Thursday 9. July 2020
COMECE lunch debate 14/06/2016


Europe´s vocation to promote peace in the world

Presentation of the COMECE Peace Report, Tuesday 14 June at 12:30


Today, Europe is surrounded by a series of violent conflicts and our neighbourhood is marked by political instability. One of the most urgent tasks it has to address nowadays is the elaboration of the Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy.


Which role does the EU play on the global scene? How can its foundational commitment to peace be revived today? Can Europe defend itself against new security threats?


Ahead of the upcoming European Council, COMECE will present its report on “Europe’s vocation to promote peace in the world which the COMECE Bishops adopted at their last Plenary Assembly as their contribution to the preparation of the EU Global Strategy.


The Report will be launched on the occasion of a Lunch debate, Tuesday 14 June 12:30 to 14:00 at COMECE, Square de Meeûs 19, 1050 Bruxelles:



H.E. Mgr. Jean Kockerols

Vice-President of COMECE and Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Malines-Brussels

Brigadier General Heinz Krieb

Director of Concepts & Capability Directorate of the European Union Military Staff (EUMS) of the European Union External Action Service (EEAS).


The event will start at 12:30 and will be followed by a lunch at 13:30

Please register online by Friday 10 June latest:

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Alessandro Di Maio

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