News & Events July 2018

Updated: Jul 25, 2018

European Defence industrial Development Programme

EDIDP passed in Strasbourg with no amendment to prevent Weapons of Mass destruction or Autonomous weapons approved. See what GUE/NGL said!

Edward Horgan

Irish Neutrality and the UN Security Council Seat.

"It would appear from the UN Security Council campaign optics so far that our Government is embarrassed by the issue of Irish neutrality" (Irish Times, 2018)

See the full letter here!

EU-NATO relations

EU-NATO Relations voted on in Strasbourg. See who voted Yes, No and abstained.

View the previous Blog post on this topic by clicking here!

Karen Devine

Learn about 'Irish Political Parties’ Attitudes towards Neutrality and the Evolution of the EU’s Foreign, Security and Defence Policies'

See full Article here!

ECHO Chamber Podcast on PESCO with Frank Keoghan

Frank Keoghan discusses PESCO with ECHO Chamber. Military Mobility, Defence Spending and the legality of leaving PESCO is discussed.

Listen here!

Protest against NATO in Brussels

Luke Ming Flanagan MEP, PANA & Irish Anti War Movement Protest against NATO in Brussels. Neutrality, PESCO and the militarisation of the EU is discussed.

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Protest against PESCO Wednesday 25th July 1-2pm

EU Parliament building, 12–14 Lower Mount Street, Dublin.

To protest the establishment of PESCO - the embryo EU Army.

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Luke 'Ming' Flanagan at SEDE, European Parliament

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan MEP speaks at the Security & Defence Subcommittee Meeting on PESCO, Military Mobility, Neutrality and more.

Click here to watch!

Ireland & EU ARMY video

Neutrality, Defence Spending, the mistreatment of Irish soldiers, Fine Gael and much more is discussed in this video from Luke 'Ming' Flanagan MEP on PESCO and the formation of an EU Army.

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The PEACE and Neutrality Alliance Newsletter/Document

This newsletter contains opinion pieces from many experts in the areas of Security & Defence, Neutrality, Militarisation and Politics.

Download from PANA's website here!