Dr. Florent Marciacq is a Research Associate at the University of Luxembourg and Chamber of Deputies of Luxembourg. His research interests include European politics in the Western Balkans with an emphasis on foreign policy analysis. His most recent publications are “La politique étrangère de la Serbie: ruptures et continuités”. Annuaire français des relations internationales, vol. XV, 221-236, and “When the EU speaks on behalf of non-EU states… A critical appraisal of the EU’s alignment mechanism in multilateral fora”. European Security, vol. 23 (3), 1-18 (co-authored with N.S. Jaramillo).