International Seminar on “Promoting Women's Meaningful Participation in Peace Operations”
Minister of Nacional Defence intervention, João Gomes Cravinho, at the seminar organized by the Ministery of Nacional Defence under the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU .
Plennary Conference "Forum for Sustainable Energy in the Defence and Security Sector"
Online and in-person event, 23 JUNE 2021.
Conference "Strategic Compass: the Way Ahead"
Minister of Nacional Defense intervention, João Gomes Cravinho, at the webinar coorganized by the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU and Nacional Defense Institute.
01 June 2021
Conference “Impact of Disruptive Technologies on Defence"
Online event, 20 April 2021.
A full list of speakers and the conference agenda is available here
13 April 2021
Conference "Finding Direction with a Strategic Compass? Reflections on the Future of EU Security and Defence"
The high-level conference took place on 19 February 2021 under the auspices of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
Check the event's report here
19 February 2021
Minister of Defence addresses EU2021PP priorities related to peace and security in East Africa
The Minister of National Defence met with Workneh Gebeyehu, Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Development Authority (IGAD) by videoconference
04 February 2021
EU2021PP: The future of European Defence under discussion
The Minister of National Defence defended the need for a "solid common investment" in order to achieve a "more effective" Common Security and Defence Policy.
29 January 2021
EU2021PP: Minister of Defence discusses priorities with the Vice-President of the European Comission
Peace and security in Africa, Maritime Security in the Atlantic, EU-NATO Relations, Resilience and the European Defence Economy are the EUPP's top priorities for the Common Security and Defence Policy.
15 January 2021
EU2021PP: Portugal receives European Comission
The programme includes a meeting between the Portuguese Minister of Defence, João Gomes Cravinho, the Minister of State and Foreign Affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, and the Vice-President of the European Comission, Josep Borrell Fontelles.
14 January 2021