the latest ENAAT newsletter, ‘News from the Brussels’ Bubble’ provides an overview of EU defence-related initiatives taken over the last two months, how they are connected and what it says about priorities, from the Strategic Compass to the Versailles Declaration and the EC Defence Package. It also shows what the next battle of the arms industry is: getting a grip on sustainable finance.

read the Newsletter here

Main news items:
– Strategic Compass and related EU initiatives: a boon for the arms industry
– EU taxonomy and Ecolabel: arms industry claims weapons are ‘sustainable’

In short:
– EDF updates, Eurodrone controversy
– Peace Facility subsidises arms deliveries to Ukraine up to €1 billion
– EU Ombudsman final decision on EDA maladministration in the Jorge Domecq case
– Subjective list of interesting links