Lobbying Warfare – September 2011 The arms industry’s role in building a military Europe




High-level group of personalities on defence research


ElżbietaBieńkowska, European Commissioner for Internal Market,Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
1.  Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for ForeignAffairs and Security Policy and
Vice-President of the European Commission,Head of European Defence Agency;
2.  Fernando Abril-Martorell (ES), CEO Indra;
3.  Carl Bildt (SE), former Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs;
4.  Antoine Bouvier (EU-FR), CEO MBDA;
5.  Håkan Buskhe (SE), CEO of Saab;
6.  Paul de Krom (NL), former Secretary of State for Social Affairs andEmployment,
President and CEO of TNO, a Dutch organization of appliedscientific research
7.  Tom Enders, (EU-DE) CEO Airbus Group;
8.  Michael Gahler, MEP (EPP, DE), EP rapporteur for Commission’scommunication on defence.
9.  Elisabeth Guigou (FR), President of the Foreign Affairs Commission in l’Assemblée Nationale,
former Minister of European Affairs, of Justice and ofEmployment;
10. Ian King, (UK) Chief Executive BAE Systems;
11. Bogdan Klich, (PL) former Minister of Defence, member of Polish Senate.
12. Mauro Moretti (IT), CEO Finmeccanica;
13. Reimund Neugebauer (DE), President of the “Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft”,
      application-oriented research organisation;
14. Arndt Schoenemann, Managing Director of Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg
      GmbH, Chairman of ASD Supply Chain and SME Group;
15. Teija Tiilikainen (FI), Director of Finnish Institute of International Affairs;
16. Nick Witney (UK), former EDA Chief Executive, senior policy fellow with the
      European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)



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  1. http://stopwapenhandel.org/node/1022

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    Europa en de wapenhandel: van exportcontrole tot industriebeleid
    Europese strijdkrachten en wapenindustrie hebben een grote invloed op het Brusselse beleid. Samen met het Comité Ander Europa heeft de Campagne tegen Wapenhandel een brochure geschreven over de problemen die dit oplevert voor de Europees wapenexportcontrole. Voorjaar 2012.
    Lobbyen voor oorlog. De rol van de wapenindustrie in de uitbouw van een militair Europa. Rapport gepubliceerd door EU waakhond CEO, september 2011

    Lobbying Warfare – the arms industry’s role in building a military Europe. Report published by EU watchdog CEO, September 2011.

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