EU: Council of the European Union: EEAS: Security and Development & European Defence Agency

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- European External Action Service: Capacity building in support of security and development - Implementation Plan - Non-paper by the EEAS and Commission services (LIMITE doc no: 13869-15, pdf): Detailed document including:

- Assessment of funding tools for capacity building in support of security and development

- Information on attempts at "enhancing coordination", for example on a new "strategic framework" based on "the security-development nexus, principles of human security... local ownership and... a holistic approach"

- A detailed section examining "pilot cases" in relation to security and development: Mali, Somalia and the African Peace Security Architecture,

- Information on "EU projects in the field of security capacity building in other parts of the world" - information on projects in the eastern and southern "neighbourhoods", the Sahel, Iraq, the Indian Ocean, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Latin America and the Caribbean

- Guidelines for the work of the European Defence Agency in 2016 (LIMITE doc no: 13796-15, pdf):

Main topics for the EDA: Air-to-Air Refuelling, Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (drones), Governmental Satellite Communications and Cyber Defence. Other issues include "hybrid threats" and the ongoing preparatory action for an EU military research programme.

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