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European Organisation of Military Associations
and Trade Unions

119th EUROMIL Presidium in Bucharest

119th EUROMIL Presidium in Bucharest

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Promoting The Role of Women In The Military – Breaking Gender Stereotypes

On 6 March 2019, EUROMIL, together with MEP Hilde Vautmans (ALDE, Belgium) hosted an event on “Promoting the role of women in the military – Breaking gender stereotypes” in the European Parliament. In her opening remarks, MEP Vautmans set out the background and aim of the event. With women making-up …

The Italian Opportunity to Introduce Real Trade Unionism in the Armed Forces!

On 28 February 2019, EUROMIL organised in close collaboration with CGIL, FICIESSE and its longstanding Italian member association ASSODIPRO a conference on trade unionism in the Italian armed forces after the judgment of the Constitutional Court of June 2018. Arriving in Rome on 27 February 2019 EUROMIL’s President Emmanuel Jacob …

Social Dimension of European Defence: Interview with the Vice President of Strategikon and CEO of Smartlink, Radu Magdin

In the past years, a huge emphasis has been put on the security and defence in Europe. New asymmetric threats such as terrorism, cyber-attacks, organised crime, human trafficking, and disinformation campaigns made security one of the biggest preoccupations of EU citizens. Nevertheless, when thinking of the EU defence sector, its …

The Right to Strike: Like a Bull in a China Shop?

Let me start this article by summarizing in a few lines what EUROMIL is all about. EUROMIL is committed to the principle of “Citizen in Uniform” and particularly demands (1) equal rights and treatment of soldiers, (2) the right of servicemen and -women to form and join trade unions and …

Protecting Without Being Protected – Basic EU Social Standards Not Applied To Security Personnel In The EU

In recent years, the EU has frequently made use of the provisions in Article 153 of the TFEU to set minimum standards on working and employment conditions of workers in the EU. Although the European Commission consistently tries to define “workers” as broadly as possible to include all workers, the …

World Cancer Day

On World Cancer Day (4 February 2019), EUROMIL highlights the need to guarantee the occupational safety and health of military personnel. There is only limited data on the occupation of cancer patients on a national and European level. Estimates of the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) indicate that 8% of …


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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

In 2018, we celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Representing military personnel from all over Europe, EUROMIL is celebrating this important anniversary as well. Read more…


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