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Articles and interviews covering the work of the Centre of Excellence

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.


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


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

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


Dr. Volker Jacoby, Founding Director giving a speach at the opening of the European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management at the Federal Foreign Office

Opening of the European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management

The European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management (CoE) opens its doors on 17 September in Berlin. International partners will work together to defuse conflicts through civilian means.


The team of the European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management at it's opening at the Federal Foreign Office

Official Opening of the European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management (CoE)

The European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management (CoE) officially opened its doors on 17 September 2020.


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MINISTRY FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF FINLAND - European Centre of Excellence or Civilian Crisis Management opened in Berlin

The official opening of the European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management took place in Berlin today. Johanna Sumuvuori, State Secretary for Political Affairs at the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, participated in the opening, which was hosted by Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany Heiko Maas. The purpose of the Centre of Excellence is to help find solutions to international conflicts through civilian means.


Flag of Romania

Launch of the European Centre of Excellence dedicated to civilian crisis management - Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania welcomes the launch of the European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management (CoE).