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    • Civilian CSDP Missions
    • Leadership and Management

    Code of Conduct and Discipline for EU Civilian CSDP Missions

    This code of conduct presents the responsibility and disciplinary steps that are taken in case of misconduct in a civilian CSDP mission. It applies to all personnel of the mission: seconded, contracted, local staff and other persons such as visiting experts.
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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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    • Women, Peace and Security

    Implementation of UNSCRs on Women, Peace and Security in the Context of CSDP Missions and Operation

    The policy document aims at ensuring gender mainstreaming and implementation of UNSCRs on women, peace and security in CSDP missions from their early planning to their conduct, follow-up and evaluation. For each of these stages, a few bullets point explain what to pay attention to.
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    • Women, Peace and Security

    Lessons and Best Practices of Mainstreaming Human Rights and Gender into CSDP Military Operation and Civilian Missions

    This report comprises lessons on gender and human rights mainstreaming drawn from EU civilian and military crisis management missions and operations. Its lessons and recommendations continue to be relevant despite the report being a decade old.
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