Euromil News

Take Advantage of the Moment!

In the past week two shocking events dominated the news. In Nice, in the South of France, more than eighty innocent people, amongst them several young children, were killed by a truck which unhesitatingly mowed everyone on the road. Naturally, a link was made with the recent terrorist attacks that …

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Euromil News

Interesting reading: Envisioning European defence

The European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS), the EU agency dealing with the analysis of foreign, security and defence policy issues, has recently published an interesting research paper entitled “Envisioning European defence: five futures”. The paper, to which contributed several authors, assumes that European policy-makers have the power to …

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Euromil News

OSCE Conference on the Code of Conduct

On 2 and 3 June 2016, the German Chairmanship of the OSCE organised a conference on the “Code of Conduct: Parliamentary Control and Oversight of the Security Sector” in Berlin. The conference brought together over 100 representatives of more than 30 states and institutions. Parliamentarians, OSCE officials and ombuds-institutions were …

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Appointment of the President of SOVCG in the Social Council of Montenegro

Abstract – President of the “Trade Union of Defense and Army of Montenegro”, Mr.Nenad Cobeljic, has become a member of the Social Council of Montenegro. Mr. Cobeljic’s appointment opens the opportunity to directly protect and promote the interests of the employees in the armed forces of Montenegro and the Ministry …

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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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