European Union External Action

Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) - Factsheet

Bruxelles, 19/11/2018 - 20:56, UNIQUE ID: 171019_29

In light of a changing security environment, the EU Global Strategy for Foreign and Security Policy (EUGS) started a process of closer cooperation in security and defence. The EU Member States agreed to step up the European Union’s work in this area and acknowledged that enhanced coordination, increased investment in defence and cooperation in developing defence capabilities are key requirements to achieve it.