‘The Hotline serves as a catalyst for cooperation between conflict parties. At the same time, it defuses tensions and prevents escalations, it represents an excellent instrument for confidence building, and it contributes to improving lives of people on both sides of the Administrative Boundary Line
Author: EUMM Georgia - Publication date: 18/06/2018
For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the European Commission is proposing to increase the external action budget to €123 billion, to significantly simplify its structure, and make it much more flexible and effective to address today's global challenges.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 14/06/2018
Officials of the EU and the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency MSB signed on 30 May in Brussels the contract on a dedicated warehouse as of June. This will significantly improve the logistical support for the ten civilian CSDP Missions. Key equipment and logistical services can swiftly be made
Author: The Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) - Publication date: 01/06/2018
The EU and the UK clearly share the same interests in terms of security and defence policies, and the EU will seek to set up the necessary mechanisms to work closely together following the UK’s departure from the Union in 2019, High Representative Mogherini and Chief Brexit negotiator Barnier said
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 15/05/2018
As a destructive mood dominates world politics, the EU stands firmly by rationality, calm, predictability, respect and dialogue, seeking solutions based on the humble art of compromise and looking for solutions where everybody's interests can find their own place. The European Union is today
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 14/05/2018
EU ministers of defence, meeting informally in Sofia on 4-5 May, reviewed advances in the framework of Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) in the field of defence and discussed new projects to build further on the rapid progress made over the last two years. Following the budget proposal on 2
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 07/05/2018
The European Commission on 2 May presented its proposal for the next EU budget. The proposal responds to the challenge of the Brexit budget hole as well as rising expectations for the EU to play a greater role in providing security and stability in an unstable world.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 02/05/2018
The European Union on Sunday strongly condemned the suspected use of illegal chemical weapons in an attack by the Syrian regime which killed at least 40 civilians in Douma, a suburb of Damascus in the Eastern Ghouta area. The EU has called for an immediate response by the international community.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 09/04/2018