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    • Training
    • Women, Peace and Security

    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 with EU policy ambitions, and presents recommendations to address identified gaps.
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    • Women, Peace and Security

    Women Peace and Security Index

    The third edition of the global Women Peace and Security Index (WPS Index) draws on recognized data sources to measure women’s inclusion, justice, and security in 170 countries. Trends in the WPS Index show that the global advance of women’s status has slowed and disparities have widened across countries. The three lowest ranking countries (Afghanistan, Syria and Yemen) are all affected by armed conflict. This most recent edition of the WPS Index also looks into the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic for women’s inclusion and security. The WPS Index is published by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the Peace Research institute Oslo (PRIO) Centre on Gender, Peace and Security
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    • Civilian CSDP Missions
    • Evaluation

    The European Union Training Mission in Somalia: An Assessment

    This SIPRI Background Paper provides an overview of the European Union Training Mission in Somalia (EUTM Somalia) and assesses its impact on Somalia’s conflict dynamics since it was established in 2010.
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    • National Systems and Frameworks of Secondment

    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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    • Women, Peace and Security

    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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    • Civilian CSDP - JHA Cooperation
    • Women, Peace and Security

    Sectoral Brief: Gender and Security

    This policy brief on Gender and Security was prepared under the gender mainstreaming programme of the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE). It provides a comprehensive and concise overview of the EU’s main internal security priorities which include tackling terrorism and violent extremism, organised crime and cybercrime and highlights some of the main areas of gender inequality in the area.
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    • Training
    • Women, Peace and Security

    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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    • Career Path Development
    • National Systems and Frameworks of Secondment

    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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    • Civilian CSDP Compact

    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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    • Civilian CSDP Compact

    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 2018 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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