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6th Meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Group (JPSG) on the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol)

22.03. — 23.03.2020
Postponed

6th Meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Group (JPSG) on the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol)

National and University Library
National and University Library in Zagreb

Important notice!

6th Meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Group (JPSG) on Europol shall be postponed by the decision of the Co-Chairs to another suitable date still during the Croatian Presidency, which will be published on this Website.

The Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Group on Europol was established in accordance with the Conclusions of the Conference of Speakers of the European Union Parliaments in 2017, having regard to Regulation (EU) 2016/794 on Europol and Protocol No 1 to the Treaty on the European Union and the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, for the fulfilment of its tasks related to the political monitoring of activities performed by the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation in preventing and combating organized crime, terrorism and other serious offenses.

The Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Group on Europol is composed of national Parliaments of the Member States each represented by a maximum of four members and the European Parliament represented by a maximum of 16 members. It meets twice a year, in the first half of the year in the Member State holding the rotating presidency of the Council and in the second half of the year in the European Parliament in Brussels.

The meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Group on Europol will be presided jointly by the Croatian Parliament and the European Parliament.

The meeting will be open to the public through a web-streaming.

 

Programme
Sunday, 22 March 2020
17:30 – 18:30 Meeting of the Presidential Troika of the JPSG

Venue: Croatian Parliament, Trg sv. Marka 6 -7, Ivan Mažuranić Hall

Monday, 23 March 2020
8:30 – 9:15 Welcome address

Venue: National and University Library in Zagreb, Ulica Hrvatske bratske zajednice 4

Mr Gordan Jandroković, Speaker of the Croatian Parliament

Adoption of the agenda and opening remarks 

Mr Ranko Ostojić, Co-Chair of the JPSG and Head of the Croatian Parliament Delegation to the JPSG 
Mr Juan Fernando
López Aguilar, Co-Chair of the JPSG and Head of the European Parliament Delegation to the JPSG

9:15 – 10:15 Reporting on Europol activities September 2019 - March 2020

Presentation by Ms Catherine De Bolle, Europol Executive Director

Exchange of views and question time

10:45 - 11:30 Reporting on Europol Management Board activities September 2019 - March 2020

Presentation by Mr Andrei Linta, Chairperson of the Europol Management Board (tbc)
Report by Mr Juan Fernando López Aguilar, Co-Chair of the JPSG and Head of the European Parliament Delegation to the JPSG on the participation at the Management Board meeting of 13 December 2019 (tbc)

Exchange of views

11:30 – 12:30 Europol External Strategy and Operational Agreements with Third Countries

Presentation by Ms Catherine De Bolle, Europol Executive Director (tbc)
Presentation by Mr Wojciech Wiewiórowski, European Data Protection Supervisor (tbc)
Presentation by Mr François Pellegrini, Chairman of the Europol Cooperation Board (tbc)

Exchange of views

12:45 -14:00 Lunch and family photo
14:15 – 15:45 Keynote interventions - Future EU Internal Security Strategy and Future Role of Europol

Ms Ylva Johansson, Commissioner for Home Affairs (tbc)
Mr Davor Božinović, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia and Minister of the Interior of the Republic of Croatia 

Exchange of views

15:45 - 16:45 Innovation and Research at Europol

Presentation by Ms Catherine De Bolle, Europol Executive Director (tbc)

Exchange of views

16:45– 17:00 Closing remarks by the JPSG Co-Chairs

Mr Ranko Ostojić, Co-Chair of the JPSG and Head of the Croatian Parliament Delegation to the JPSG 
Mr Juan Fernando López Aguilar, Co-Chair of the JPSG and Head of the European Parliament Delegation to the JPSG

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