Plenary speech on update of the dual-use regulation


Please find here the speech of Marietje Schaake in the European Parliament on 17 January 2018: 

Further information:

January 2018: The final report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council setting up a Union regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering, technical assistance and transit of dual-use items (recast) can be found here.

December 2017: The press release after the International Trade Committee adopted its position can be found here.

May 2017: Marietje Schaake proposes amendments to the dual-use regulation, which can be found here. They should be read in conjunction with the Commission’s proposal which can be found here. You can find the annexes to the Commission’s proposal here.

April 2017: In the run-up to the update of the EU regulation that controls the export of dual-use items, the Foreign Affairs committee of the European Parliament provided an opinion to the International Trade Committee. Marietje Schaake is the rapporteur for this opinion. The explanatory statement can be found here and the opinion can be found here.

May 2016: Marietje Schaake organised a hearing in the Parliament on "Real digital security: How to modernise the EU's export control regime and the trade in zero-day vulnerabilities.

December 2015: Marietje Schaake publishes an interactive timeline ("Five years of stopping EU-aided surveillance), which can be found here.

October 2015: Marietje Schaake's plenary speech in the debate with the Commission on the Hacking Team revelations can be found here.

October 2015: Marietje Schaake proposes 12 actions to remedy human rights shortcomings in the EU's dual-use regulation, which can be found here.

September 2015: the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the impact of intrusion and surveillance systems on human rights in third countries which was drafted by Marietje Schaake and can be found here.

June 2015: Marietje Schaake asked security researchers for suggestions on how to improve the current regime.