coming from its neighbourhood. Conflicts and...


For a common European response to the Ukraine crisis and the...

Apr 13 2016 / Resolutions FC Krakow/Spring 2016 Democracy Human Rights Security Enlargement PC3 - External Affairs and Global Governance Ukraine

Resolution submitted by: Political Committee 3, Foreign Relations and Global Europe.The transformation process in Ukraine, starting with the Euromaidan revolution, demands a common response by all EU...


Managing immigration at European level

Apr 21 2015 / FC Uppsala/Spring 2015 Human Rights Resolutions PC3 - External Affairs and Global Governance

JEF Europe, Underlining that migrants have rights and duties, as stated in the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights;Considering that the management...