Interim Political and Security Committee (iPSC)

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History

1 Mar 2000, on entry into force of Decision 2000/143/CFSP, 14 Feb 2000, of Council of the European Union, subsequent to invitation to the Council by European Council, meeting 10-11 Dec 1999, Helsinki (Finland), to set up interim bodies to arrange implementation of common European policy on security and defence. Deals with affairs under Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP / PESC); first met on 1, 3, 10 and 14 Mar 2000. A precursor of the Political and Security Committee (PSC / COPS) proposed under the terms of Nice Treaty, 26 Feb 2001, Nice, following agreement among the Heads of State and Government of European Union (EU), which replaced Political Committee (PoCo), set up under Treaty on European Union (Maastricht Treaty), when the Nice Treaty came into force, 1 Feb 2003.

Aims

In close contact with the Secretary General/High Representative, prepare recommendations on the future functioning of the common European policy on security and defence and deal with CFSP affairs on a day-to-day basis until the permanent bodies of the common European policy on security and defence are established.

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Activities

Works closely with the High Representative for CFSP and is currently responsible for arrangements on the implementation of a common European policy on security and defence. It also works closely with the interim military body set up to pave the way for establishment of the permanent military body. Following meetings with North Atlantic Council (NAC), Sep and Nov 2000, Brussels (Belgium), an EU-NATO working group on security arrangements is working on a permanent security arrangement between the EU and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Once the Political and Security Committee is set up, it will play a central role in defining and following-up the EU's response to a crisis.

Structure

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Government
    • Political
  • Security
    • Security

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

E4373

Last News Received

2004
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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