Security, Defence & Crisis Response

Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) - factsheet

Bruxelles, 06/05/2021 - 12:06, UNIQUE ID: 171019_29

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. EU Member States agreed to step up the European Union’s work in this area and acknowledged the need for enhanced coordination, increased investment and more cooperation in developing defence capabilities.