Borrell: space is strategic domain

Brussels 24.01.2023 “The purpose of my intervention is to highlight the current geopolitical context of space, its relevance for the security and defence perspective” the EU top diplomat Josep Borrell said, while addressing the 15th European Space Conference “Securing the future of Europe in space”, taking place in Brussels, January 24-25, 2023. 🔴 LIVE |…

EU Defence ministers convene in Brussels

Brussels 17.05.2022 The EU Defence Ministers convene in Brussels to discuss the implementation of the Strategic Compass with a focus on the future of CSDP missions and operations. The Strategic Compass provides a shared assessment of the strategic environment in which the EU is operating and of the threats and challenges the Union faces. The…

EU adopts Strategic Compass

Brussels 21.03.2022 Today the Council has formally approved the Strategic Compass, at a time when we witness the return of war in Europe. #FAC | 🔜 Press conference with @JosepBorrellF – Foreign Affairs Council ➡️ Watch here 👇 — EU Council Press (@EUCouncilPress) March 21, 2022 The Compass gives the European Union an ambitious plan…

EU focus on Strategic Compass

Brussels 21.03.2022 “Today is going to be a very long day. We are going to have a joint meeting with the Defence Ministers in order to approve – I hope – the Strategic Compass. Which is not the answer to the Ukrainian war, but it is part of the answer. We have been working on…

EU needs more “European Defence”

Brussels 02.09.2021 “Today, we are going to have a meeting that will be dominated by the events in Afghanistan. Afghanistan will be the backdrop of our discussions today” said the High Representative Josep Borrell upon arrival to Informal meeting of EU Defence Ministers. Need for more #EUDefence has never been so evident. Not only to…

EU defence Strategic Compass

Brussels 10.05.2021 The Council today approved conclusions affirming its determination to move forward on implementing the EU’s security and defence agenda, enabling the EU to take more responsibility for its own security. In line with its Strategic Agenda 2019-2024, the Council calls for the EU to pursue a more strategic course of action and to…