Tackling COVID-19 and its consequences requires a mobilisation that goes well beyond medical capacities. National armed forces in the EU have played an important role in helping fellow EU Member States tackle the pandemic. As High Representative Borrell said: “This is European solidarity in action”.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 03/07/2020
EUCAP Somalia advises on an update of the Puntland anti-piracy law that could prevent acts of piracy in the planning stage and protect witnesses. Since its establishment in 2012 the civilian Capacity Building Mission EUCAP mentors and advises Somali counterparts on rebuilding Somalia’s maritime
Author: The Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) - Publication date: 25/06/2020
Six months – from December 2019 to June 2020- inside the life of the EU Training Mission to Mali under the command of Brigadier General Joao Ribeiro told in the form of a Comic book. Read about the adventures of 700 men and women alongside more than 1200 students of the Malian Armed Forces. From
Author: The European Union Military Staff (EUMS) - Publication date: 03/06/2020
On International Day of UN Peacekeepers we pay tribute to the invaluable work of peacekeepers and honour those who have lost their lives while on duty. The EU works closely with the UN on peacekeeping and civilian, police and military crisis management, to enhance security both inside and outside
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 29/05/2020
Despite the current challenges caused by the Coronavirus, including curfews imposed by the Nigerien government, EUCAP Sahel Niger continues to support the country’s internal security forces- among others by donating operational equipment to the forces.
Author: The Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) - Publication date: 14/05/2020
From the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the armed forces of EU Member States have played a critical role in fighting the virus – abroad, at home and in European solidarity. They are providing transport and logistic support, building field hospitals in record time, deploying their medical staff,
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 12/05/2020
The EU Capacity Building Mission in Mali coaches since two years the Crisis Management Centre of the Ministry for Security and Civil Protection which coordinates currently the Malian response to the Corona-pandemic. The Mission supports their Malian colleagues in the fight against the epidemic
Author: The Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) - Publication date: 06/04/2020