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    • Civilian CSDP Compact
    • Strategic Context of Civilian CSDP

    Civilian Capabilities Development Plan

    The Civilian Capabilities Development Plan (CCDP) identifies needed capabilities and capacities to strengthen civilian CSDP and makes suggestions for their development by EU member states. It was published two months before the first Civilian CSDP Compact was signed in 2018.
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    • Strategic Context of Civilian CSDP

    Belgian Civilian Crisis Management Strategy

    The strategy, approved in 2017, refers to the Belgian vision, priorities, and ambition to contribute to the efforts of the international community to prevent or deal with foreign crises by means of non-military actions.
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    • Civil-Military Cooperation
    • Strategic Context of Civilian CSDP

    Implementation Plan on Security and Defence

    The implementation plan on security and defence follows the EU’s Global Strategy (EUGS). It defines a “level of ambition” in order to reach the established objectives of responding to external conflicts and crises, building the capacities of partners, and protecting the EU and its citizens.
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    • Strategic Context of Civilian CSDP

    Council conclusions on the Global Strategy on the European Union's Foreign and Security Policy

    In these Council conclusions, the EU MS reaffirm their endorsement of the European Union’s Global Strategy (EUGS). The Council underlines Member States' ownership and involvement throughout the process.
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    • Strategic Context of Civilian CSDP

    Elements for an EU-wide Strategic Framework to Support Security Sector Reform

    This document aims at guiding the identification, planning and implementation of all EU Security Sector Reform (SSR) related external action. The overall goal is to support partner countries’ efforts to ensure 1) security for individuals and the state; and 2) the legitimacy, good governance, integrity and sustainability of the security sector of partner countries.
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    • Strategic Context of Civilian CSDP

    A Global Strategy for the European Union’s Foreign and Security Policy

    The 2016 Global Strategy (EUGS) is the strategic framework guiding the EU’s foreign and security policy. It replaced the 2003 European Security Strategy. All key CFSP and CSDP documents since 2016, including the Civilian CSDP Compact, draw on the Global Strategy and the five priorities it outlines for the EU's external action.
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    • Strategic Context of Civilian CSDP

    The EU’s Policy Framework on Support to Transitional Justice

    This document is the first strategy to develop and implement an EU policy on Transitional Justice. Its objective is to provide a framework for EU support to transitional justice mechanisms and processes and to enhance the EU’s ability to play a more active and consistent role.
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