European Union Military Staff Office (EUMS)
11 Jun 2001, as part of Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP / PESC) within the framework of F-XF2147 - European Union (EU). Set up by E-XE3068 - Council of the European Union following decision at meeting of E-XE7976 - European Council, Dec 1999, Helsinki (Finland). Since 2011, Staff functions within E-XJ5453 - European External Action Service (EEAS).
Perform early warning, situation awareness and strategic planning within the framework of crisis management outside the EU's territory; be responsible for peacekeeping tasks and tasks of combat forces in crisis management as well as further tasks identified in the European Security Strategy, such as joint disarmament operations, support for third countries in combating terrorism and security sector reform.
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Serves as General Directorate within Council General Secretariat. Receives tasking from H-XK2218 - European Union Military Committee (EUMC). Director-General; Deputy Director-General. Directorates (5): Concepts and Capabilities (CON/CAP); Intelligence (INT); Operations (OPS); Logistics (LOG); Communications and Information Systems (CIS). Units (2): Executive Office (EXO); EU Cell at SHAPE (EUCS). Other (2): Civilian-Military Cell (CCM); Chairman Military Committee Support (CMC SPT).
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