Eunavfor Aspides and the Ratione Temporis Software of the Proper of Self-Defence – EJIL: Discuss! – Nexus Vista

The submit relies on my earlier one “La missione EUNAVFOR Aspides dell’Unione europea e l’applicazione ratione temporis del diritto di legittima difesa”, revealed (in Italian) on SIDIBlog on March 19, 2024


On February 19, 2024 the European Union (EU) launched EUNAVFOR Aspides, a army maritime safety operation in response to the present disaster within the Crimson Sea. The Mission is led by Greece, which gives the operation commander (military-strategic degree), whereas Italy holds command of the pressures (operational and tactical degree). Aspides falls below the EU’s Frequent Safety and Defence Coverage (CSDP), which constitutes “an integral half” of the Frequent Overseas and Safety Coverage and allows the EU to resort to civilian and army property “for peacekeeping, battle prevention and strengthening worldwide safety” outdoors the territory of member states (Treaty on the European Union or TEU, Artwork. 42).

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