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Portuguese Military Associations Denounce Bad Governance And Promise Not To Stand Still

Abstract – On 23 September 2016, three portuguese military associations (ANS, AOFA and AP), all of them full members of EUROMIL, convened a press conference to denounce bad governance and disrespect of the existing laws. The press conference was held in an hotel at the center of Lisbon. The three …

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Preparing for the next step!

Those who thought that the summer 2016 would only be remembered for the beforehand much discussed Olympic Games in Rio lost their bet! Sport events were all-over the news during the past months: The European football championship in France, the Tour de France, the Olympics in Rio and several other …

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Contact with new French Professional Military Associations

On 2 October 2014, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) issued judgements on two cases, namely Matelly vs France and Adefdromil vs France. In both cases a possible violation of article 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) was an essential element. Until that moment French soldiers …

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Success for the German Armed Forces Association

Abstract – The German Bundestag adopted on 10 June 2016 an amendment to the Military Personnel Representation Act, in German the so-called Soldatenbeteiligungsgesetz. The approval of the  parliamentary groups was surprisingly high. The coalition of the governing parties CDU/CSU (conservatives) and SPD (social democrats) is working towards the modernisation of …

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Broschüren und Werbemittel von Kampagnen des Deutschen Bundeswehrverbandes. Schlagkräftige Truppe 2020.
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German Armed Forces 2020 plus

Abstract – In May 2014, the DBwV made a first step by publishing the paper “Powerful German Armed Forces 2020″. Therein, the German Armed Forces Association described the ideal armed forces in 2020: staff, an attractive programme, better equipment and a higher defense budget where items on the agenda. Now …

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President Jacob at General Assembly of N-COACA

The President of EUROMIL, Emmanuel Jacob, was invited by N-COACA to speak at their General Assembly on 7 March 2016. The General Assembly, which took place in Nicosia, was opened by Katerina Markoullidou, the President of N-COACA. Afterwards, President Jacob addressed the assembly, before the Minister of Defence of Cyprus, …

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Father or Soldier?

Abstract – Being a father with a six-year old daughter or being an infantry private, this is the dilemma Marcos García Rodríguez has been facing since a new regulation was introduced a year ago. The Order DEF/253/201 regulates holiday arrangements, permits, and reduction of working hours in the armed forces …

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Attractiveness of the German Armed Forces

Abstract – In May 2015 a law entered into force in Germany which aims at improving social conditions (working time, pension systems etc.) of servicemen and -women and making the army more attractive as an employer. The original text is available hereunder and full details about the law can be …

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Future of the Protection of Social Rights in Europe

EUROMIL participated in the conference on “The Future of the Protection of Social Rights in Europe”, which took place in the framework of the Belgian Presidency of  the Council of Europe on 12-13 February 2015 in Brussels. The conference, which was organised by the Belgian Federal Public Service Social Security …

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