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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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    • Civilian CSDP Missions
    • Leadership and Management

    Upgraded Generic Standards of Behaviour for CSDP Missions and Operations

    This document revises and replaces the Generic Standards of Behaviour for ESDP Operations (2005). It addresses i.a. professional integrity, sexual and gender-based discrimination, harassment, and abuse, corruption, and discretion in handling information. The standards apply to both civilian and military CSDP missions and operations’ personnel and are coherent with comparable standards, especially those of the UN.
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    • Women, Peace and Security

    Study: Women in CSDP Missions

    The study, published by the Directorate-General for external policies and requested by the European Parliament's Subcommittee on Security and Defence (SEDE), looks into the policies and issues at the EEAS and in Member States that either support or hinder women’s participation in CSDP missions.
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    • Women, Peace and Security

    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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    • Training

    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

    Implementing Guidelines for the EU Policy on Training for CSDP (2017)

    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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    • Civilian CSDP Missions
    • Women, Peace and Security

    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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    • 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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    • Women, Peace and Security

    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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