Draft agenda – Wednesday, 22 November 2017 – Thursday, 23 November 2017 – PE 613.485v02-00 – Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Subcommittee on Security and Defence

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DRAFT AGENDA

Meeting

Wednesday 22 November 2017, 9.00 – 12.30 and 14.30 – 18.30

Thursday 23 November 2017, 9.00 – 12.30

Brussels

Room: Paul-Henri Spaak (5B001)

22 November 2017, 9.00 – 12.30

1.  Adoption of agenda

2.  Chair’s announcements

3.  Approval of minutes of meetings

·11-12 October 2017  PV – PE612.104v01-00

4.  EU Defence Research Networks and the future of EU defence research
Exchange of views with:
– Christian de Villemagne, Director of the French-German Research Institute (ISL), Saint-Louis
– Piotr Szynkarczyk, Director of the Industrial Research Institute for Automation and Measurements (PIAP), Warsaw
– Klaus Thoma, Senior Advisor, Fraunhofer Society, Freiburg

In association with the Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries

5.  The evolving security situation in the Middle East
Exchange of views with:
– Luigi Narbone, Senior Advisor for the Middle East and North Africa, EEAS
– Florence Gaub, Deputy Director of the European Union Institute of Security Studies (EUISS)
– Kristina Kausch, Senior Resident Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

6.  Debriefing of the SEDE Mission to Washington DC and Norfolk, USA

22 November 2017, 14.30 – 16.30

7.  Public hearing “The security dimension of climate change – what implications for EU Common Security and Defence Policy?”

(see separate programme)

22 November 2017, 16.30 – 18.30

8.  Establishing the European Defence Industrial Development Programme aiming at supporting the competitiveness and innovative capacity of the EU defence industry

  AFET/8/10168

  ***I  2017/0125(COD)  COM(2017)0294 – C8-0180/2017

·Consideration of draft opinion

·Deadline for tabling amendments:23 November 2017, 12.00

9.  Workshop “The future of the European Defence Agency”

(see separate programme)

23 November 2017, 9.00 – 12.30

Jointly with the Committee on Foreign Affairs

In association with the delegation for relations with the Pan-African Parliament

10.  EUCAP Sahel Niger: Reinforcing Nigerien capabilities in the fight against terrorism and organised crime
Exchange of views with:
– Bert Versmessen, Deputy Civilian Operations Commander and Chief of Staff, EEAS
– Mohamed Anacko, President of the Regional Council of Agadez

In association with the delegation for relations with Iraq

11.  Civilian CSDP mission to support security sector reform in Iraq
Exchange of views with:
– Bert Versmessen, Deputy Civilian Operations Commander and Chief of Staff
– Kawa Hassan, Director, Middle East and North Africa Program, EastWest Institute

12.  Any other business

13.  Next meetings

·7 December 2017, 9.00 – 12.30 (Brussels)