Informal Meeting of EU Defence Ministers
EU defence ministers will discuss new technologies and the changing world during the informal meeting of ministers of defence on 28 and 29 August.
The informal meeting will start off with discussions on AI and new technologies. In their first working session on Thursday, the defence ministers will discuss the impact of climate change on security and defence. This will be followed by talks on maritime safety and the day will end with discussion on hybrid threats together with the foreign ministers.
The meeting will be chaired by the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.
Wednesday, 28 August
Working dinner for Heads of Delegation: AI and new technologies
Thursday, 29 August
7.45–8.45 Arrival in Finlandia Hall
9.00 Working Session I: Climate and Defence/Security
Live broadcast (round table)
10.45 Family photo
11.15 Working Session II: Coordinated Maritime Presences
13.00 Working lunch on hybrid threats with Foreign Ministers
15.00 Press conference
28.8.2019 – 29.8.2019
Ministry of Defence