CoE Media corner

Articles and interviews covering the work of the Centre of Excellence

First Anniversary of the CoE’s Official Opening

The European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management is celebrating the first anniversary of its official opening in Berlin one year ago today, on 17 September 2020!


Finnish Ambassador Anne Sipiläinen visits the CoE

The CoE team and Director Volker Jacoby warmly welcomed the Ambassador to the Berlin office space and gave her an overview of the Centre's work and priorities. 


Workshop on Strengthening CSDP-JHA Cooperation

Making civilian CSDP more joined up is one of the core aims of the commitments set in the Civilian CSDP Compact to strengthen European civilian crisis management.


CoE Workshop: Legal, Regulatory and Budgetary Frameworks of Secondment

The workshop took place on 4 June 2021 and brought together 47 particpants from 19 EU Member States which engaged in inspiring discussions around their frameworks of secondment for civilian CSDP missions.


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.