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Denmark increases its defense budget and puts opt-out from European defense to vote

Denmark will vote on its opt-out from EU defense policy on June 1, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said on a press conference on the 6. of March. Denmark won exemptions from some EU policy areas, including the euro currency and defense and security policy, in a 1992 referendum on …

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Climate Change and the Role of the Military

EUROMIL – in cooperation with GMACCC- organized on 25 February an online panel discussion on Climate Change and the Role of the Military. The discussion evolved around EU’s actions towards the ‘greening’ of the military and civil society’s point of view on what should be done next. The president of …

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The Conference on the Future of Europe and the European Defence Integration

On Friday 28 January EUROMIL organized an online panel discussion on the Conference on the Future of Europe (CoFoE) and the European Defence Integration. The panellists discussed about the citizens’ demands for the advancement of the European security and defence cooperation while scrutinizing the upcoming adoption of the Strategic Compass. …

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Judicial Victory for ITAMIL

The Italian Military Trade Union ITAMIL obtained an important judicial victory in defense of one of its leaders who had been transferred from Udine to Rome. The Ministry of Defense had already been convicted in the first instance for anti-union conduct but appealed against the sentence. The result was that …

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Priorities of the French Presidency of the EU Council

On 1 January 2022, France takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The Presidency rotates every 6 months and will be held by France in the first half of 2022. The Presidency’s priorities circulate around three main themes: Europe’s sovereignty Climate, Social and Digital transition Europe …

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NSC: 55 Suicides, 55 People have Decided to Stop Fighting

Nuovo Sindacato Carabinieri (NSC, a Carabinieri Union) organised a meeting wanting to break the silence on the issue of suicide in the Armed and Police Forces. The Conference took place on November 27th in Viareggio at the Hotel Palace and, again, strongly supported by NSC, was moderated by Sara Lucaroni, …

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PFEARFU: Domestic Violence Awareness Campaign for the Military Personnel

PFEARFU started a campaign against domestic violence for the military personnel. Gender-based violence in all its forms, and especially domestic violence, is characterized by a high crime rate, as most forms of domestic violence take place in a context of privacy. At the same time, the culture of tolerance of …

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Europe – Developing Capabilities for a Credible Defence

On 24-25 November 2021 the 20th Congress on European Security and Defence, better known as the Berlin Security Conference (BSC), has been organised. After a digital conference in May 2021, the 20th Conference has been held in-person, however limited in numbers and with an adapted agenda and format. As in …

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EUROMIL welcomes the EU’s Strategic Compass for Security and Defence

EUROMIL welcomes the first draft of the Strategic Compass for security and defence. The Compass is aiming at providing a common strategic vision and guidelines to the Member States to become more able and capable in anticipating threats as hybrid, cyber-attacks and climate change. According to the latest information, the …

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UK: COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact On Veterans

King’s College London conducted a study on “UK veterans’ mental health and well-being before and during the COVID-19 pandemic”, which was published by BMJ. The study aims to understand the impact that the pandemic had on the veterans’ mental health, alcohol use and loneliness. To begin with, despite the uncertainty …

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