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  • Gender Mainstreaming and Increasing Women’s Representation
  • Guideline document
  • European External Action Service (EEAS)
  • 2017

EEAS Gender and Equal Opportunities Strategy 2018-2023

The document outlines the main aspects of an EEAS strategy on gender and equal opportunities for the period 2018-2023. It elaborates on its priorities, rationale, objectives and suggested actions and means of implementation. It was developed to form the strategic framework for promoting gender equality and equal opportunities for all members, in all functions and at all levels of the EEAS. It can serve as an example for other actors, institutions and organisations looking for inspiration on how to develop frameworks of their own.
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  • National Systems and Frameworks of Secondment
  • Legal document
  • Germany
  • 2017

Act to Revise the Act to Regulate Secondment Support within the Framework of Civilian Crisis Prevention Operations

This text is a translation of the German law text "Act to Revise the Act to Regulate Secondment Support within the Framework of Civilian Crisis Prevention Operations". It first defines what a secondment contract is and then elaborates on secondees' benefits, covering subjects such as their health insurance or travel expenses.
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  • Training Alignment and Leadership Capacity Building
  • EU policy document
  • Council of the European Union
  • 2017

EU Policy on Training for CSDP

This policy 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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  • Training Alignment and Leadership Capacity Building
  • EU policy document
  • Council of the European Union
  • 2017

Implementing Guidelines for the EU Policy on Training for CSDP

This a working document of the European  External  Action  Service  (EEAS) published shortly before the EU Policy on Training for CSDP. The aim of this document is to prepare the implementation of this policy by defining responsibilities, chain of command, workflow, and decision-making processes. 
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  • National Systems and Frameworks of Secondment
  • Training Alignment and Leadership Capacity Building
  • Guideline document
  • Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF)
  • Stabilisation Unit
  • Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA)
  • 2017

Voluntary Guidelines on the Duty of Care to Seconded Civilian Personnel

These voluntary guidelines aim at harmonising an understanding and implementation of, as well as approach to, duty of care. They are designed to serve as a basis for clarification and exchange between seconding and receiving organisations as well as with individual secondees.
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  • Gender Mainstreaming and Increasing Women’s Representation
  • Report
  • EUMM Georgia
  • Georgia
  • European External Action Service (EEAS)
  • 2016

The European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia: Special Annual Report on Gender Mainstreaming (2016)

This report highlights the efforts made by EUMM Georgia in implementing the EU legal framework regarding gender mainstreaming in missions. Based on the analysis of practices, interviews and statistics between January 2015 and June 2016, it pictures the gender mainstreaming situation in the Mission and suggests steps forward to overcome identified challenges.
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  • Gender Mainstreaming and Increasing Women’s Representation
  • Report
  • European External Action Service (EEAS)
  • 2016

Report on the Baseline Study on Integrating Human Rights and Gender into the European Union’s CSDP

The report is a result of a study conducted by the EEAS (Crisis Management and Planning Directorate) aiming towards a more systematic human rights and gender mainstreaming approach in CSDP missions and operations.
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  • Training Alignment and Leadership Capacity Building
  • Gender Mainstreaming and Increasing Women’s Representation
  • Handbook
  • Presentation
  • Sweden
  • Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA)
  • 2016

A Gender Perspective in CSDP: Training Manual

Geared towards trainers, this manual offers several "ready to use" concepts and exercises on the integration of a gender perspective into civilian as well as military CSDP.
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  • Gender Mainstreaming and Increasing Women’s Representation
  • Report
  • EULEX Kosovo
  • EUMM Georgia
  • EUPOL COPPS
  • Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA)
  • 2014

Gender, Peace and Security in the European Union's Field Missions

This report explores how the EU and EU Member States can act more strategically to reinforce gender mainstreaming, make use of gender specific measures, and increase women’s participation in civilian CSDP missions. Based on an in-depth assessment of two long running missions –EUMM Georgia and EUPOL COPPS – and observations from EULEX Kosovo, the authors present an analysis of the situation and recommendations to strengthen ongoing work.
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  • Gender Mainstreaming and Increasing Women’s Representation
  • Report
  • EUPOL COPPS
  • Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA)
  • 2014

Field Assessment: Implementing EU Gender Policy in EUPOL COPPS

The report looks closer at what it means to work with gender mainstreaming and gender specific measures in a CSDP mission, in this case EUPOL COPPS. Its analysis and recommendations are preceded by the presentation of the assessment's methodology, which can be a source of inspiration for gender mainstreaming practitioners.
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