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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 …

Spain: Freedom of Expression and Neutrality of Military Personnel

The Supreme Court (military chamber) has recently issued a resolution that annuls the disciplinary sanction of a soldier in Spain for making use of his right to freedom of expression (protected at Constitution and limited to military by law in certain circumstances) regarding a personal opinion over Franco’s dictatorship. The …

Denmark: Women Speak about Abusive Behaviours in the Armed Forces

In Denmark, through the program “Operation X”, current and former women in the defense forces come forward and talk about their experiences with abusive behavior and the subsequent treatment of the incidents. The Chairman of CS, Jesper K. Hansen, expressed his great respect for the women who took part in …

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 …

PFEARFU: No to the Unequal Reimbursement of Health Care Expenses for the Military

The Panhellenic Federation of Armed Forces Unions (PFEARFU) taking into account a relevant document of the Military Union of the Regional Unit of Achaia, returns to its standing request for the modification of the compensation procedure for the personnel of the Armed Forces regarding the health care costs of both …

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 …

Defending Essential Workers’ Trade Union Rights: Report Submitted to Council of Europe

On Friday, 1 July the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU), the European Confederation of Police (EuroCOP) and the European Organisation of Military Associations and Trade Unions (EUROMIL) submitted a report on violations of trade union rights to the Council of Europe’s European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR). Together …

EUROMIL welcomes NATO’s 2022 Strategic Concept

NATO’s new Strategic Concept reaffirms NATO’s values and purpose, and provides an overview of how the Alliance will deal with today’s turbulent geopolitical environment. The Russian Federation, after its unjustified aggression against Ukraine, poses the biggest and more direct threat to the Euro-Atlantic area, while China, terrorism, non-proliferation, climate change …

Cheap Labour? Irish Defence Forces on Standby at Dublin Airport

Based on information from its Irish affiliates, EUROMIL understands that the Irish Government has supported a request from the Minister for Transport, Mr. Eamon Ryan, T.D. for members of the Defence Forces to undergo training and be on stand-by to assist the DAA with the provision of aviation security duties …

Priorities of the Czech Presidency of the EU Council

On 1st July the Czech Republic takes over the Presidency of the EU Council. The six-month Czech Presidency follows France, and will be followed by Sweden from 1 January till 30 June 2023. Those three states together form the presidency trio and have created a joint programme of their presidencies. …

Italy: Military Leaders Responsible for Asbestos Related Deaths of Six Soldiers

A Court of Appeal in Venice, Italy has imposed custodial sentences on four former admirals in the Italian armed forces who were found guilty of failing to protect the health of workers exposed to asbestos fibres on Naval ships. The workers in question were six soldiers in the Italian armed …

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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