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  • Gender Mainstreaming and Increasing Women’s Representation
  • Handbook
  • UN Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (UN DPPA)
  • 2020

Practical Guidance for Gender-Sensitive Conflict Analysis

This two-page document presents practical guidance to analyse conflicts with a gender lens. Conflict analysis provides a basis for Member States to decide which EU foreign and security policy instruments to use and is part of CSDP mission planning and strategic review processes.
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  • Strategic Context of Civilian CSDP
  • Technology and Research, Development, Innovation
  • Report
  • European Commission
  • 2020

Communication from the Commission on the EU Security Union Strategy

This document issued by the Commission in 2020 pictures the changing security threats and calls for an EU coordinated response. It presents 4 strategic priorities and key-actions for each of them.
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  • National Systems and Frameworks of Secondment
  • Policy brief
  • German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)
  • 2020

Exploring EU Member States’ Good Practices: Incentives for More Secondment into Civilian CSDP Missions

This policy brief by the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) discusses the declining number of personnel seconded by Member States to civilian CSDP missions. It posits that the key to reversing this trend is addressing obstacles at the national level that hinder the recruitment and deployment of civilian experts with specialised profiles.
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  • Training Alignment and Leadership Capacity Building
  • Gender Mainstreaming and Increasing Women’s Representation
  • Report
  • European External Action Service (EEAS)
  • 2020

Human Resources Report 2019

This is the annual Human Resources Report of the European External Action Service (EEAS) for the year 2019. It provides an overview of the main administrative and policy developments as regards human resources as well as detailed statistics on the EEAS staff distribution by different categories.
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  • Compact Implementation
  • EU policy document
  • Council of the European Union
  • 2019

2019 Council Conclusions on the Civilian CSDP Compact

In this document, Member States reaffirm, one year 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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  • Compact Implementation
  • Policy brief
  • Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
  • 2019

Towards a More Capable European Union Civilian CSDP

This policy brief by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) outlines challenges facing civilian CSDP missions and recommends ways forward for the European External Action Service (EEAS) and Member States that would help address these issues.
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  • Compact Implementation
  • Policy brief
  • German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)
  • 2019

The First Year of the Compact - How the Review Process Can Make Civilian CSDP More Capable

This policy brief by the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) details the benefits of the civilian CSDP Compact's review process: it highlights that political will is indispensable and formulates recommendations on how to design the review process.
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  • Gender Mainstreaming and Increasing Women’s Representation
  • EU policy document
  • European External Action Service (EEAS)
  • 2019

EU Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) 2019-2024

This document is a working document of the EEAS for the 2019-2024 Action plan on Women, Peace and Security (WPS). It intends to turn into actions the council conclusions on the WPS Agenda.
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  • Training Alignment and Leadership Capacity Building
  • EU policy document
  • Council of the European Union
  • 2019

EUCTG Strategic Guidance on CSDP Civilian Training

This note clarifies priorities for the training of professionals directly involved in the CSDP whether in national capitals, missions, operations, or in Brussels.
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  • Compact Implementation
  • Policy brief
  • German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)
  • 2019

The Compact Roadmap: Towards a New Level of Professionalization in Civilian CSDP

This policy brief by the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) argues that for the political momentum behind the civilian CSDP Compact not to be lost, tangible results must be produced early on. The brief outlines key milestones that Member States and the EU should achieve until fall 2019 and until summer 2023 respectively.
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