European Security Foundation
The objective of the European Security Foundation is to foster the development of a Common European
Foreign and Security Policy based on the values and interests of the European
The Foundation is committed to the broad concept of security laid down in the
European Security Strategy. This
includes crisis management, protection of the outside borders and
critical infrastructures of the European Union, security of energy
supply, autonomous access to space, management of natural disasters and
mission of armed forces under the command of the European Union.
The foundation will start a public debate on these matters including
the European Parliament and the Parliaments of the Member States, the
other Institutions of the European Union, academia, industry and the media.
It will foster an intensive cooperation between
the Parliaments in order to build an effective structure for parliamentary
scrutiny of the European Security and Defence Policy.