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‘Strengthening & Defending Trade Union Rights in the Public Sector’ – First regional meeting in EPSU, EUROMIL & EuroCOP joint project

The first regional meeting of the EPSU, EUROMIL and EuroCOP project on strengthening and defending trade union rights in the public sector took place on 14 and 15 September 2021. The meeting assessed the current state of play, in particular regarding the transposition of the Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions …

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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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Soldiers Who Fought In Afghanistan Are Now Experiencing Mental Health Issues!

Since the withdrawal of the U.S and NATO forces from Afghanistan the situation is deteriorating; the Taliban are spreading fear in the country, the security of the Afghan people and especially the rights of women and girls are threatened, and the recent ISIS attacks prove the resurgence of terrorism. But, …

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Transposition of the Whistleblower Protection Directive: Experiences from Greece

Whistleblowers play a democratic role in our society by reporting or disclosing information on a threat or harm to the public interest in the context of their work-based relationship, whether in the public or private sector. Protecting them is a matter of fundamental rights because it is based on freedom …

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EuroISME Student Prize Open for Submissions

The International Society for Military Ethics (EuroISME) have opened up submissions for the 2022 edition of the student competition for the best European thesis on military ethics. EuroISME is a forum for the analysis, development and sharing of best practice in the areas of professional military ethics, across and beyond …

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Climate Change and Military Activities

Conflict and Environment Observatory (CEOBS) published on 16 June the article “The military’s contribution to climate change” with the aim of analysing how military activities contribute to Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. To begin with, energy use at military bases and fuel use from the operation of military equipment, such as …

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Priorities Of The Slovenian EU Council Presidency

On 1 July 2021, Slovenia takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the 2nd time. The Presidency rotates every 6 months and will be held by Slovenia in the second half of 2021. To ensure coherency, three Presidencies are grouped together – Slovenia shares the …

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‘Leave No One Behind’ – Afghan LCEs Must Be Protected

Photo: NATO On 11 September 2021, NATO’s full withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan is expected to be completed. NATO’s mission in Afghanistan is one of the largest international coalitions in history and NATO countries have been unified in both their combat and non-combat missions. Despite this, there has been a …

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Trade Union Rights for Public Sector Workers: Joint Project Launch

This joint project is kindly supported by the European Commission. On 25 and 26 May 2021, EUROMIL participated in launching its joint project with EPSU and EuroCOP on ‘Strengthening and Defending Trade Union Rights in the Public Sector.’ The joint project intends to assess current legislative frameworks across the EU …

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Military Trade Unionism in Italy: Murder or Suicide?

Let’s try to get the picture of what follows without going into details. What is it about? In 2017, the Italian forestry corps was integrated into the Carabinieri and therefore placed under military status. Consequently, members of the forestry corps lost the right to form and join trade unions. As …

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