EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

TEMPORARY COMMITTEE ON THE ECHELON SYSTEM

MEETING (IN CLOSED SESSION)



The Committee investigating Echelon the world-wide UK-USA surveillance system set up the by European Parliament is to meet in "Closed session" (no citizens allowed) on Tuesday 28 November in Brussels. The agenda of this "secret" meeting is reproduced below.

TEMPORARY COMMITTEE ON THE ECHELON SYSTEM

MEETING (IN CLOSED SESSION)

Tuesday, 28 November 2000, from 15h00 - 18h30

A5 E2, Brussels

DRAFT AGENDA

1.Adoption of draft agenda PE 294.992

2. Approval of minutes of meeting

- Meeting of 05.09.2000 in Strasbourg PE 294.983

- Meeting of 11-12.09.2000 in Brussels PE 294.985

3. Chairman's announcements

4. Statement by the Presidency in Office

(to be confirmed)

5. Meeting with National Parliament representatives and representatives of security agencies:

- Introductory statement by the Rapporteur, Mr G. Schmid

- Statements by representatives from national parliaments and security agencies

§ Mr. Arthur Paecht, French National Assembly

§ Mrs. Margareta Sandgren, Swedish Parliament

§ Mr. Desmond O'Malley, Irish Parliament

§ Mrs. Anne-Marie Lizin, Belgian Senate

§ Representatives from Finland, Netherlands, Luxembourg, and Spain : awaiting confirmation

6. Any other business

7. Date of next meeting

Monday 22 January 2001 at 15h00 & Tuesday 23 January 2001 at 09h00



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