From Cambodia to Mozambique, Angola and Afghanistan, thousands of lives lost, or maimed, including several children, because of one unfortunate step... a consequence of millions of landmines buried in countries across the world, decades ago.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 04/04/2021
In a more challenging global environment, the EU needs to enhance its ability to prevent confl icts and strengthen international peace and security. With the new European Peace Facility (EPF), the EU is taking on more responsibility as a global security provider.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 22/03/2021
Water means different things to different people in different settings. This year World Water Day is about what water means to people, its true value and how we can better protect this vital resource. By sharing all the different ways water benefits our lives, we can value water properly and
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 22/03/2021
Police and rule of law organisations need to reflect in their composition the populations they serve. This applies also to the 11 civilian CSDP Missions, deployed by the European Union to advise and train partner countries’ security services in Africa, the Middle East and the European neighbourhood.
Author: The Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) - Publication date: 08/03/2021
World Women’s Day is a reminder to celebrate women's achievements, increase visibility, and address inequality, 365 days a year! The past year has been difficult. The pandemic spared nobody and has been particularly challenging for women. Doctors, nurses, teachers, shop assistants – jobs often
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 08/03/2021
Five Sahel countries work together to address common security challenges. The EU's Regional Advisory and Coordination Cell (RACC), a network of European experts, supports the security and defence cooperation of these five “G5 Sahel” countries’ by initiating and facilitating joint regional
Author: The Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) - Publication date: 01/03/2021
The EU is facing new and increasing threats and challenges. To counter them, protect its citizens, and enhance its strategic autonomy to become a stronger global partner, the EU needs to define what kind of security and defence actor it wants to be.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 19/02/2021
On 28 January 2021, the EEAS organises a Scenario Based Discussion (SBD). The SBD is carried out at staff level in an informal Politico Military Group session, as part of the events conducted in the framework of the EU Integrated Resolve 20 crisis management exercise. The aim of this SBD is to
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 28/01/2021
The Gulf of Guinea is a vast and diverse region stretching from Senegal to Angola, covering approximately 6,000 km of coastline. It is an important shipping zone transporting oil and gas, as well as goods to and from central and southern Africa. On any one day there are around 1,500 fishing vessels,
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 25/01/2021