28th August 2009
– COM EUFOR Major General Stefano Castagnotto today received Mr Kees Klompenhouwer, EU Civilian Operations Commander and Director of the Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) accompanied by the Police Head of Mission of the European Union Police Mission (EUPM) in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Brigadier General Stefan Feller. During the office call, they exchanged opinions on the current situation and the importance of strategic planning and conduct of all civilian crisis management operations was highlighted.
Both EUFOR and EUPM assist the authorities in Bosnia & Herzegovina (BiH) by working together in a comprehensive approach towards European integration. CPCC has a mandate to plan and conduct civilian European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP) operations under the political control and strategic direction of the Political and Security Committee. CPCC works in close cooperation with the European Commission.
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