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EU: THE CURRENT AGENDA -  “DEFENCE, MILITARIZATION, ARMAMENT INDUSTRY AND FORTRESS EUROPE”

Event date: 10 Apr 18

10th April 2018

EU: THE CURRENT AGENDA -  “DEFENCE, MILITARIZATION, ARMAMENT INDUSTRY AND FORTRESS EUROPE”

Date

10 Apr 18

Time

9:00

EU: THE CURRENT AGENDA -

“DEFENCE, MILITARIZATION, ARMAMENT INDUSTRY AND FORTRESS EUROPE”

10th April 2018

Time: 9:00 – 13:00

Room: ASP1G2

Simultaneous interpretation will be provided in English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Spanish,

Live webstreaming available here

9:00-9:10: Welcome introduction: MEP GUE/ NGL

 

09.15 - 10:50 Panel 1:  Armament industry and its role as active policy maker

 

Moderator MEP Miguel Urbán Crespo, GUE/NGL

 

Chris Jones, TNI - presentation of report Market forces: The development of the EU security-industrial complex

Laetitia Sédou is EU programme officer with the European Network against Arms Trade (ENAAT)

Ignacio Robles, fireman who refused to participate in the export of arms to Saudi Arabia

Andrea Kolling - Expert on arms exports

 

Exchange of views

 

Conclusion: MEP Nikolaos Chountis GUE/NGL

 

 

10:50-11:20 - Coffee break

 

 

 

11:25-13:00: Panel 2: How to build an antimilitarist alternative - alternative narrative against Fortress Europe

 

Moderator MEP Sabine Lösing, GUE/NGL

Costas Isychos Former Deputy Defence Minister of Greek

Sara Prestianni - Expert in migration and member of Associazione Ricreativa e Culturale Italiana (ARCI)

Jordi Calvo Rufanges - Centre Delas de Estudies per la Pau

Oscar Camps – Proactiva Open Arms

 

Exchange of views

 

Conclusion: MEP Barbara Spinelli GUE/NGL

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