Euromil News

Gender Pay Gap: End the Secrecy!

On 25 February 2020 the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) organised a gathering in front of the European Commission and the Council to highlight their demand to “end the secrecy” over pay. ETUC’s Deputy General Secretary Esther Lynch said: “The principle of equal pay for equal work has been enshrined …

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Euromil News

Helping those who served to help others

On 19 February 2020, EUROMIL’s President Emmanuel Jacob visited the Organisation of National Ex-Service personnel (ONE) in Dublin (Ireland). Although ONE is not an unknown organisation for EUROMIL, it never had the occasion to take a closer look at their work in favour of Irish ex-service personnel and, especially, homeless …

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Euromil News

Military Erasmus: An Enabler for further Defence Cooperation

On 18 February 2020, the European Organisation of Military Associations and Trade Unions (EUROMIL), together with Kangaroo Group, co-hosted a lunch debate on “Military Erasmus: an Enabler for further Defence Cooperation” at the European Parliament in Brussels. While enhancing the interoperability of the armed forces of EU Member States is …

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Euromil News

Debating Security Plus Report 2019

The report of the seventh edition of Debating Security Plus (DS+), a global online brainstorm that aims to yield concrete recommendations to global security challenges, has just been published. Managed by the think-tank Friends of Europe, the 2019 edition of DS+ focused on the changing nature of warfare and its …

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Euromil News

EPC: “The future of work – Towards a progressive agenda for all”

In the framework of the new labour market transformations, European Policy Centre (EPC) published an Issue Paper presenting the findings and policy recommendations of their research project: “The future of work – Towards a progressive agenda for all”. The paper aims to take an in-depth look at labour market transformations, …

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Euromil News

Lifeline Ukraine, I’m listening to you!

From 13 to 20 January 2020, the President of EUROMIL, Emmanuel Jacob, visited Ukraine to discuss veteran affairs with different stakeholders Even if EUROMIL at the moment does not count a Ukrainian military association amongst its members, Ukraine remains one of its points of interest. In the summer of 2016, …

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Euromil News

Priorities of the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the EU

From January to June 2020, Croatia will take over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union. During these months, the Croatian Presidency will focus on four main pillars which have been synthesised in one unique motto: “A Europe that is developing. A Europe that connects. A Europe that …

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Euromil News

Military and Civil Nurses: Synergies for a Dual Systemic Use of the Profession

On 6 December 2019, the Italian military association ASSODIPRO, in collaboration with the National Federation of Professional Nursing Orders (FNOPI), organised a conference in Perugia on “Military and Civil Nurses: Synergies for a Dual Systemic Use of the Profession”. The aim of the conference, which was chaired by Chief Marshal …

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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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Euromil News

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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