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It is with great sadness that we learned about the departure of Lieutenant General Wolfgang Wosolsobe, former Director General of the EU Military Staff.
Strategic Communications - Publication date: 26/09/2018
On 18 September 2018, the Council extended the mandate of EUCAP Sahel Niger until 30 September 2020 and agreed on a budget of €63.4 million for the period 1 October 2018 to 30 September 2020.
EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 18/09/2018
Statement by the Spokesperson on the appointment of Fernando Arias as the new Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 25/07/2018
The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, will over the next two days in Brussels participate at the NATO Summit and the meeting of the Global Coalition to Counter Da'esh, as well as hold
EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 11/07/2018
Joint declaration on EU-NATO cooperation by President of the European Council Donald Tusk, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, and Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg.
EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 10/07/2018
"By 2025 we need a fully-fledged European Defence Union."- President Juncker, State of the Union Address, September 2017
The European Council on 28 June adopted conclusions on: migration, security and defence, jobs, growth and competitiveness, innovation and digital, and on other issues
EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 29/06/2018
In light of a changing security environment, the EU Global Strategy for Foreign and Security Policy (EUGS) started a process of closer cooperation in security and defence. The EU Member States agreed to step up the European Union's work in this area and acknowledged that enhanced coordination,
EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 28/06/2018
The revised EU Maritime Security Strategy (EU MSS) Action Plan contributes to the implementation of the EU Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy and the Joint Communication on International Ocean Governance. It features, for the first time, a section dedicated to regions and sea basins,
EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 26/06/2018
90% of the EU's external trade and 40% of its internal trade is transported by sea. Safe and secure seas and oceans are of fundamental importance for free trade, the EU economy and living standards.
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