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Workshop "EU preparedness against CBRN weapons"

SEDE
Paul-Henri Spaak Building - Room P5B001
Workshop - Poldep Workshop - Poldep
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'The Policy Department is pleased to invite you to a workshop on EU preparedness against CBRN weapons with: • Dr Claude WACHTEL, Associate senior research fellow at the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique (Paris, France). • Elisande NEXON, Senior research fellow at the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique (Paris, France).


Workshop "Countering hybrid threats"

SEDE
Paul-Henri Spaak 5B001
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Workshop “The future of the European Defence Agency”

SEDE
Paul-Henri Spaak 5B001
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The European Defence Agency (EDA) was created in July 2004 in the context of the drafting of the first European Security Strategy. In recent years, developments have triggered talks on the future of the EDA. In the context of the most recent CSDP innovations (EU Global Strategy, EDF, PESCO, CARD) this workshop will discuss the possible role of the Agency in framing a common Union defence policy and in defining a European capabilities and armaments policy.


Workshop: Implementation of the EU arms export control system

SEDE
Altiero Spinelli building 3G-3
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Poster workshop implementation of the EU arms export control system © European Union (2017) European Parliament

On 12 April, the SEDE committee organised a workshop on the implementation of the EU's arms export control system, in the context of its work on the annual report on arms exports. The workshop focused on the issues of strengthening compliance with the Council common position governing control of exports of military technology and equipment, compliance with reporting obligations, increasing transparency and public scrutiny, and the development of the EU's institutional framework.


Civilian and military personnel for CSDP missions and operations

SEDE
Paul-Henri Spaak 4B001
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SEDE workshop "Civilian and military personnel in CSDP missions and operations © European Union 2017 - European Parliament

The workshop was organised on January 26, 2017 at the initiative of the Subcommittee on Security and Defence (SEDE) with the aim to highlight trends, challenges and recommendations regarding civilian and military personnel deployed in CSDP missions and operations in particular in the areas of force generation, training and the national follow-up on crimes and offences perpetrated during deployment.

Annalisa Creta is research fellow of the Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies in Italy, specialised in civilian crisis management with a particular focus on training issues. Petteri Taitto is affiliated with the Laurea University of Applied Sciences in Finland as principal scientist. Alberto di Martino is full professor of criminal law at the Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies in Italy.


Relations between the EU and Saudi Arabia in the field of security and defence

SEDE
Paul-Henri Spaak 4B001

Saudi Arabia and Member States have long established relations in the field of armaments cooperation. In 2015, Saudi Arabia spent EUR 75 billion on defence. Yet, it still relies on the security guarantees provided by the United States. Many in Europe have reservations about arms exports to the Kingdom, driven by concerns on the respect of the international humanitarian law in the conflict in Yemen. There is, however, no common European position regarding the defence ties with the country.


Russian military presence in the Eastern Partnership countries

SEDE
Paul-Henri Spaak 5B001

On 15 June, Security and Defence MEPs will hold a workshop on Russian military presence in the Eastern Partnership Countries (Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine and South Caucasus). Together with the researchers they will debate the effects of this military presence and future perspectives.