Dr. phil. Ronja Kempin

Dr. phil. Ronja Kempin


Research Division: EU/Europe
Senior Fellow

ronja.kempin(at)swp-berlin.org

phone:+49 30 88007-223

 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/RonjaKempin

2016 Lecturer at Free University Berlin and Bucerius Law School in Hamburg

2014 Political Advisor, Common Security and Defence Policy Division, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

2010 - 2014 Head of Research Division EU External Relations, SWP

2009 - 2010 Fritz Thyssen Fellow, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University

2001 - 2002 Research Fellow at the Copenhagen Peace Research Institute (COPRI) and the Institut des Relations Internationales et Stratégiques (IRIS) in Paris

1999 - 2000 Research Fellow at the German Bundestag and the party executive of the Social Democratic Party (SPD), International Affairs, Berlin


SWP Publications (selection):

Rosa Beckmann, Ronja Kempin

EU Defence Policy Needs Strategy

Time for Political Examination of the CSDP’s Reform Objectives

SWP Comments 2017/C 34, September 2017, 4 Pages
Ronja Kempin, Barbara Lippert

2025 – New European Foreign Ministry Takes Command

in: Lars Brozus (ed.)
Unexpected, Unforeseen, Unplanned

Scenarios of International Foreign and Security Policy. Foresight Contributions 2015

Contributions to Research Papers 2016/RP 01, January 2016, 56 Pages, S. 44-49

Michael Holtje, Ronja Kempin

The EU in Afghanistan

What Role after NATO’s Withdrawal?

SWP Comments 2013/C 38, December 2013, 4 Pages
Annegret Bendiek, Ronja Kempin

Europe's Foreign and Security Policy Adrift

Strengthening the Role of the EU-3

SWP Comments 2011/C 39, December 2011, 4 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Ronja Kempin

German Security and Defence Policy after the Elections

in: EU Forum, Clingendael, Netherlands Institute of International Relations, 18.09.2017 (online)
Ronja Kempin

L’Allemagne et l’État islamique: combattre sans être en guerre

in: Barbara Kunz, Stephan Martens, Hans Stark (Hg.): L’Allemagne sur la scène internationale. En quête de stabilité dans un monde qui change, Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, Villneuve d’Ascq, 2017, S. 239-254
Ronja Kempin, Ronja Scheler

The EU in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa

in: Laura Chappell, Jocelyn Mawdsley and Petar Petrov (eds.): The EU, Strategy and Security Policy. Regional and Strategic Challenges, Routledge, 2016, pp. 35-50
Ronja Kempin, Ronja Scheler, Stefan Steinicke

The European Union´s foreign policy in comparative perspective: the EU and the US in the Sahel

in: Ingo Peters (ed.): The European Union´s Foreign Policy in Comparative Perspective. Beyond the “actorness and power” debate, Routledge, 2016, pp. 187-206

Working Papers of the Research Division (selection):

Ronja Kempin, Barbara Lippert

Membership, neighbourhood, partnership

The EU's foreign policy triptych needs remodelling

Working Papers FG 2, 2013/Nr. 03, August 2013, 12 Pages
Ronja Kempin, Nicolai von Ondarza, Marco Overhaus

Tackling the big questions in little steps

A process towards a comprehensive EU strategy

Working Papers FG 1, 2012/Nr. 6; FG 2, 2012/Nr. 2, October 2012, 12 Pages
Stephanie C. Hofmann, Ronja Kempin

France and the Transatlantic Relationship

Love me, love me not...

Working Papers FG 2 2007/Nr. 04, February 2007, 8 Pages

In the Media/ »Point of View« (selection):

Ronja Kempin, Ronja Scheler

The EU Must Focus on Root Causes of Migration

The European Union is planning to act against human traffickers in the Mediterranean. But the plight of refugees can only be relieved when the EU’s foreign policy engagement is strengthened, say Ronja Kempin and Ronja Scheler.

Point of View, April 2015
Ronja Kempin

From reluctance to policy – A new German stance on CSDP?

in: europeangeostrategy.org, 28.01.2015, (online)

Media quotes (selection):

Lewis Sanders IV

'Security Union': The greatest threat to the EU comes from within

The European Commission has hailed progress on its roadmap for a more secure Europe. But while terrorism, migration and Russia have been touted as the greatest threats to the EU, the reality appears quite different.

in: dw.com, 14.10.2016

News

Ronja Kempin, Ronja Scheler
The EU in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa
in: Laura Chappell, Jocelyn Mawdsley and Petar Petrov (eds.): The EU, Strategy and Security Policy. Regional and Strategic Challenges, Routledge, 2016, pp. 35-50

Ronja Kempin, Ronja Scheler, Stefan Steinicke
The European Union´s foreign policy in comparative perspective: the EU and the US in the Sahel
in: Ingo Peters (ed.): The European Union´s Foreign Policy in Comparative Perspective. Beyond the “actorness and power” debate, Routledge, 2016, pp. 187-206

SWP Comments

Oliver Geden
Prioritise Greenhouse Gas Neutrality

EU and German Climate Policy Should Be More Ambitious and More Pragmatic


Annegret Bendiek, Raphael Bossong, Matthias Schulze
The EU’s Revised Cybersecurity Strategy

Half-Hearted Progress on Far-Reaching Challenges