Today, the Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy presented the new EU Cybersecurity Strategy. The strategy answers to the challenges of geopolitical competition in cyberspace, and the increased cyber threat landscape, especially following the covid-19 pandemic. It allows the EU to increase its resilience and show leadership in cyberspace; build capacities to prevent, deter and respond to cyber-attacks; and strengthen its partnerships in favour of a global and open cyberspace.
Today, the virtual event “Climate change, Defence and Crisis Management: from Reflection to Action” discussed the implications of climate change on EU crisis management and defence to provide solutions and foster cooperation. The event, which was co-organised by the EU Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) and the European External Action Service (EEAS), brought together a wide range of actors, including EU institutions and bodies, representatives from EU Member States, partner countries and international organisations, academia and industry.
On December 10, 2020, the EU extended family in the Central African Republic including the civilian EU Advisory Mission, the military EU Training Mission and the diplomatic EU delegation organized a reception for local counterparts and international partners to celebrate International Human Rights Day, the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The 20th anniversary of the UN Security Council resolution 1325 is taking place in a world where 2 billion people live in countries affected by conflict. By its very mandate, the EU Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform (EUAM Ukraine) is bound to implement the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) resolutions and to contribute to gender equality is one of its priorities in Ukraine.
Balkissa Yayé Goumeye is a gendarme working in Niger’s northern region Agadez. Since 2018, she also serves as EUCAP’s focal point for intelligence techniques at the regional gendarmerie forces. With over 15 years of experience as a female gendarme, she speaks about her career, the difficulties she has faced on her way and shares with us the keys to her success.