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Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic commemorate 30th anniversary

On January 1, the Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic commemorated the 30th anniversary of its establishment. On this occasion, Zuzana Čaputová, President of the Slovak Republic, Commander-in-Chief of the Slovak Armed Forces stated: “In these challenging times, the value of our membership in the North Atlantic Alliance is even more …

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The President of EUROMIL comments on Greece’s draft law for military personnel

In the context of the coordinated actions of EUROMIL’s member association P.FE.AR.F.U, the President of EUROMIL, Mr Emmanuel Jacob, expressed his concerns on a specific article of the draft law entitled “Care for the personnel of the Armed Forces, rationalization of the legislation of the Armed Forces, organization of the …

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Newsletter from the Central Association of Permanent Defence Personnel (CS)

In November, CS held their ordinary congress, where this year both a Chairman and a Vice Chairman were to be elected. After a few years with vice-chairmen elected in the respective defence groups within their units, it was decided at an extraordinary congress this Spring to have a permanently employed …

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News from our German Association, DBwV

The “Yellow Ribbons” campaign The DBwV is giving politicians the opportunity to show members of the Bundeswehr their appreciation as the end of the year approaches. 67 years of the Bundeswehr: Ceremonial pledge on the occasion of the anniversary On November 12, the founding day of the Bundeswehr, young women …

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PFEARFU: To the Council of State for transfers of sensitive social groups

The discussion requested by PFEARFU for the injustices contained in the Ministerial Decision on transfers, regarding the staff of special transferability who belong to sensitive social groups, but also regarding the exclusion of the representatives of the active military from the Boards of Transfers, was annulled, despite the provisions of …

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PFEARFU: European Forum Athens: PFEARFU’s Gender Equality Secretariat

At the European Forum Athens, it was highlighted that the world is only 155 years away from equality between women and men in the armed forces. That is, 1,860 months, 55,800 days, or 1,339,200 hours. This estimate comes from data collected jointly by the European Parliament’s Research Service, UN Women …

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PFEARFU: Military personnel exposure to the dangerous and carcinogenic material asbestos

PFEARFU returns to the -already raised- subject of the exposure of military personnel to the dangerous and carcinogenic material asbestos. Greek Armed Forces personnel (both permanent and conscript personnel) was given the order to work at a facility granted by the Air Force. Α delayed control carried out by a …

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Portuguese associations meeting in Lisbon

Last Friday, the 4th of November, in a meeting in Lisbon, at the office of ANS, with AOFA, AP, ASPP (police trade union) and APG (GNR association), a joint initiative for the 19th of November was decided. Update expected at the 19th of November. In the picture, from left to right: …

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Portugal: State Budget 2023, Military demand “fair pay” and “right to collective bargaining

On the eve of the start of the general debate on the proposed State Budget for 2023, about two hundred military gathered in Terreiro do Paço, in front of the Ministry of Finance, in what they called a “public tribune” to express their dissatisfaction. Professional military associations representing officers, sergeants …

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ANS: Proposal for salary revision for Sergeants presented at the National Defense Commission of the Portuguese Parliament

The President and the three vice-presidents of the ANS Board, respectively, António Lima Coelho, Rogério Graça (Navy), Carlos Colaço (Army) and Norberto Mateus (Air Force) were received on October 26, in an audience at the National Defense Committee of the Assembly of the Republic, for the presentation and defense of …

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