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The Knowledge Hub is your comprehensive pool of publicly available resources on civilian crisis management. It offers policy and research papers, analyses, reports, recommendations as well as media files and links to relevant other websites or platforms.

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About the CoE

The European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management (CoE) is a member-based association located in Berlin. It was established in February 2020 following an invitation to all European Union (EU) Member States by the German Federal Foreign Office. It operates with a focus on enhancing capabilities to strengthen civilian crisis management in the framework of the EU’s Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP).

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European Civilian Crisis Management

Civilian crisis management is a central element of the EU Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), which in turn is part of the EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP). The CSDP is an important instrument supporting the EU’s role as a global security provider. Currently, the EU maintains eleven civilian missions in countries including Georgia, Iraq, Mali, Somalia, and the Central African Republic. Read more to learn about how civilian CSDP missions contribute to increasing stability in Europe and beyond.

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CoE Workshop: Frameworks for secondments of Experts outside Public Service (EoPS)

The workshop provided a platform for EU Member States to exchange information and views on their respective national approaches to optimise setups for the secondment of personnel outside the public service to civilian CSDP missions.

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First Anniversary of the CoE’s Official Opening

The European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management is celebrating the first anniversary of its official opening in Berlin one year ago today, on 17 September 2020!

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Finnish Ambassador Anne Sipiläinen visits the CoE

The CoE team and Director Volker Jacoby warmly welcomed the Ambassador to the Berlin office space and gave her an overview of the Centre's work and priorities.

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