Statewatch News online: EU-US meetings


List of EU-US meetings taken from just two documents
(8547/02, 14.5.02 & 11300/02, 24.7.02)



This list does not include attendance of US officials at meetings of EU's working parties. Rather this is a list of high-level meetings.

18 October 2001

"Third pillar mission to Washington"

26 October 2001

"In the margins" of the meeting of the Strategic Committee on Immigration, Frontiers and Asylum: "both sides went through the 10 proposals for cooperation on border controls and migration management made by the US delegation"

19 November 2001

Visit by 3 members of Pro-Eurojust to Washington

1 February 2002

FBI officer stationed at Europol HQ in The Hague (returned to US July 2002)

8 February 2002

Meeting of EU Strategic Committee on Immiration, Frontiera and Asylum with the US (in the context of the transatlantic dialogue) in Madrid

21 March 2002

Working meeting with Assistant Attorney-General Michael Chertoff with EUROJUST in Brussels

13/14 May 2002

Meeting in Washington with US officials about drugs

31 May 2002

"A first joint meeting of experts of the Frontiers/False Documents Working Party with representatives from the USA and Canada took place"

17 June 2002

COTER (EU CSFP counter terrorrsim group) and JHA (unspecified) Troika meeting with the US

11 July 2002

Meeting on data protection in the Hague at Europol, "Member state experts, US experts and member of [Europol's] Joint Supervisory Body "discussed the way information/police data is presently being transmitted to the US"

15 July 2002

New Transatlantic Agenda: EU-US meeting on Justice and Home Affairs, Copenhagen, 15 July 2002. EU side: two high-level committees: Article 36 Committee and the Strategic Committee on Immigration, Frontiers and Asylum

16 July 2002

Brussels: Meeting of the EU's new External Border Common Unit with US officials for "EU/US dialogue on security issues dealing with border management

16/17 July 2002

Second round of negotiations on secret US-EU agreement on mutual legal assistance.

18 July

A Europol-USA meeting to discuss "draft agreement regarding the transmission of personal data to the USA"

1 August 2002

Europol sent "two liaison officers to the USA"

13 September 2002

US Attorney-General John Ashcroft attends EU's Informal meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Council in Copenhagen to discuss US-EU agreement on mutual assistance

October 2002

USA/EU cooperation, "a seminar will be organised by the US on sea border controls"

15 October 2002

Second joint meeting of experts of the Frontiers/False Documents Working Party with representatives from the USA and Canada planned.

28 October 2002

Joint meeting of CIREFI experts with representatives from the USA and Canada

11 December 2002

Meeting of EU national drugs coordinators "with US delegation in Brussels" on drugs

 

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