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2022: A year of European Defence

EUROMIL co-organized with Egmont- the Royal Institute for International Relations, an expert discussion on 2022, a year of European defence. This seminar aims to critically assess the EU’s achievements in the field of defence over the past year, to recommend ways forward, and to analyse what the implications are for …

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EUROMIL at the 21st Berlin Security Conference

The Berlin Security Conference took place on 30 November and 01 December, this year’s topic focused on Europe and NATO, directions for action. EUROMIL participated as logo partner.  As it was the first Security Conference that took place after Russia’s unjustified aggression against Ukraine, the discussions focused on Western support …

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68th Annual Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly – Madrid

From 18 to 21 November 2022 the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) gathered for its 68th Annual Session in Madrid, Spain. In June 2022, Madrid hosted NATO’s transformative Summit and adopted, among others, the Strategic Concept. Just some months later, the Cortes Generales hosted the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s Annual Session …

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ICOAF14 meeting in Oslo

The 14th International Conference of Ombuds Institutions for the Armed Forces (14ICOAF) was held in Oslo (Norway) on 3-4 October 2022.  The meeting was co-hosted by the Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance (DCAF) and the Parliamentary Ombud’s Committee for the Norwegian Armed Forces. This year’s 14ICOAF explored the role …

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Euromil News

ILO – Technical meeting on the protection of whistle-blowers in the public service sector

Mr Emmanuel Jacob, EUROMIL’s President, took part in a week-long technical meeting hosted by the International Labour Organisation (ILO). The meeting, which was held in Geneva from 26 to 30 September 2022, concerned the protection of whistle-blowers in the public service sector and had a positive conclusion.   The focus …

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Defending Essential Workers’ Trade Union Rights: Final Conference

On Thursday 22 September 2022, EUROMIL, EPSU and EuroCOP held the final conference as part of the project on Strengthening and Defending Trade Union Rights in the Public Sector in Skopje, North Macedonia. The conference was the final event of a two-year, European Commission-funded project that has been investigating the …

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Euromil News

The President of EUROMIL meets the Minister of Defence of North Macedonia

The Minister of Defence of North Macedonia, Ms. Slavjanka Petrovska met with the President of EUROMIL, Mr Emmanuel Jacob, where they discussed a key issue in defence – the improvement of the standard and working conditions of the members of the Armed Forces. The Minister of Defence Ms. Slavjanka Petrovska …

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Euromil News

13 September 1972-2022: EUROMIL celebrates its 50 year anniversary

On 13 September 1972, EUROMIL was founded in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, by professional military associations from Belgium, Denmark,  Italy, the Netherlands and the Federal Republic of Germany. 50 years later, current and former members of EUROMIL gathered in Bergisch Gladbach to celebrate the 50 years anniversary. Almost 100 people participated …

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50 years of EUROMIL – Interview with the President Emmanuel Jacob and Vice-President Jörg Greiffendorf

These articles are part of EUROMIL’s fiftieth anniversary commemorations. The original article was written by DBwV in German. You can read it here. “We also need a turning point at European level” “In 1972 the day had come: all the soldiers of Europe should speak with one voice. EUROMIL is established. …

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My memories of EUROMIL

These articles are part of EUROMIL’s fiftieth anniversary commemorations. The original article was written by Bernhard Gertz in German. You can read it here. The honorary chairman of the DBwV, Col (Ret) Bernhard Gertz, was vice-President for 18 years and also the acting President of EUROMIL for a few months. Today, …

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