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1 1 EU MILITARY STAFF. 2 Defence Attaché brief 29 March 2012 EU MILITARY STAFF Director General EUMS LtGen Ton van OSCH.

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1 1 1 EU MILITARY STAFF

2 2 Defence Attaché brief 29 March 2012 EU MILITARY STAFF Director General EUMS LtGen Ton van OSCH

3 3 3 The EU is a complex institution

4 4 4 CSDP in the Lisbon Treaty Article 42 (ex Article 17 TEU) 1.The common security and defence policy shall be an integral part of the common foreign and security policy. It shall provide the Union with an operational capacity drawing on civilian and military assets. The Union may use them on missions outside the Union for peace-keeping, conflict prevention and strengthening international security in accordance with the principles of the United Nations Charter. The performance of these tasks shall be undertaken using capabilities provided by the Member States. 2. The common security and defence policy shall include the progressive framing of a common Union defence policy. This will lead to a common defence, when the European Council, acting unanimously, so decides. It shall in that case recommend to the Member States the adoption of such a decision in accordance with their respective constitutional requirements.

5 5 5 Combined & tailored response: diplomacy, trade, development, humanitarian aid Comprehensive approach to prevent / cease conflicts and (re)build peaceful and stable societies Mixture of instruments: Police, judicial, military, economic instruments + = Complex, dynamic, interrelated threats + uniqueness of each crisis/region CSDP Vision

6 6 6 Relative Utility PEACECRISISWAR Domestic Disaster Relief Domestic Civil Support Environmental/ Resource Protection Arms Control Security Assistance Humanitarian Assistance Peace Building Peace Keeping Peace Enforcement Nation Assistance Show of Force Counter Narcotics Counter Piracy Sanctions Enforcement Disaster Relief Counter Terrorism Counter Insurgency Limited Conventional Conflict Major Theatre War Strategic Level War Non-Combatant Evacuations Political/ Economic Sanctions Conflict Consequence Management Counter Organised Crime Climate Change Peacetime Consequence Management Cumulative EU Civ-Mil utility EU Civ EU Mil NATO Mil CSDP

7 7 7 EEAS – Nature and scope Autonomous body of the European Union Authority of the High Representative Support Staff EUMS CMPDCPCC

8 8 8 EUMS Role In-house military expertise for High Representative (HR) Tasking from EU Military Committee (EUMC)

9 9 9 MILITARY CAPABILITIES CIVILIAN CAPABILITIES CAPACITY BUILDING AND RECONSTRUCTION PROGRAMS expanded Petersberg tasks Police, Justice, Civil Administration, Monitoring… Crisis Management Instruments

10 10 Comprehensive developments, e.g.: EU wide Comprehensive Approach Civ Mil Synergies in Capability Development Comprehensive EU Crisis Management mechanism Comprehensive concepts, e.g.: Military support to EU Capacity Building activities Security & Force Protection (civ + mil) Comprehensive activities in-theatre, e.g.: EU Comprehensive Approach Somalia Regional Maritime Capacity building Full Military support to the EU CA

11 11 Conflict prevention and resolution, e.g.: EUTM Somalia Support AMISOM Mitigation insecurity effects, e.g.: EUNAVFOR ATALANTA CSDP Regional Maritime Capacity Building Mission Democratic and accountable structures Poverty reduction, economic growth Regional cooperation Appointment of EUSR Funding 2008–2013: 2.5 Bn EU Comprehensive Approach Somalia

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