CoE Media corner

Articles and interviews covering the work of the Centre of Excellence

Third General Meeting of the members and preferred partners of the CoE

Members and preferred partners of the CoE met virtually to discuss the presented CoE Priorities.


CSDP Women’s Mentoring Programme: Interview with Taina Järvinen and Lena Moll

We talked to Taina Järvinen and Lena Moll, who have conceptualised the CSDP Women's Mentoring Programme, and asked them what the Mentoring Programme is about and why it is so relevant.


Launch of the CSDP Women’s Mentoring Programme 

Today the CoE launched the CSDP Mentoring Programme for Women with a virtual kick-off event.


CoE’s First Anniversary

Today one year ago, on 25 February 2020, the European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management was established in Berlin. It doesn’t feel like a long time ago, but since then a lot has happened.


Flags of the members of the European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management in front of a window

General Meeting of the members of the European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management

The General Meeting took place in form of a virtual encounter, where the CoE team presented its proposed workplan.


The Centre of Excellence at the Annual Review Conference

The Security Policy Directors of the EU Member States and the EU services virtually met for the second Annual Review Conference (ARC) on the Civilian Common Security and Defence Policy Compact. The Centre of Excellence was honoured to participate.


Participants of the Workshop on Increasing Women’s Participation in Civilian Crisis Management Missions at the CoE

Increasing Women’s Participation in Civilian Crisis Management Missions on the 20th anniversary of UN SCR 1325

How to detect and break the existing barriers that hinder women from applying, being selected and deployed to EU civilian crisis management missions? How to ensure that a mission provides an inclusive and enabling work environment where everyone’s potential is recognised regardless of their gender, and harassment is not tolerated? And what is, to this end, the role of the leadership?


State Secretary of the German Federal Foreign Office, Miguel Berger, visites the office of the European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management

State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office Miguel Berger visits the CoE

State Secretary of the German Federal Foreign Office, Miguel Berger, visited the office of the European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management in Berlin.


Portrait of Dr. Volker Jacoby, Founding Director

WELT-SICHTEN - „Leute mit der richtigen Haltung“

Founding Director of the CoE Volker Jacoby explains the reasons why the Centre was created and the main tasks of the CoE in an interview with Welt-Sichten


Flag of the European Union infront of a blue sky

Member States strengthen civilian CSDP: Centre of Excellence opens in Berlin

The European External Action Service welcomes the opening of our Centre.