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 Subcommittee on Security and Defence





Tuesday 19 February 2019, 9.00 – 12.30 and 14.30 – 18.00


Room: Paul-Henri Spaak (5B001)

1. Adoption of agenda

2. Chair’s announcements

3. Approval of minutes of meetings

Jointly with the Committee on Foreign Affairs and in association with the Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China (D-CN)

4. China’s security interests and influence in Africa
Exchange of views with:
- Representative, EEAS (tbc)
- Valerie Niquet, Head of the Asia Program, Foundation for Strategic Research

Jointly with the Committee on Foreign Affairs

5. Security aspects of EU Asia relations
Exchange of views with:
- Steven Everts, Senior Advisor on Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), EEAS
- Eva Pejsova, Senior Analyst, EU Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)

6. Exchange of views with General Claudio Graziano, Chairman of the European Union Military Committee (EUMC), EEAS

19 February 2019, 14.30 – 18.00

7. 2015-16 Pilot Project CSDP research and 2017-2019 preparatory action
Exchange of views with:
- Dirk Tielbuerger, Head of Unit, Preparatory Action/EU-funded Defence Research, European Defence Agency (EDA)

8. Exchange of views with General Sir James Rupert Everard, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (DSACEUR), NATO

9. G5 Sahel Joint Force in Mali - security and humanitarian aspects
Exchange of views with:
- Irchad Razaaly, Head of Division, West Africa, EEAS
- Marc Stalmans, Head of Sector, Sahel countries, DG DEVCO, European Commission
- Simone Schnabel, Researcher, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF)
- Representative, United Nations Liaison Office for Peace and Security in Brussels (tbc)

10. Any other business

11. Next meetings

  • 21 March 2019 (Brussels)
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