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For an Integrated Defence System in Europe

Abstract – After the French-British summit of Saint-Malo created new military structures of the European Union in December 1998, there were not many updates of European defence structures. At the summit, Mr. Jacques Chirac and Mr. Tony Blair marked the beginning of a policy of security and defence within the …

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Euromil News

10 Recommendations of the Security Jam 2016

The Security Jam 2016 was an online brainstorm, organised by Friends of Europe, which from April 25-28 gathered thousands of experts on security, development and human rights from around the world. The 48 VIPs and close to 2500 participants from 131 countries discussed topics such as fighting terrorism and transnational …

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Euromil News

2016 – Still Young but Already Promising

Although we are still at the beginning of 2016, it looks already promising. Important steps towards the creation of united European armed forces At European level, the Dutch Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the first semester 2016 had a promising start. After only one month, on …

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Euromil News

France invoked “mutual defence clause” for the first time in EU history

For the first time, defence ministers of the 28 member states of the European Union unanimously decided, at their meeting on 17 November 2015, to activate the “mutual defence clause” of the Lisbon Treaty. After the terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November 2015, France had invoked article 42.7 of …

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Euromil News

Input from EUROMIL and CESI in Preparation of the European Council Meeting of June 2015 on Security and Defence

“New threats, new challenges, new commitments!” Input from EUROMIL and CESI in Preparation of the European Council Meeting of June 2015 on Security and Defence. Please click here to read the document

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Euromil News

The pieces are there, Europe needs to bring them together!

The pieces are there, Europe needs to bring them together! Some days ago the General Affairs Council discussed the draft agenda of the European Council that will take place on 25-26 June 2015. The European Council will discuss “Security challenges”, i.e. the review of the 2003 European Security Strategy, a …

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