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Security Pitches

InsSciDE’s Security work package analyzes and reveals, among other things, the practice of international (or transnational) policy-making and diplomacy, by Europe and its Member States, related to security issues with a clear technological component and which require information-sharing and data exchange.

The pitches below articulate the subject-matter, background, aims and methodologies of each Security case study.

Security - all pitches:





Security - individual pitches:

Pitch 6.1 - Technological decisions and the diplomacy of sharing security critical information between EU and NATO partners




This pitch outlines how case study 6.1 seeks a comprehensive understanding of international and cross-national negotiations on technological decisions and the sharing of critical information on security technologies between the EU members, and in special cases with non-EU NATO members.

Pitch 6.2 - Migration and border management



This pitch outlines how case study 6.2 seeks an understanding of how diplomats, foreign policy experts, and home affairs experts perceive the application of biometric technologies in the context of securing the Schengen boundaries – on national level, European Union (EU) level, and in domestic cooperation between home affairs and foreign affairs.

Pitch 6.3 - ITER and the changing role of security: European science diplomacy in nuclear fusion collaboration



This pitch outlines how case study 6.3 focuses on collaboration around nuclear fusion as a historical case of handling issues of nuclear and energy security through science diplomacy.

Pitch 6.4a - Addressing nuclear security through the study of IAEA’s safeguards system



This pitch outlines how case study 6.4a focuses on the historical role of the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in the creation and maintenance of the global nuclear safeguards system.

Pitch 6.4b - Role of the IAEA in the Development of Nuclear Techniques, Safety, and Security Measures in Morocco



This pitch outlines how case study 6.4b looks at the role of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as well as various bilateral relations in the development of a secure, productive nuclear technological infrastructure in one of the European Union’s most important neighbours: Morocco.