Around 2,000 European women and men serve in civilian missions outside the EU. Police officers, policy advisers, legal experts and other civilian personnel are deployed to partner countries to help provide security both locally and within Europe’s borders. Last Monday, EU Foreign Affairs ministers
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 20/06/2019
Canada is a long-standing contributor to EU civilian CSDP Mission and deploys currently experts also to the EU Advisory Mission in Ukraine, the EU Capacity Building Mission in Mali and EUPOL COPPS, the EU Police and Rule of Law Mission in Palestine. Canada, Norway, Switzerland and Australia
Author: The Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) - Publication date: 20/06/2019
Did you know that in 2018 alone the ten civilian CSDP Missions: Conducted around 830 training events for almost 12,000 people, e.g. on combatting weapons- and people-trafficking, policing, combatting corruption, identifying document fraud, border management, etc. Mentored over 500 middle and
Author: The Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) - Publication date: 19/06/2019
In June 2019, the Political and Security Committee (PSC) of the European Union discussed the update on the implementation of the European Neighbourhood Policy security dimension for the period of July 2018 to June 2019. In general, the European Security and Defence College (ESDC) has opened up a
Author: Le Collège européen de sécurité et de défense (CESD) - Publication date: 15/06/2019
There is no security without women. Women set currently 30 % of the staff of the ten civilian CSDP Missions. Antje, a senior police officer from Germany, is the Deputy Head of EUCAP Niger, the capacity building Mission that supports Niger since 2012.
Author: The Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) - Publication date: 13/06/2019
Joint efforts on defence at EU level over the past few years have achieved more than in the course of previous decades, EU High Representative Mogherini recently said. Taken one by one, sticks can be broken. But when the same sticks are grouped in a bundle, they are unbreakable. Aesop's fable
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 07/06/2019
Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) missions and operations are deployed worldwide. To date, about 40 activities outside the EU territory have been conducted within the framework of the CSDP: in Iraq, Libya, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Somalia, to name but a few. One key to success is the
Author: Le Collège européen de sécurité et de défense (CESD) - Publication date: 07/06/2019
The ten currently ongoing civilian CSDP Missions are at the forefront of the EU's response to international crisis. As is already tradition, the EEAS Secretary General Helga Schmid joined the heads of the civilian Missions at their biannual conference at headquarters in Brussels.
Author: The Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) - Publication date: 05/06/2019
The Australian Government will provide a senior humanitarian expert to join the European Union's Advisory Mission in Iraq (EUAM Iraq). Australia becomes thus the fourth non-EU Member State to currently send experts to civilian CSDP Missions.
Author: The Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) - Publication date: 04/06/2019
The Western Balkans have a clear European perspective, and it is only logical to invest in security, development and defence in future EU member states. During the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU (in the second half of 2018), an initiative was launched to develop a 'security
Author: Le Collège européen de sécurité et de défense (CESD) - Publication date: 01/06/2019