Articles with tag : defence-policy

Meeting of TC Defence: Consider the human factor when framing a European Defence Union!

On June 5th, the yearly meeting of CESI´s Trade Council Defence took place, uniting those trade unions from CESI which represent military and civilian staff within the armed forces.

European Parliament holds hearing on worker rights for soldiers

Yesterday, the European Parliament's Security and Defence Committee held a public hearing on improved worker rights of soldiers in Europe. The hearing came at a timely moment, with the implementation of the European Defence Union advancing swiftly... Read more

CESI to German Ministry of Defence: Human factor decisive for success of European Defence Union

On April 23, a CESI delegation composed of CESI Secretary General Klaus Heeger and the President and Vice-President of CESI's Trade Council Defence, Thomas Sohst and Wolfram Kamm, met with the Secretary of State of the German Ministry of Defence,... Read more

The right to association for military staff – the decision of the ECSR in EUROMIL vs. Ireland

February 12 2018 is an important day for military personnel all over Europe. It marks the ground breaking decision of the European Committee on Social Rights of the Council of Europe which recognises the right to association and the right to collective... Read more

CESI supports the creation of PESCO and more cooperation in defence

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On December 11 the Council adopted a decision to establish the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO), as laid down in the Lisbon Treaty. This framework of cooperation will enable the 25 Member States party to the decision* to work more closely to "develop... Read more