Over half of EU funding is channelled through five budgets, collectively known as ESIF.
The EU’s EIB has nothing to do with the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP).
An EU budget designed to encourage cooperative work undertaken through EU channels by co-financing it.
Since the Treaty of Rome, the treaties have included broad reference to an “ever closer union”.
Hybrid CoE is an international hub for practitioners and experts, assisting participating states and institutions in understanding and defending against hybrid threats.
Article 42.7 of the Lisbon Treaty commits member states to aid and assist others that are the victim of armed aggression on its territory.
The European Border and Coast Guard Agency. The EU has proven ambitions to run maritime policy.
MMF is a small pooled fleet of Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft.
A longstanding project initially set up to improve connectivity over maritime surveillance.
The JHA entities include work done on Counter Terrorism. The most notable institutionally is Europol, whose remit has expanded rapidly.
JEIS is a training establishment for intelligence, set up as a PESCO programme. It is being set up by Greece, in Cyprus.
Galileo is a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) of 30 satellites, replicating American GPS and Russian GLONASS.
This piece informs many of the arguments likely to be made at the VfB event in Portsmouth today. Common defence…
The EDA conducted a Long Term Review (LTR) in 2016-17.
The EDRP is what the Preparatory Action (PA) of the EDF expands into as of 2021.
Any society that wishes to remain united risks dangerous corrosion from an obsession with identity politics.
ACM Mike Wigston, the Chief of the Air Staff, intends to divert time and resources into developing so-called ‘carbon neutral’ fuels for the RAF.
The forthcoming root and branch reset of the civil service led in the Cabinet Office by Lord Agnew and Baroness Finn is greatly to be welcomed. Ministers are – and should be able to be – critically reliant on the civil service to be honest, genuinely objective, consciously subordinate and also on the ball…
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