Events

Civilian CSDP Summer Forum

EU Member States, with the participation of the European External Action Service (EEAS), discussed a Level of Ambition for civilian CSDP at the “Civilian CSDP Summer Forum” that was co-organised by the CoE and the German Federal Foreign Office on 17 June.

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Fifth General Meeting of the CoE

On 10 May, CoE members and preferred partners (EEAS and NATO IS) and the CoE team met virtually for the fifth General Meeting of the CoE to review the Centre’s 2021 activities, and to discuss its current and future activities.

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CoE Workshop: National coordination for Calls for Contributions (CfCs)

Responding timely and with eligible candidates to Calls for Contributions (CfCs) to second personnel to a civilian CSDP mission is a challenge that many EU Member States share. The CoE organised a workshop where participants discussed their respective systems regarding the coordination for CfCs. 

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Launch new CSDP Mentoring Programme for Women

The programme has been developed for international staff – for women, but also men - in civilian CSDP missions by the CoE in cooperation with the Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) of the European External Action Service (EEAS).

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Second CoE Workshop on Strengthening CSDP-JHA Cooperation

The CoE seeks to contribute to the strengthening of cooperation between civilian CSDP and Justice and Home Affairs (JHA). To this end, it is conducting a series of three workshops. The second one took place on 6 December 2021.

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

CoE Members and preferred partners (EEAS and NATO IS) met virtually to discuss the CoE priorities and shape the work of the Centre for the coming months. CoE Director Volker Jacoby reported on the Centre’s activities in the 11 identified priorities over the last six months.

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Closing Event of the CSDP Women’s Mentoring Programme

The first mentoring programme for women in CSDP Missions was completed with a closing workshop that brought together mentors and mentees to reflect on their experiences during the seven-month pilot programme. 

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CoE Workshop: Pre-Mission Training Augmentation

The CoE workshop on augmenting pre-mission training brought together key stakeholders for constructive discussions regarding how to increase the number of adequately prepared new CSDP mission personnel.

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CoE Workshop: Frameworks for secondments of Experts outside Public Service (EoPS)

The workshop provided a platform for EU Member States to exchange information and views on their respective national approaches to optimise setups for the secondment of personnel outside the public service to civilian CSDP missions.

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CoE Workshop: 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.

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