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Situation of the President of SOVCG

On Thursday 2 July 2020 Zdravko Kasalica, President of the Trade Union of Defense and Army of Montenegro (SOVCG) and his wife Makedonka Kasalica, a lawyer, have been arrested under the suspicion of money laundering. Without going into detail or interfering with the investigation, EUROMIL has doubts about the reasons …

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PFEARFU Reaction on Involvement of Greek Armed Forces in Controlling Cases of COVID-19 at Ports and Airports

PFEARFU expresses the strong dissatisfaction of our colleagues, regarding the announcement of 28 June 2020, through the Deputy Minister of Civil Protection Mr. Hardalias regarding the involvement of the Armed Forces in controlling cases of COVID-19, in ports and airports. We are unable to believe what was initially conveyed to …

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Armed Forces Personnel at the Frontline!

One of the essential elements of the training of soldiers is the preparation to be sent to a crisis area or, in the most extreme case of war, to the frontline. As you may have already understood, I do not want to talk about this kind of frontline today. Since …

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Priorities of the German EU Council Presidency

On 1 July 2020, Germany takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the 13th time since 1957. The Presidency rotates every 6 months and will be held by Germany in the second half of 2020. To ensure coherency, three Presidencies are grouped together – Germany …

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PFEARFU Visit to Evros

Abstract – PFEARFU held an official visit to the region of Evros in order to honor our colleagues who deal with the immigration flows at the borders between our country and Turkey. Our delegation also held meetings with the military leadership and our President announced the board decision, to offer …

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120th Presidium Meeting in Brussels

On 25-26 October 2019, about 60 delegates from 21 member and observer associations of EUROMIL came to Brussels, Belgium, for the 120th Presidium Meeting. EUROMIL holds Presidium Meetings twice every year. The Presidium approves the policy of the Board and provides impetus for the prospective further development of EUROMIL policy. …

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Euromil News

The Climate-Security Nexus: Implications for Military Personnel

On 24 October 2019, the European Organisation of Military Associations and Trade Unions (EUROMIL), together with the Environment & Development Resource Centre (EDRC) and in association with the Brussels Dialogue on Climate Change (BDCD) and the Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change (GMACCC) with the kind support of the …

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EU General Court Ruling Disappoints EPSU and Weakens European Social Dialogue

On 24 October 2019, the EU General Court released a ruling in the case of the European Public Service Union (EPSU) vs. the European Commission. The Court concluded that the European Commission’s right of initiative means that it can decide on whether or not to make social partner agreements legally …

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Building Resilient and Sustainable Ombuds Institutions – 11ICOAF

Since its first meeting in Berlin in 2009, EUROMIL participates at the yearly meetings of the International Conference of Ombuds Institutions for the Armed Forces, better known as ICOAF. Among the participants, EUROMIL is one of the rare participants not being an Ombuds Institution. However, EUROMIL believes that a good …

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