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    • Research, Development, Innovation and Technology
    • Strategic Context of Civilian CSDP

    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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    • Civilian CSDP Compact

    2019 Council Conclusions on the 2018 Civilian CSDP Compact

    In this document, Member States reaffirm, one year after the adoption of the 2018 civilian CSDP Compact, their commitment to the Compact and take stock of progress made with regards to its implementation.
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    • Civilian CSDP Missions

    Concept of the Use of "Specialised Teams" in Civilian CSDP Missions

    The 2018 Civilian CSDP Compact establishes Specialised Teams as an additional tool to reinforce Civilian CSDP Missions and enable them to adapt to new challenges. This concept indicates their use and details how Specialised Teams are set up from initiation and composition to administration and costs.
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    • Women, Peace and Security

    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

    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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    • Civilian CSDP Compact

    Joint Action Plan Implementing the Civilian CSDP Compact

    The Joint Action Plan (JAP) serves to support the implementation of the 2018 Civilian CSDP Compact on the EU level, by the European External Action Service (EEAS) and Commission services. As such, the JAP is complementary to the Member States’ National Implementation Plans (NIPs).
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    • Women, Peace and Security

    EU Strategic Approach to Women, Peace and Security (WPS)

    In the Council Conclusions on WPS, the Council recalls the commitments of the European Union and its Member States to the full implementation of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda and welcomes the EU Strategic Approach to Women, Peace and Security (WPS) as key guiding document.
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    • Civilian CSDP Compact

    2018 Civilian CSDP Compact

    The first Civilian CSDP Compact is a key strategic document aiming to strengthen the civilian dimension of the CSDP. It was signed by EU Member States in 2018 and encompasses 22 political commitments that seek to render civilian CSDP a) more capable; b) more effective, flexible and responsive; and c) more joined up.
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    • Women, Peace and Security

    Civilian Operations Commander Operational Guidelines for Mission Management and Staff on Gender Mainstreaming

    These guidelines aim to operationalise political commitments regarding gender mainstreaming in missions. Designed for CSDP civilian missions management and staff, they focus on integrating the gender dimension into the daily work of the missions.
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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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