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Biggest Step in the History of the German Armed Forces

The German Federal Parliament (Bundestag) passed the “act to enhance the attractiveness of employment in the German armed forces” The 26th February 2015 was a good day for the German armed forces. After the first reading in January and the deliberations of the involved committees, the Bundestag passed the “act …

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New Leadership in ANS

Last January 31st, ANS held elections for the new Board of Directors, General Assembly and Council of Auditors, for the period 2015/2016. José Gonçalves, Air Force Chief Master Sergeant, was elected President of the Board. Luís Bugalhão, Navy Chief Master Sergeant, was elected President of the General Assembly and Mário …

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Opening of the Head Office and 1st Congress of TAS

Emmanuel Jacob and Ton de Zeeuw, President and Treasurer of EUROMIL, visited TAS in Ankara on 14-15 January 2015. Representatives of EUROMIL and its newly Turkish member association – TAS was granted EUROMIL observer status in October 2014 – discussed EUROMIL principles and further collaboration. On the occasion of this …

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Interview with Juan Carlos Tamame, President of ATME

Let’s first talk about yourself in reference to your professional career. I enlisted in the Spanish armed forces on 1 March 1982, more precisely in the Anti-Tank Infantry Regiment “Toledo” number 35 in Zamora, which is also my hometown. After having held various positions in distinct units in the armed …

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The Role of Military Associations in Protecting Human Rights of Armed Forces Personnel in Central and Eastern Europe

The report of the meeting on “The Role of Military Associations in Protecting Human Rights of Armed Forces Personnel in Central and Eastern Europe”, organised by ODIHR and EUROMIL on 10 September 2014 in Budapest, is now published on the website of the OSCE!

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European Security and Defence College

The Kangaroo Group, of which EUROMIL is a member, discussed the work of the European Security and Defence College (ESDC), in its Working Group on Space, Security and Defence, on 24 February 2015. Hans-Bernhard Weisserth, Head of the ESDC, presented the work of the network college, which provides strategic training …

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“More Union in European Defence”

On 9 March 2015, the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) launched a Task Force report entitled “More Union in European Defence”. The CEPS Task Force was chaired by Javier Solana, former EU High Representative for CFSP, Secretary General of NATO, and Foreign Minister of Spain. The numerous members of …

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Future of the Protection of Social Rights in Europe

EUROMIL participated in the conference on “The Future of the Protection of Social Rights in Europe”, which took place in the framework of the Belgian Presidency of  the Council of Europe on 12-13 February 2015 in Brussels. The conference, which was organised by the Belgian Federal Public Service Social Security …

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A New Start for Social Dialogue

On 5 March 2015, EUROMIL participated in a high level conference organised by the European Commission on “A new start for Social Dialogue”. “The event discussed concrete ways to strengthen social dialogue throughout the EU with EU cross-industry social partners and their national affiliates from all Member States, as well …

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EUROMIL’s Main Goal: Defending Soldiers’ Rights!

Our goals … EUROMIL, as the only umbrella organisation composed of military associations and trade unions from European countries, strives to secure and advance the human rights, fundamental freedoms and socio-professional interests of military personnel of all ranks in Europe. EUROMIL promotes the concept of “Citizen in Uniform”. For us, …

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