CoE Media corner

Articles and interviews covering the work of the Centre of Excellence

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.


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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).


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Quantum Leap for European Work Toward Peace

Member of the German Bundestag/Bündnis 90/Die Grünen parliamentary group / Spokesperson for Civil Crisis Prevention


Branded Opening Ribbon of the European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas cuts the Ribbon at the CoE

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas officially inaugurated our office on 15 September 2020.


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FES CONNECT - A new centre in Berlin to support EU-level civilian crisis management

Founding Director of the Centre of Excellence, Volker Jacoby, was interviewed by Konstantin Bärwaldt for the English language version newsletter of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung - FES Connect -. The article is part of the FES Connect September Issue, dedicated to "Shaping peace together".