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New Agreement for Danish Defence

The Danish government has reached an agreement regarding the Danish Defence for the period 2018-2023. EUROMIL’s Danish members CS and HKKF commented on the deal: CS President: The new Defence Agreement is a positive read, however…. The long awaited Defence Agreement is (finally) published, and according to President of CS Jesper …


Situation of Spanish Military Woman Regarding Sexual and Workplace Harassment

Abstract – Woman joined the Spanish armed forces for the very first time at the beginning of the nineties, almost 30 years ago. Since then we have noticed how the military environment has changed, and how the laws have been developed together with our democracy. However, regarding the woman in …

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Trade Union Rights Recognized for Military Personnel by the European Committee of Social Rights

The European Social Charter should be interpreted as recognizing trade unions for military personnel. This is an important step towards the full recognition of the right to freedom of association for members of the armed forces. In September 2017, the European Committee on Social Rights (ECSR) decided on the complaint …


Associations and Trade Unions of Gendarmerie Personnel in Europe Join Efforts

Following-up on their meeting on 13 July 2017, several associations and trade unions of gendarmerie personnel from three European countries met on 25 January 2018 in Amsterdam. On the invitation of the Dutch MARVER (Marechaussee Military Union), representatives of the Spanish AUGC (Asociación Unificada de Guardias Civiles), the Portuguese APG …


Shrinking Space for Civil Society and Human Rights Defenders: A Problem Within the EU

On 18 January 2018, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) released a report on “Challenges facing civil society organisations working on human rights in the EU”. The shrinking space for civil society and human rights defenders in Europe endangers democracy in the European Union. As emphasised at regional …

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Social Dialogue in the Armed Forces of Montenegro

EUROMIL was informed on several occasions in the past year by its Montenegrin member association SOVCG about different problems regarding social dialogue and a worsened relationship between the Minister of Defence and SOVCG. On 17 January 2018, EUROMIL’s President Emmanuel Jacob met with the Secretary of State of the Ministry of Defence, …


MARÍA DOLORES DE COSPEDAL Defends To Equalize Salary of the Military with the Police Officer

Abstract – The Minister of Defence in her speech on Easter Day forgot to delve into another topic of great importance: the aspirations of a whole scale for its full professionalisation. The original article can be found below. For more information, please contact ATME. La ministra de Defensa, María Dolores de Cospedal …


ATME Wishlist for 2018

Abstract –  The end of temporality, the re-employment, compensation update and official qualifications/certifications, are the essential performance of face ATME program points to the new year. The original article is available here. For more information, please contact ATME.


DBwV Visit at the German Embassy in Riga

Abstract – On the occasion of the 116th EUROMIL Presidium Meeting the DBwV-Delegation visited the German Embassy in Latvia. The current security and defense situation in Europe as well as the military cooperation within the EU were discussed. It was an interesting visit and give the DBwV-Delegation a lot of input …


DBwV Participation at BSC

Abstract – The DBwV participated in the BSC Berlin Security Conference 2018. The topic was the security and defense of Europe in the current situation. There were wide discussions, what the Bundeswehr and the other European armies can and shall do, but the approximately 1.5 million soldiers, their concerns and …


The Eagle Took Off

Ten years ago, on 13 December 2007, the Heads of State or Government of the Member States of the European Union signed the Lisbon Treaty. They agreed amongst others “on the progressive framing of a common defence policy that might lead to common defence”. It needed however several years before …


European Cooperation: Meeting between DBwV and AFMP

Abstract – Representatives of the DBwV and AFMP met in Lohheide, where the German-Dutch Tank Battalion 414 is stationed, to explore forms of cooperation. The meeting aimed at introducing the representatives of the Dutch military association to their local DBwV counterparts. Participants discussed how further cooperation between the German and Dutch …

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