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The EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) provide the Union with the operational capacity to deploy both civilian missions and military operations. The range of tasks as set out in the EU Treaty encompass: humanitarian and rescue tasks; conflict prevention and peace-keeping tasks; tasks of
Author: The European Union Military Staff (EUMS) - Publication date: 03/07/2019
With 60% of the oceans relying outside nations jurisdiction, ensuring good governance at sea and securing the maritime domain becomes a challenge for every international actor. With a revised Action Plan and a Maritime Security Strategy under the umbrella of the Global Strategy, the EU has been
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 31/12/2018
For the past 10 years the EU has successfully deployed a CSDP military naval operation to fight piracy off the coast of Somalia. Today the threat of piracy has been minimised. At the same time the operation was tasked with monitoring fishing activity and reporting any illegal activity. Improved
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 28/12/2018
A stable Sahel region is a key priority for the European Union. High Representative Federica Mogherini was Thursday in Paris for the launch of the Alliance for the Sahel, a joint initiative of the EU, France and Germany to improve the coordination of development cooperation to the region.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 14/07/2017
High Representative Federica Mogherini and the European Commission today presented a revitalised framework for joint action to build a stronger strategic partnership between Europe and Africa for more prosperity and stability in the two continents.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 04/05/2017