Sunday, December 15, 2019

Defence & Security News

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

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...
Securing borders

Securing borders in the modern world

Chairman of the International Border Management and Technologies Association (IBMATA), Tony Smith CBE, discusses the future of securing borders, which faces a multitude of...
Viktor Orban demands reimbursement for border security money © Annika Haas (EU2017EE)

Hungary calls for EU reimbursement for border security money

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has called on Brussels to reimburse his country for the border security money it spent during the 2015 migrant...
France reforms immigration and asylum policy © École polytechnique - J.Barande

France announces controversial immigration and asylum reform

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced tough new plans to crack down on immigration and asylum in France. The new proposals would speed up the...
EU countries agree to restrict exports of surveillance technologies

11 countries back plan to restrict exports of surveillance technologies

11 EU countries have expressed support for a draft proposal to restrict exports of surveillance technologies according to a leaked negotiation document obtained by...
Drop in illegal border crossings into Europe

Frontex report shows drop in illegal border crossings into Europe

The EU’s border security agency, Frontex, has released its Risk Analysis for 2018 report, which shows illegal border crossings into Europe have dropped to...
EDF announces new funding for defence research projects © Raigo Pajula (EU2017EE)

European Defence Fund announces new funding for defence research projects

The European Defence Fund (EDF) has announced a raft of new funding for defence research projects across the EU, which will cover naval, airborne...
Ursula von der Leyen acknowledged a funding shortfall ahead of Germany's command of the Very High Readiness Joint Task Force © Arno Mikkor (EU2017EE)

Germany ‘lacks equipment’ for Very High Readiness Joint Task Force

A new report has warned that the German army lacks basic equipment as the country prepares to take over command of NATO’s Very High...
Theresa May urges new UK-EU defence treaty © Annika Haas (EU2017EE)

Theresa May urges new UK-EU defence treaty

At last week’s Munich Security Conference, UK Prime Minister Theresa May urged European leaders to agree a new UK-EU defence treaty, outside Brexit negotiations. Such...
An A400M military transport plane © Airwolfhound

Airbus loses further €1.3bn on A400M military transport plane

Airbus has announced further losses of €1.3bn in its A400M military transport plane project, despite reporting better than expected profits for 2017. The A400M military...

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