Euromil News

PESCO? Soon a Reality?

Permanent Structured Cooperation, better known under its acronym PESCO, is almost something as EUROMILLIONS winners: everybody knows that they exist, but nobody knows where and who they are! PESCO is a tool provided by the Lisbon Treaty to change the current patchwork of bilateral and multilateral military cooperation in Europe …

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Euromil News

Mission Critical: Inclusive Leadership for the Security Sector

On 27 and 28 July 2017 the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) organised and event entitled “Mission Critical: Inclusive Leadership for the Security Sector” in Washington D.C. in which EUROMIL President Emmanuel Jacob participated. “Mission Critical: Inclusive Leadership for the Security Sector” was “the third convening of …

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Members news

Cooperation Of Associations And Trade Unions of Gendarmerie Organisations In Europe

On 13 July 2017, a first meeting took place between associations and trade unions of Gendarmerie organisations from three European countries. At the invitation of the Spanish Asociación Unificada de Guardias Civiles (AUGC), representatives of the Portuguese Associação dos Profissionais da Guarda (APG) and of the Dutch Marechaussee Military Union …

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Euromil News

Time For Real Action

One cannot deny that it is becoming quite difficult to write something on the current situation that is valid for more than a few days or even hours. Especially the security and defence environment is changing rapidly. New scenarios for the future are discussed at an increased pace. However, two …

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Euromil News

EUROMIL in Contact with France

On 16 June 2017 EUROMIL’s President Emmanuel Jacob met in Perpignan (South of France) with the President of a new French military professional association. Before 2015, French soldiers did not have the right to form or join military professional associations or trade unions. However, in October 2014 the European Court …

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Euromil News

NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Tbilisi, Georgia

The 2016 spring session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) took place in Tbilisi, Georgia from 26 to 29 May 2017. The NATO PA brought together more than 300 parliamentarians from NATO member countries from North America and Europe as well as delegates from partner countries and observers to …

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Euromil News

Roundtable on Military Associations in Tallinn, Estonia

On 23 May 2017, EUROMIL organised a roundtable discussion on military associations in Estonia. As a follow-up to the “Roundtable on the Role of Military Associations and Unions in the Baltic Countries and Eastern Region” organised by EUROMIL in cooperation with OSCE ODIHR in June 2016, EUROMIL now focused on …

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Euromil News

Internal Security and Defence Debated in Portugal

In the context of this years’ 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, and just after Europe Day, the Portuguese Council of the European Movement organised a debate entitled “The EU in the field of internal security and defense” on 11 May 2017. The event was organised in collaboration with …

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Members news

AP Ceremony

On 18 April 2017, a ceremony took place at the Centro Cultural Casapiano in Lisbon for the takeover of the new members of the AP Junior Rates Military Association for the 2017-2020 term. The ceremony was attended by representatives of the Ministry of National Defence and  Ombudsman, the Chief of …

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Euromil News

115th EUROMIL Presidium Meeting in Berlin

On 21 and 22 April 2017, more than 80 delegates from 27 member associations of EUROMIL came to Berlin for the 115th 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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