The Chairman of the European Union Military Committee (CEUMC), General Mikhail Kostarakos, paid an official visit to Vietnam, from 04 to 06 of December, at the invitation of the Deputy Minister of National Defence, Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh.
Bamako (Mali), 07 December 2017 - In the framework of the Malian presidency of the G5 Sahel, the validation workshops of the conceptual framework of organization and functioning of the police component of Joint Force G5 Sahel took place in Bamako from the 6th to the 08th of December 2017.
The EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva, together with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, organised a panel discussion on 7 December concerning the EU Council Decision in support of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC). The side-event took place in the margins of the Meeting of States Parties of the Convention at the Palais des Nations. It provided an opportunity to present the results of EU-sponsored activities and inform interested States Parties of the EU's upcoming assistance activities of which they can benefit over the next year.