Eurodefense Network
Organisation

Organisation

Council of Presidents:

A Council managed by a rotating presidency leads the EURODEFENSE network. That Council comprises all the EuroDefense associations’ Presidents and is supported by a Secretariat General. Each year, the Presidency is entrusted from January 1st to December 31st to the President of the national association hosting and arranging the annual “International Conference EURODEFENSE” (ICE). 

The Council draws up the associations’ common working program and sets the list of topics to be worked out in priority. It meets at least twice a year.

 

Secretariat General:

The Council assigns the Secretariat General of the network for four years to one of the national associations that nominates the Secretary-general among its members.

 

Ongoing European Working Groups (EWG) and Observatories:

Theme

Responsability

Status

5

Space in the EU

ED-Germany

Observatory

11bis

Mediterranean Basin and the EU

ED-Spain

Observatory

13-26bis

Climate change, energy, security, and defence in the EU

ED-Portugal

EWG

17

Cyber in the UE

ED-United Kingdom

Observatory

18 bis

European Defence Technological and Industrial Base

ED-France

Observatory

20

Russia and the EU

ED-France

Observatory

22

Migrations in the UE

ED-Spain

Observatory

25

The Arctic region and the EU

ED-United Kingdom

Observatory

27

Recommendations on EU defence

ED-Netherlands

EWG

27 bis & ter

Recommendations on EU defence

 

EWG

28

Hybrid Warfare

In standby

EWG

29

SMEs in the European defence industry

EDTA in cooperation with ED-Netherlands

EWG

30 

For a new approach to the commissioning of equipment within the EU framework

ED-France

EWG

31

The EU and China/Indo-Pacific regions

ED-Romania

Observatory

32

Counter-terrorism in the EU

ED-France

Observatory