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Lobby Tour: War Starts Here

Date: 
Saturday, June 25, 2011 - 14:00 to 16:00

Weapons producers have gathered an army of lobbyists at the Brussels frontline. Their influence is embedded in an EU Defence and Security apparatus based on their vision of 'a strong industry underpinning a strong EU defence policy'. For the European arms industry, lobbying in Brussels has become increasingly important with the advancing militarization of the European Union. European directives concerning arms procurement and arms trade, cooperative armaments projects, and numerous other initiatives benefiting defence companies make EU policy-making worth billions of Euros to the arms industry.

Participate in a guided tour to the hot spots of arms industry lobbying in Brussels. Starting from Schuman Square in the heart of the EU quarter, we will make our way to Place Luxembourg, explaining the arms lobby landscape and the dubious activities of armament companies like Thales on the way.

Starting point: Schuman roundabout

Language: English

Registration via mail: ceo@corporateeurope.org or tel: +32 (0)2 893 0930

Jointly organised with Vredesactie and Action pour la Paix

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