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The Long Fight for the Right of Association of Soldiers in Europe

Since it was founded, EUROMIL has campaigned within the European institutions for the rights of European citizens in uniform. With the founding of the umbrella organisation EUROMIL, the participating soldiers’ associations pursued the central goal of enabling soldiers in all European democracies to make their voices heard through their own …

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EUROMIL Holds 125th General Assembly Meeting in Slovakia

On 29 April 2022, EUROMIL held its 125th General Assembly meeting in Trenčín, Slovakia, hosted by member association ZVSR. EUROMIL President Emmanuel Jacob opened the conference by welcoming members and reiterating the organisation’s mandate to achieve better social rights for all workers, in particular military personnel. In his opening speech, …

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The Longest Journey Begins With a First Step

These articles are part of EUROMIL’s fiftieth anniversary commemorations. The original article was written by Michael Rudloff in German. You can read it here. In a small town on the Moselle, the official foundation of the European Organisation of Military Associations was prepared. Hatzenport is a small municipality on the …

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Fiftieth Anniversary of EUROMIL

Photo: Christian Sorensen with Heinz Volland in 1973. EUROMIL was founded on 13 September 1972 in Bergsch-Glabbach, Germany. Our German Member Assocation, DBwV, published an article in their magazine by Michael Rudloff, reminding us of the events of EUROMIL’s establishment. The original article can be read here in German and …

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Looking Back on the Recent Past!

Looking back on 2021, it cannot be denied that the pandemic, just like it did in 2020, took a lot out of all of us. COVID-19 has demanded a lot from society in general, but over the past period the pandemic has, in addition to the numerous health workers in …

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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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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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We Have a Problem – But We Can Be Part of the Solution!

Photo: DBwV In recent weeks, several European countries and regions have been wrecked by apocalyptic floods and forest fires. Once again, we are painfully confronted with the destructive effects of climate change. There is no longer any doubt that these situations will occur more and more often. In 2019, the …

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EUROMIL held its 123rd Presidium Meeting and 6th Congress

Delegates elect a new Board and discuss racism and far-right extremism at the 123rd Presidium Meeting and 6th Congress of EUROMIL. On 22-23 April 2021, over 60 delegates from EUROMIL member associations across Europe participated in the 123rd Presidium Meeting and 6th Congress of EUROMIL. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, …

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Stop the Irresponsible Violence!

Let me from the outset make clear that what follows is my personal opinion which is written in my capacity as a committed citizen and as a defender of human rights, fundamental freedoms and their key values. What follows is not a EUROMIL position on which we formally or internally …

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