Fourth meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Group (JPSG) on Europol, Bucharest - EU monitor

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date February 24, 2019 17:00 - February 25, 2019
city Bucharest, Romania
location Bucharest, Romania Show location
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organisation Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) i, Romanian presidency of the EU (Romanian presidency) i

The fourth meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Group on Europol (JPSG) will take place 24-25 February 2019 in Bucharest. The JPSG brings together Members of national parliaments and the European Parliament to fulfill the scrutiny and oversight on the activities of Europol including on fundamental rights. The JPSG meets at least twice a year. It is Co-Chaired by the European Parliament and the country holding the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

The agenda also includes high profile discussions on topics such as the findings by the Europol Cooperation Board, the state of play and activities of the Europol Cybercrime Centre and the Europol Migrant Smuggling Centre, as well as a keynote speech by the Commissioner for the Security Union - Sir Julian KING.

Location: Palace of Parliament, Bucharest, Romania

Last updated: 22-02-2019

Draft programme

  • Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Group on the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement (Europol)

    4th meeting

    Bucharest, Romania, 24-25 February 2019

    Palace of Parliament, Room I.I.C. Bratianu

    DRAFT PROGRAMME

    18:00 - 19:00 2nd Meeting of the Working Group on the participation of Denmark to the JPSG meetings

    In camera

    Venue: Palace of Parliament, Spiru Haret Room, main floor

    19:30 - 19:45 Cultural programme

    Venue: Marriott Hotel, Caleal3 Septembrie 90, Bucharest, 050726

    Official Dinner

    • Welcome address by Ms. Oana-Consuela FLOREA, Head of Delegation of the Romanian Parliament to the JPSG on Europol
    • Welcome address by Mr. Claude MORAES, Chairman of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE), European Parliament, and Chair of the EP delegation to the JPSG
    • Welcome speech by Ms. Carmen DAN, Minister of Internal Affairs, Romania (TBC)

    Venue: Marriott Hofei Calea 13 Septembrie 90, Bucharest, 050726

    Monday, 25 February

    9:00-9:15

    Departure from the hotels to the JPSG meeting venue

    Adoption of the agenda and opening remarks by the Co-Chairs

    • Ms Oana-Consuela FLOREA, Head of delegation of the Romanian Parliament to the JPSG on Europol

    Europol Management Board activities from September 2018 to February 2019

    • Presentation by Mr Victor Wili APREUTESEI, Chairperson of Europol Management Board
    • Report by Mr Tsvetan TSVETANOV, Chairman of the Committee on Internal Security and Public Order, 44th National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria
    • Exchange of views

    11:15 - 11:30

    Coffee break

    Reporting back by the European Data Protection Supervisor and Europol Cooperation Board

    • Report from Professor Frangois PELLEGRINI, Chair of the Europol Cooperation Board
    • Speech by Mr Giovanni BUTTARELLI, European Data Protection Supervisor (video message)
    • Report from Mr Wojciech WIEWIÓROWSKI, European Data Protection Assistant Supervisor
    • Exchange of views

    12:30 - 13:30 Family Photo & Official lunch

    13:30 - 14:15 Europol Travel Intelligence Centre (ETIC): State of play and activity report

    • Presentation by Mr Wil van GEMERT, Deputy Executive Director for Operations at Europol
    • Exchange of views

    14:15-15:00 European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) State of play and activity report including support against counterfeiting of non-cash means of payment, monitoring and countering dark web crimes

    • Presentation by Mr Wil van GEMERT, Deputy Executive Director for Operations at Europol
    • Exchange of views

    17:00

    17:30

    Conclusions and closing remarks of the meeting by the Co-Chairs

    • Ms Oana-Consuela FLOREA, Head delegation of the Romanian Parliament to the JPSG on Europol
    • Mr Claude MORAES, Chairman of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE), European Parliament, and Head of the EP delegation to the JPSG

    Guided tour of the Palace of Parliament

    Transfer by bus to the hotels

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    Other documents

    • RO Presidency website
    • Europol Regulation
    • Seventeenth Progress Report towards an effective and genuine Security Union
    • Rule of Procedure, adopted on 19 March 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria
    • Letter from the MB Chairperson transmitting Europol's draft Programming Document 2020-2022 to the JPSG
    • Outline of Ms De Bolle intervention - “Reporting on Europol activities from September 2018 to February 2019”
    • Draft Europol Programming Document 2020 - 2022
    • Europol Strategy 2020+
    • Intervention of Mr Victor Wili Apreutesei, Chairperson of the Management Board on “Europol Management Board activities from September 2018 to February 2019”
    • Overview of MB activities October - December 2018
    • Report from Mr Tsvetanov on the Management Board Meeting of 13 December 2019
    • Letter communicating outcome of written procedure to JPSG
    • Europol replies to WQ of the Dutch Parliament
    • Europol replies to WQ of the German Parliament
    • Letter NL JPSG delegation - written questions
    • Question écrite - 4e réunion Europol Bucarest - 6 février
    • Letter DE JPSG delegation - written questions

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Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE)

The Parliamentary Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs is responsible for:

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    The protection within the territory of the Union of citizens' rights, human rights and fundamental rights, including the protection of minorities, as laid down in the Treaties and in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union

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