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German Bundestag – Forming a Grand Coalition

Abstract – The coalition agreement negotiated between the CDU and the SPD is a few weeks old. If the members of the SPD agree, it will be the program of the new federal government and the federal government can be elected. After the publication of the draft coalition agreement you …

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Munich Security Conference – Participation of the DBwV

Abstract – The world was a guest at the Munich Security Conference and the DBwV was there. The caretaker government was represented by Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière and Development Minister Gerd Müller. The DBwV has been present there for many …

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Leadership of the EUROMIL Delegation of the DBwV

Abstract – In the future, the EUROMIL delegation of the DBwV will be led by Deputy Federal Chairman Captain Andreas Steinmetz. He will participate in the EUROMIL Presidium Meetings. As a member of the EUROMIL Presidium he represents the positions of the DBwV at the EUROMIL Presidium Meetings. The original …

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Interview with Rudolf Schmelzer

Abstract – Deputy Chairman West, Rudolf Schmelzer, is a longtime member of the EUROMIL delegation of the DBwV. In the last weeks, he has arranged appointments with Members of the European Parliament. He exchanged views with inter alia Birgit Collin-Langen, Sabine Verheyen and Elmar Brok (all CDU) as well as …

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Diversity and Inclusion in Security

On 18 February 2018, the President of EUROMIL opened the “Diversity and Inclusion in Security” event which was organised by the association Deutscher.Soldat and partly sponsored by the DBwV, in the margins of the Munich Security Conference in Munich. President Jacob explained that   EUROMIL continuously advocates human rights including equal …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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DBwV-Congress: All eyes on Europe

From a European point of view the timing of the Congress of the German Armed Forces Association (DBwV) could not have been better: Exactly on the same day as the delegates arrived in Berlin, Germany and 22 other EU member states decided on closer military cooperation. During an official ceremony …

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Taking Care of Members in Missions Abroad

Abstract – The German Armed Forces Association (DBwV) has implemented a system of point of contacts in missions abroad. The points of contacts are working on a voluntary basis and help and support members of the association deployed in a mission. Those contact persons are extensively briefed about their rights …

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