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EUROMIL Lodges A Complaint Against Portugal

On 11 May 2021, EUROMIL, in support of its Portuguese member associations, namely the “National Sergeants Associations” (ANS), the “Association of the Officers of the Armed Forces” (AOFA) and the “Association of Enlisted” (AP), launched a complaint against Portugal at the European Committee of Social Rights for violating Articles 5 …

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News from Germany!

EUROMIL member association DBwV shares the latest news from Germany. Update on the Afghanistan Mandate On Thursday, 25 March 2021 the German Parliament adopted the German government’s motion of the extension of the foreign mission of the armed forces to Afghanistan with 432 votes in favour and 176 No votes. It …

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ANS Hold Elections

The presidents of the three bodies: António Lima Coelho, president of the Board; Luís Bugalhão, president of the General Assembly; Mário Pereira, president of the Fiscal Council. Following the electoral act of January 30, the leaders who will lead the destinies of ANS – National Association of Sergeants, during the …

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Priorities of the Portuguese EU Council Presidency

On 1 January 2021, Portugal takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the 4th time. The Presidency rotates every 6 months and will be held by Portugal in the first half of 2021. To ensure coherency, three Presidencies are grouped together – Portugal shares the …

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2020 Annus Horribilis?

Traditionally, at the end of the year, we look back at the past 12 months and try to look ahead to what the new year might have in store for us. At the end of 2019, we did so in an article entitled “More of the same in 2020?”. No …

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Portuguese Ministry of Defence Rules Out Trade Union Rights of Military Associations

Abstract – The military professional associations in Portugal (ANS, AOFA, AP) members of EUROMIL, promoted several events and debates concerning the trade union rights for military, following decisions made public by the European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR). In these events were present different participants and guests including members of …

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Iberian Meeting on Military Rights

The University of Évora (Portugal), with the participation of military associations from Portugal and Spain, promoted a debate on the social rights of citizens in uniform. The Interdisciplinary Center of Social Sciences of the University of Évora (CICS.NOVA.UÉvora) promoted Friday, 19 July 2019, in Évora, the 1st Iberian Meeting – Armed …

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Call of Portuguese Associations

Abstract – Six associations representing the Armed Forces, the Republican National Guard (GNR) and the Maritime Police called for the intervention of the President of the Republic to “restore justice” by promoting a “complete restoration” of service time after thawing of careers. Meeting in plenary on 15 April 2019, in …

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New Board of ANS (Portugal) Took Office

Abstract – On 9 March 2019, the new Board of ANS (one of EUROMIL’s Portuguese member associations) took office. In front of dozens of institutional guests and dozens of ANS members and friends, the “Casa do Alentejo”, home to so many and memorable occasions, the members elected on 2 February …

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EUROMIL Board Meets in Lisbon and Portuguese Associations Debate Trade Union Rights

Abstract – In the middle of the four-year term, the Board of EUROMIL, held an extraordinary meeting in Lisbon on 21 February to review the past two years and to prospect the two years period until the Congress, scheduled for October 2020, when elections will take place for the next …

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