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On 18 June 2018, High Representative/Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini will host the annual EU-G5 Sahel meeting, with the participation of Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica, alongside with Foreign Ministers from the G5 Sahel countries: Mali,
For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the Commission is proposing to increase the EU's strategic autonomy, bolster the EU's ability to protect its citizens and make the EU a stronger global actor.
Following the Salisbury attack, and at the invitation of the European Council, the European Commission and the High Representative are today proposing further steps to build on the work already carried out in response to hybrid and Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) threats.
The G5 Sahel countries- Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Chad- face increasing threats by terrorists and organized crime involving trafficking in arms, drugs and human beings. This has also an impact on the Mediterranean region and EU Member States. To help address the situation, the EU has
Developments in Europe's neighbourhood and beyond are a constant reminder that our security is not for free. Supporting its Member States, the EU is a key player when it comes to protecting Europe and its citizens. This is why on 13 June High Representative Mogherini proposed a new, major
‘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
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On 18 June 2018, High Representative/Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini will host the annual EU-G5 Sahel meeting, with the participation of Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica, alongside with Foreign Ministers from the G5 Sahel countries: Mali,
The EU and its Member States continue to face serious and acute threats, which are increasingly taking non-conventional forms, such as radicalisation leading to terrorist attacks, chemical attacks, cyber-attacks or disinformation campaigns. All these actions have one thing in common- they seek to
In a more challenging global environment, the European Union needs to step up its actions to enhance its ability to prevent conflicts, build peace and strengthen international security. By proposing a new European Peace Facility (EPF) the European Union is taking another step towards cementing its
Illicit firearms and small arms and light weapons (SALW) continue to contribute to instability and violence in the European Union, in its immediate neighbourhood, and in the rest of the world.
The Joint Framework on countering hybrid threats- A European Union response places situational awareness, resilience and response at the heart of the EU action to hybrid threats.
Hybrid activities by State and non-state actors continue to pose a serious and acute threat to the EU and its Member States. Efforts to destabilise countries by undermining public trust in government institutions and by challenging the core values of societies have become more common. Our societies
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