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High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini has presented the third progress report on the implementation of the European Union Global Strategy, “The EU Global Strategy in Practice- Three years on, looking forward”, which will be discussed by the EU Foreign and Defence Ministers at the
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 14/06/2019
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
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
Physical security, drinkable water, electricity, office infrastructure, pharmaceutical products – civilian CSDP Missions would not run without them. The security, logistical and medical services provided by the Mission support departments of the ten civilian CSDP Missions are a precondition for
Author: The Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) - Publication date: 21/05/2019
Reinforced defence cooperation amongst the EU's Member States has become a priority in the current security environment. This is also about money, as the lack of cooperation in the field of security and defence comes with a luxury price tag: between 25 and 100 billion euro per year. More
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 15/05/2019
In a changing security environment, a military approach alone is not sufficient to guarantee safety and stability. That is why the EU approach to security and defence is much broader. The European way to security builds on Europe’s trade-mark mixture of soft and hard power, on the coherent use of
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 08/05/2019
In recent years, the security environment has changed significantly. In addition to military challenges, the EU has seen the rise of hybrid threats on its borders. For example, cyber-attacks on government information systems or disinformation campaigns can undermine elections, aim at destabilising
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 30/04/2019
The security environment in and around Europe has worsened and become more complex. Threats have multiplied. Terrorism, hybrid threats, cyber-attacks or armed conflicts in Europe and our neighbourhood can have a direct impact on the security of European citizens. When it comes to security the core
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 23/04/2019