19.03.2010 EU Civilian Operations Commander visits EUBAM Rafah

Mr Kees KLOMPENHOUWER, the EU Civilian Operations Commander and Director of the Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC), visited EUBAM Rafah headquarters and met with the Mission members on 19 March 2010. His mandate is to plan and conduct civilian Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) operations under the political control and strategic direction of the Political and Security Committee (PSC). He exercises command and control at strategic level for the planning and conduct of all civilian crisis management operations.