Global Strategy PhD Prize 2020 Awarded to Dr Maline Meiske

Egmont Institute & ESDC,

The European Security and Defence College (ESDC) and Egmont have the pleasure of announcing the award of Dr Maline Meiske, University of Oxford, for her dissertation on Burden-Sharing in Peace Operations: Quantitative Studies on the Global, Regional, and National Level.

Dr Meiske analysed the dynamics between and within the European Union and its Member States, the United Nations, and the African Union. The jury was particularly impressed by the scope and ambition of this “big picture” dissertation, which yields insights that are directly relevant for the EU. “Peacekeeping is multilateralism in action”, in Dr Meiske’s words.

The Global Strategy PhD Prize is awarded annually to a doctoral dissertation drafted in one of the working languages of the EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy (English and French), which address a policy-relevant topic related to the foreign, security and defence policy of the EU that falls within the remit of the EU Global Strategy. The jury is composed of Prof. Dr Sven Biscop (Egmont & Ghent University, chair), Dirk Dubois (Head of the ESDC), and representatives from the EU institutions and the academic community. The winner receives a cash prize of €1000.