Ir para o conteúdo principal

​​Internationa​l 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​ .

23 June 2021​​​​​​​

Plennary Conference "Forum for Sustainable Energy in the Defence and Security Sector"​​​

Access to Conference | Consultation Forum Sustainable Energy (​ using ​the password: CFportugal2021.​​​

14 June 2021

Online​ and in-person event, 23 JUNE​ 2021​.
Get to know the programme​​ and sign up here​​​​
07 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: Dialogue and action in the priorities for European Defence

João Gomes Cravinho defended the importance of dialogue, coherence and action for the implementation of a more effective and cohesive European defence policy​

28 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 M​inister of State and Foreign Affairs, Augusto Santos Silva​, and the Vice-President of the European Comission, Josep Borrell Fontelles.

14 January 2021​​

«Message from the German Chancellor to the Portuguese Prime-Minister​​»

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel sends a message to the Portuguese Prime-Minister António Costa by the occasion the Presidency of the Council of the EU​ handover.

29 December 2020​​​​