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Subcommittee on Security and Defence





Wednesday 10 October 2018, 9.00 – 12.30 and 14.30 – 18.30

Thursday 11 October 2018, 10.00 – 12.30


Room: Paul-Henri Spaak (5B001)

1.              Adoption of agenda

2.              Chair’s announcements

3.              Approval of minutes of meetings

10 October 2018, 9.00 – 11.30

4.              Public hearing on "Artificial intelligence and its future impact on security"
(see separate programme)

5.              Future challenges for The European Union Satellite Centre (EUSATCEN)
Exchange of view with:
- Pascal Legai, Director EUSATCEN
- Nicolas Stassin, Policy Officer, Space Task Force Unit, Directorate Security Policy (SECPOL), EEAS

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10 October 2018, 14.30 – 18.30

In association with the Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean (DMED)

6.              State of play of European Union Naval Force - Mediterranean EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia
Exchange of views:
Operation Commander Rear Admiral Enrico Credendino

7.              Mine action and the European Union's integrated approach
Exchange of views with:
- Frank Meeussen Policy Officer, Conventional Arms - Disarmament, Non-proliferation and Arms Export Control, EEAS
- Fotini Antonopoulou, Programme Manager in charge of Mine Action, EU Delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Col Franz Löschnigg, Chief Joint Military Affairs, Counter Mines Team at the European Union Force in Bosnia and Herzegovina (EUFOR BiH) Operation Althea;
- Juan-Carlos Ruan, Director of the Implementation Support Unit of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention (ISU-APMBC), Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining
- Jane Cocking, Chief Executive, Mine Advisory Group

8.              Military Mobility





Tunne Kelam (PPE)

PR – PE625.206v01-00
AM – PE627.704v01-00







Pavel Telička (ALDE)

PA – PE626.673v02-00
AM – PE627.820v01-00

  • Consideration of draft report
    Second consideration
  • Deadline for tabling amendments:12 September 2018, 12.00

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11 October 2018, 10.00 – 12.30

9.              Debriefing of the SEDE mission to Kyiv and Eastern Ukraine, 16- 20 September 2018

In association with the Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee and the Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee

10.              The evolving security situation in the Azov Sea
Exchange of views with:
- Luc Devigne, Deputy Managing Director for Europe and Central Asia, European External Action Service (EEAS)
- Ambassador Konstiantyn Yelisieiev, Deputy Head of Presidential Administration, Chief Foreign Policy Advisor to the President of Ukraine
- Radoslava Stefanova, Head of the Russia and Ukraine Section, Political Affairs and Security Policy Division, NATO HQ

11.              Presentation of the study on "European Armament Standardisation" by Daniel Fiott, EU Institute for Security Studies (EU ISS)

12.              Any other business

13.              Next meetings

  • 19 November 2018, 15.00 – 18.30 (Brussels)
  • 20 November 2018, 9.00 – 12.30 and 14.30 – 18.30 (Brussels)
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