Europol to cooperate with new European intelligence service center


"European intelligence services are establishing a „Counter Terrorism Centre“ in the Dutch city The Hague. The centre belongs to the „Counter Terrorism Group“ (CTG) that was founded by the so called Club of Berne in 2001. It consists of domestic intelligence services from all European member states plus Norway and Switzerland. France and Italy are participating with two different authorities. ....

The proposal for the intelligence centre, which according to a Europol report will start its services on the 1st of July, came up after the Paris attacks from 13th November last year. A few days later the heads of the services met for an extraordinary session and concluded to set up a common „platform“ in The Hague...."


See the full text: Europol to cooperate with new European intelligence service center

And see: Enhancing Europol’s counter terrorism capabilities: European Counter Terrorism Centre (ECTC) at Europol (LIMITE doc no: 8881-16, pdf)

 

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