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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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Climate Emergency: Bulgarian Armed Forces Response

The Bulgarian Armed Forces perform tasks related to the maintenance of readiness and preparedness and performing humanitarian assistance and rescue activities. Based on these tasks, military personnel of the Bulgarian Land Forces and Air Forces provide support in extinguishing the wildfires which have recently occurred in difficult-to-reach areas in the …

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Climate Emergency: Climate Challenges and the Danish Defense

The Danish emergency preparedness is built around the Danish Emergency Management Agency, the Home Guard, the police and the military. (The Home Guard and the Danish Emergency Management Agency belong to the Ministry of Defence’s area of ​​responsibility). For instance, soldiers from local barracks have helped in floods by supplying …

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Climate Emergency: Deployment of Belgian Military During Flooding

During the night of 14  July, the water level of the River Meuse in the southern part of Belgium and its tributaries rose rapidly. Many inhabitants spoke of a tsunami. Residents of a dozen or so municipalities were taken by surprise and fled in a hurry. Others were stuck in …

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‘Stati Generali’ of Military Trade Unions: Equal Rights for All Italians

On 13 and 14 July 2021, 18 Italian military associations joined in Rome for the first ever high-level meeting of Military Trade Unions, organised by EUROMIL’s member association ASSODIPRO. In his speech, Emmanuel Jacob, the President of EUROMIL, underlined the importance of implementing trade union rights in the Italian armed …

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Portuguese Professional Military Associations Remember 1974 Revolution

Each year, on 25 April, the Portuguese Professional Military Associations commemorate the revolution from 25 April 1974. It was the military hand in hand with the people of Portugal that ended the decades long dictatorship. Como é tradição, as Associações Profissionais de Militares (APM), desfilaram na Avenida da Liberdade por …

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The Consequences of Inadequate Cyber Defence

Stock Photo: Simon Elbeck / Forsvarsgalleriet EUROMIL’s Danish member association, HKKF, published an article on the consequences of states having inadequate cyber defence structures in place. The article highlights the risks to national security as essential infrastructures within states are vulnerable to well executed cyber attacks where there is no …

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News From Germany

Cornerstones for the Bundeswehr of the Future The document “Cornerstones for the Bundeswehr of the Future”, presented in Berlin on Tuesday, May 18, by Federal Minister of Defence Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer in the presence of Inspector General Eberhard Zorn and the inspectors of the Army, Air Force, Navy, Armed Forces Base …

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News From Greece

Justice for Healthcare Staff PFEARFU welcomes the response of the Ministries of Finance, National Defense and Health to the Federation’s relevant proposals for the inclusion of the staff of the Military Hospitals of the Army Share Fund Nursing Institution (NIMITZ) and the 251 General Aviation Hospital in the beneficiaries’ category, …

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News From Denmark

Photo: Chairman of the Central Association of Permanent Defence Personnel (CS), Denmark, Jesper K. Hansen (right) with a union representative during an demonstration in connection with the collective agreements negotiations in 2018.  Uniforms During a demonstration against Corona-related restrictions in two of Denmark’s largest cities; Copenhagen and Aalborg, some of …

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