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Euromil News

“Tide of Tricorns” in Madrid

On Saturday, 14 November 2015, over 10.000 Civil Guard* employees occupied the streets of Madrid to defend their fundamental rights and freedoms. It was the largest demonstration ever organised by the “Unified Association of Civil Guards” (AUGC). The demonstration had been prohibited by the government but was finally authorised by …

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Euromil News

Training session and roundtable discussion on the role of military associations and unions in the Balkan countries

EUROMIL organised a training session and roundtable discussion on the role of military associations and unions in the Balkan countries, with a particular focus on social dialogue, on 15 September 2015 in Skopje (FYROM). While the right to freedom of association and related rights are recognised for military personnel in …

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Euromil News

7th ICOAF

The 7th International Conference of Ombuds Institutions for the Armed Forces (ICOAF) on “the role of ombuds institutions for the armed forces in democratic societies” was held in Prague (Czech Republic) from 25 to 27 October 2015. The 7th ICOAF was co-hosted by the Czech main Inspector for Protection of …

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Euromil News

Meeting on the Situation of Military Personnel in Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain

On 15 October 2015, EUROMIL organised a meeting on the situation of military personnel in Southern Europe, more particularly in Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain, before its Presidium Meeting which took place on 16-17 October 2015 in Brussels. The President opened the meeting by welcoming participants and presenting international …

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Members news

Goodbye to Emilio

EUROMIL was deeply saddened to learn that Emilio Ammiraglia, President of ASSODIPRO (Italy), passed away on 20 October 2015. Many of you met Emilio during one of the Presidium Meetings he attended as the President of his association, which he led for more than 20 years. In this painful moment, …

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Euromil News

Follow-up training session 2014-2015

On 14 October 2015, EUROMIL organised, with the support of I. Costantini (Trainer, ETUI) a follow-up and closing session of the Training Session 2014-2015 for “younger and weaker associations” at the International Trade Union House in Brussels. This and other meetings took place in the framework of the 112th Presidium …

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Euromil News

NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Stavanger (Norway)

The 61st annual session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly was held in Stavanger (Norway) from 9 to 12 October 2015. It was the fourth time that Norway hosted the NATO PA. Previous sessions took place in 1987, 1994 and 2009. The NATO PA brought together 243 delegates from the 28 …

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Euromil News

EUROMIL Participated in the OSCE HDIM 2015

EUROMIL participated in the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) 2015, which took place from 21 September to 2 October 2015 in Warsaw. Like every year in autumn, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) hosted the HDIM in Warsaw. The HDIM is Europe’s largest annual human …

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Euromil News

EUROMIL held its 112th Presidium Meeting in Brussels

The 112th Presidium Meeting of EUROMIL was held in Brussels on 16 and 17 October 2015. Over 60 delegates representing 24 associations from 17 countries participated in the meeting. The Presidium, which meets twice a year, is composed of the Board of EUROMIL and one appointed delegate per member association. …

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Members news

The Revitalization We Need

By Anestis Tsoukarakis, Chairman of PFAFU, and Efthimios Gkitersos, ANEAED Translated in English by George Potamianos, ANEAED The Greek society is currently experiencing a deep economic crisis. The outcome is visible and leads to dramatic effects both on the functioning of the national apparatus and on individual lives. Despite these …

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