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EU-NATO 3rd Joint Declaration: Interview with EUROMIL’s President, Emmanuel Jacob

Mr Jacob, you are the president of EUROMIL, the European Organisation of Military Associations and Trade Unions. Being an expert for security and defence topics, we are sure you have been looking forward to the recent joint declaration on NATO-EU cooperation. Are you satisfied with the results? Have some aspects …

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An overview of the year’s developments in EU defence, and the participation of EUROMIL’s President at EMI European Chats

On 12 December 2022, the President of EUROMIL, Emmanuel Jacob, participated at the European Movement International (EMI) European Chats, to discuss current geopolitical issues, as the war in Ukraine, the strengthening of the EU common, security and defence policy (CSDP), climate change and the Conference on the Future of Europe …

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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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“Threat Multiplier” and Innovation Engine – EUROMIL reacts to the challenges posed by climate change

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 the new Strategic Concept adopted at the NATO summit in Madrid on June 29, 2022, the defense alliance recognizes climate change as a “decisive challenge of our …

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Strategic Compass: the Future for European Defence and integrated Armed Forces?

Strategic Compass: the Future for European Defence and integrated Armed Forces? The Strategic Compass[1] represents a roadmap that will guide the EU through challenges and threats for the years to come, and towards a stronger and more integrated Europe of Defence, able to act autonomously when needed and with partners …

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How EUROMIL Overcame the ‘Iron Curtain’

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. The European Organisation of Military Associations (EUROMIL), in the context of the collapsing Warsaw Pact, assisted soldiers in organising  themselves against the resistance for social and political …

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

These articles are part of EUROMIL’s fiftieth anniversary commemorations. The original article was written by Michael Rudloff in German.  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 …

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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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