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Video of a committee meeting - Monday, 28 November 2016 - 15:08 - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 08:47
Length of video : 213'
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Highlights - Mosul offensive - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Thu, 24/11/2016 - 14:11
On 28 November, the Subcommittee on Security and Defence will hold an exchange of views with Jean-Louis De Brouwer, Director for Europe, Eastern Neighbourhood and Middle East, DG ECHO and Kawa Hassan, Director, Middle East and North Africa Program, EastWest Institute. The exchange of views will provide members of the committee a comprehensive picture of the ongoing Mosul offensive, analysing both its political and military implications as well as its humanitarian consequences.
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Draft agenda and documents
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Highlights - The security situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The US Perspective - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Thu, 24/11/2016 - 14:08
On 28 November, the Subcommittee will exchange views on the security situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia from the US perspective with Ambassador John E. Herbst, The Atlantic Council, Director of the Dinu Particiu Eurasia Center, Washington.
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Draft agenda and meeting documents
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Highlights - Possibilities offered by the Lisbon Treaty: implications for CSDP - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Thu, 24/11/2016 - 09:28
On 28 November, SEDE will hold an exchange of views with Prof. Dr. Luis Simón, Research Professor, Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel on the possibilities offered by the Lisbon Treaty and its implications for the Common Security and Defence Policy.
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Draft agenda and meeting documents
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Latest news - The next SEDE meeting - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 14:17

will take place on Monday 28 November, 15:00-18:30 in Brussels.

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Video of a committee meeting - Thursday, 10 November 2016 - 09:43 - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Thu, 10/11/2016 - 13:34
Length of video : 17'
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Video of a committee meeting - Thursday, 10 November 2016 - 11:03 - Subcommittee on Security and Defence - Committee on Constitutional Affairs

Thu, 10/11/2016 - 13:33
Length of video : 84'
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Video of a committee meeting - Wednesday, 9 November 2016 - 15:02 - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Thu, 10/11/2016 - 09:24
Length of video : 200'
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Video of a committee meeting - Wednesday, 9 November 2016 - 09:06 - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Wed, 09/11/2016 - 13:38
Length of video : 108'
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Highlights - Public hearing ”Afghanistan: the future of the EUPOL mission” - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 13:58
The EUPOL police mission in Afghanistan is a major and long-standing contribution of the European Union to the rebuilding of the Afghani state. However, its current mandate will expire in December 2016 and discussions are currently ongoing about the possible future modalities of EU engagement to which the hearing on 9 November could make a valuable contribution.
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Draft programme
Background documents
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Highlights - Public hearing ”Afghanistan: the future of the EUPOL mission” - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Fri, 28/10/2016 - 13:35
The EUPOL police mission in Afghanistan is a major and long-standing contribution of the European Union to the rebuilding of the Afghani state. However, its current mandate will expire in December 2016 and discussions are currently ongoing about the possible future modalities of EU engagement to which the hearing on 9 November could make a valuable contribution.
Further information
Draft programme
Background documents
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Highlights - Constitutional, legal and institutional implications of CSDP - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Fri, 28/10/2016 - 12:03
On 10 November, SEDE/AFCO Committees will hold a first joint exchange of views on the INI report “Constitutional, legal and institutional implications of the CSDP: possibilities offered by the Lisbon Treaty”. The report will examine the legal possibilities offered by the Lisbon Treaty as well as the necessary institutional set-up to make CSDP more operational.
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Draft agenda
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Latest news - The next SEDE meeting - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Fri, 28/10/2016 - 10:00

will take place on Wednesday 9 November, 9:00-11:00 and 15:00-18:30, and Thursday 10 November, 9:00-12:30 in Brussels.

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Highlights - The role of the EU Military Staff in the implementation of the EU Global Strategy - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Thu, 27/10/2016 - 14:08
On 9 November, the Subcommittee will discuss the role of the EU Military Staff in the implementation of the EU Global Strategy with Lieutenant General Esa Pulkkinen, Director General of the EU Military Staff. The VP/HR presented the EUGS in June 2016 and the subsequent implementation plan for the EUGS is due by autumn 2016.
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Draft agenda and meeting documents
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Highlights - Transatlantic Security Partnership - a Canadian Perspective - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Thu, 27/10/2016 - 12:13
On 9 November, the Subcommittee will exchange views on the Transatlantic Security Partnership from the Canadian perspective with Daniel J. Costello, Ambassador of Canada to the European Union. Canada is one of the nations in NATO leading the implementation of defensive assurance measures on Europe’s Eastern flank.
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Draft agenda and meeting documents
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Press release - Foreign affairs MEPs call for common EU defence policy - Subcommittee on Security and Defence - Committee on Foreign Affairs

Mon, 24/10/2016 - 22:07
The EU should tackle deteriorating security in and around Europe by helping its armed forces to work together better, as a first step in building a common defence policy, say Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs in two resolutions voted on Monday. Ideas include establishing an EU operational headquarters to plan, command and manage crisis management operations, setting a defence spending target of 2% of GDP and launching Common Defence and Security Policy training operation in Iraq.
Subcommittee on Security and Defence
Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Highlights - Workshop: Russian military presence in the Eastern Partnership Countries - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Wed, 19/10/2016 - 15:32
The workshop was organized on June 15, 2016 with the aim of assessing the quantitative and qualitative parameters of Russian military presence in the Eastern Partnership Countries, and its implications for European security. Dr. Anna Maria Dyner, Analyst with the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM) covered Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine. Dr. Gaidz Minassian, Senior Lecturer at Sciences Po Paris and Associate Research Fellow at the FRS, covered Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan.
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Workshop Summary
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