Friday, July 19, 2019

Defence & Security News

Government Europa brings you the latest EU Defence & Security News from across the field of European Government Policy.

EU renews commitment to Lebanese defence and security sector

EU offers €50m to Lebanese defence and security sector

The EU has announced an additional €50m funding package to support the Lebanese defence and security sector. The package is mart of a longstanding commitment...
UK to establish new chemical weapons defence facility

UK to establish new chemical weapons defence facility

UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced the creation of a new £48m chemical weapons defence facility. The new chemical weapons defence facility will be...
EU proposes revisions to common visa policy © Annika Haas

EU proposes reforms to common visa policy

The European Commission has proposed measures to reform the EU common visa policy to address evolving concerns, including security and migration. The commission intends that...
EU funds facility for Syrian refugees in Turkey

New funding announced for EU facility for Syrian refugees in Turkey

The European Commission has committed to providing an additional €3bn for the EU facility for Syrian refugees in Turkey, as part of the EU-Turkey...
Budget cuts risk UK credibility as a military power

Do budget cuts pose a risk to UK credibility as a military power?

The former commander of the UK’s maritime forces, Rear Admiral Alex Burton, has warned that budget cuts risk the country’s credibility as a military...
EU condemns conflict in eastern Ghouta

EU denounces ongoing conflict in eastern Ghouta

European Commissioners Federica Mogherini and Christos Stylianides have condemned the ongoing conflict in eastern Ghouta, Syria. Conflict in eastern Ghouta has continued unabated in the...
MoD awards safety training for error prevention contract © Crown Copyright 2014

UK MoD awards safety training for error prevention contract

The UK’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a £2-3m (~€2.2-3.3m) contract for safety training for error prevention to Baines Simmons. Baines Simmons is a...
Cyberattack on German government IT systems © Raoni

Hackers launch cyberattack on German government IT systems

A cyberattack described as “very serious” has been launched on German government IT systems, and is continuing despite promises that it had been brought...
Commission to tackle illegal content online

EU launches measures to tackle illegal content online

The European Commission has proposed a number of operational measures to monitor progress and efforts to tackle illegal content online. The new measures to tackle...
Commissioner Christos Stylianides welcomes humanitarian aid for eastern Ukraine © OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

EU announces €24m in humanitarian aid for eastern Ukraine

The European Commission has announced €24m in humanitarian aid for eastern Ukraine, to address the needs of people affected by conflict in the region. In...

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