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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. The CoE is constantly expanding the scope of resources and welcomes suggestions for inclusion of specific resources through the upload centre.

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  • National Systems and Frameworks of Secondment
  • Strategic Communication
  • Article
  • Germany
  • German Federal Foreign Office
  • 2021

German Civilian Experts in International Peace Missions (in German)

This is an example of portraying secondees and their activities in the form of a feature with interviews and short descriptions. Although it is in German, it can be used as an inspiration for a communications activity.
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  • Training Alignment and Leadership Capacity Building
  • Workshop report
  • 2021

Workshop Report: Setting Leaders Up to Succeed!

At the Annual EAPTC Conference 2021 the European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management (CoE) conducted the workshop “Setting Leaders Up to Succeed!”, which key take-aways are summed up in this report.
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  • Training Alignment and Leadership Capacity Building
  • Gender Mainstreaming and Increasing Women’s Representation
  • Strategic Context of Civilian CSDP
  • Civil-Military Cooperation / Mini-Concepts
  • Handbook
  • Ministry of Defense of Austria
  • 2021

Handbook on CSDP: The Common Security and Defense Policy of the European Union

The fourth edition of the handbook provides a complete, detailed, and current analysis of the European Union's Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP).  It compiles texts from different experts involved in CSDP and presents its context, goals, stakeholders, and processes.
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  • National Systems and Frameworks of Secondment
  • Training Alignment and Leadership Capacity Building
  • Strategic Context of Civilian CSDP
  • Report
  • Finland
  • Finnish Government
  • 2021

Effective Crisis Management: Recommendations of the Parliamentary Committee on Crisis Management

In March 2020, a parliamentary committee was set up and tasked to make Finland’s crisis management activities more effective and to ensure better use of resources and sufficient participation volumes. The report of the committee is an example of Member State's policy developments and concrete objectives on crisis management.
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  • Strategic Communication
  • Article
  • Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF)
  • 2021

Take back the analysis: Five things you can actually learn about a conflict context from social media

This article outlines five key ways in which social media analysis – both automated and manual – can be a useful tool in understanding a conflict context, including the main narratives and sentiments circulating among social media users, as well as the prevalence and role of mis- and dis-information and hate speech.
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  • Training Alignment and Leadership Capacity Building
  • Gender Mainstreaming and Increasing Women’s Representation
  • Report
  • Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA)
  • Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB)

Gender Equality Training Needs for the EU's Civilian CSDP Missions

The Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA) and the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) were appointed to form the Civilian Coordinator of Training (CCT) on Gender Equality, with the task to analyse the training requirements in the field of gender equality. This concise summary of the Training Requirements Analysis (TRA) helps understanding the aim and methodology of the TRA, contrasts existing training wit EU policy ambitions, and presents recommendations to address identified gaps.
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  • Compact Implementation
  • EU policy document
  • Council of the European Union
  • 2020

2020 Council Conclusions on the Civilian CSDP Compact

In this document, Member States reaffirm, two years after the adoption of the civilian CSDP Compact, their commitment to the Compact and take stock of progress made with regards to its implementation.
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  • Gender Mainstreaming and Increasing Women’s Representation
  • Guideline document
  • European Commission
  • 2020

EU Gender Action Plan (GAP) III

GAP III is an ambitious plan to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment through all external action of the European Union. The Women, Peace and Security agenda is one of GAP III’s key areas.
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  • National Systems and Frameworks of Secondment
  • Policy brief
  • Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
  • 2020

Increasing Member State Contributions to EU Civilian CSDP Missions

The author states the decreasing number of seconded personal for EU civilian CSDP Missions, analyzes the reasons and consequences of this phenomenon and suggests solutions to tackle this issue.
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  • Gender Mainstreaming and Increasing Women’s Representation
  • Data
  • Report
  • 2020

The #SHEcurity Index 2020

Twenty years after the adoption of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, the campaign #SHEcurity was launched in 2020 by MEP Hannah Neumann together with Women in International Security (WIIS), the Munich Security Conference & Southern Voice, the Allbright Foundation, German magazine CFFP and other organisations to raise awareness about the women in the field of peace and security. The campaign collects and analyses data on gender equality in foreign and security policy. Beyond yearly reports, it provides access to the full dataset behind the index.
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