EU naval mission to protect ships in Red Sea set to be launched on 19 February

A European Union naval mission to protect commercial shipping in the Red Sea from missile attacks by Houthi rebels in Yemen is expected to be launched on February 19, the bloc’s top diplomat announced on Wednesday. “Maritime security in the Read More …

EU funds rescEU detection and surveillance teams to boost preparedness to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear emergencies

The Commission has allocated almost €70 million to fund the development of new specialised teams and equipment to further strengthen the preparedness and response to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) risks. The funding has been granted to Italy, Poland Read More …

The post-organizational terrorism in the European Union and beyond

Terrorism is one of the most serious threats the International Community has to face due to its always increasing sprawling and undefined nature, that keeps changing decade after decade. International safety is now confronting with what is called post-organizational terrorism, Read More …

Five right-wing terrorists arrested throughout Europe with the support of Eurojust and Europol

Eurojust and Europol have supported the competent authorities in Belgium, Croatia, Germany, Lithuania, Romania and Italy in an international operation against right-wing terrorism. During a joint action day, 5 suspects were apprehended and an additional 7 others interrogated across the Read More …

UNICRI: Final review meeting of the Prosecutor’s guide to radiological and nuclear crimes

The threat of acquiring, producing and disseminating radiological and nuclear hazardous materials for deliberate use has substantially increased over the past ten years. The lack of experience and awareness among law enforcement and judicial authorities, as well as prosecutorial and Read More …

EU confirms readiness to support Ukraine in mine clearance

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine has held a meeting with a delegation of the Foreign Policy Instruments Service of the European Commission, headed by Director Peter Wagner, dedicated to mine clearance issues, the press service of the Ministry Read More …

European Defence Agency monitored project links ground and aerial systems to detect explosives

The European Defence Agency has overseen the final demonstration of coordination between aerial and ground unmanned systems in the detection of explosives. During the demonstration, one aerial unmanned system and two ground unmanned systems, each equipped with different sensors, undertook Read More …

Finland: Construction of Europe’s Largest Doomsday Stockpile Quietly Gets Underway

Finland is stockpiling emergency supplies to help prepare for a potential nuclear catastrophe, in an EU-funded project spurred by the threat posed by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The Finnish interior ministry said on Wednesday that the stockpile would include protective Read More …

Niger: EU suspends security cooperation and budgetary aid

The EU has suspended all security cooperation with Niger after the country’s army took power in a coup. It comes shortly after the US declared its “unflagging support” for ousted president Mohamed Bazoum – seen as a key Western ally Read More …

Ireland: Government approves training engagement with EU Military Assistance Mission in Ukraine (EUMAM)

The Tánaiste and Minister for Defence, Micheál Martin, this week received Government approval for the Defence Forces’ proposed training engagement with the EU Military Assistance Mission in Ukraine (EUMAM). It follows Cabinet approval in February of the participation of up Read More …