Committees

Security and Defence Committee

Members of the Committee:

  • Urve Tiidus, Chair, Estonia
  • Audrys Šimas, Vice Chair, Lithuania
  • Jānis Ādamsons, Vice Chair, Latvia
  • Marek Jürgenson, Member, Estonia
  • Žygimantas Pavilionis, Member, Lithuania

Priorities of the Committee in 2020 under the Estonian presidency:

  • Development of NATO Headquarters Multinational Division North (HQ MND N) in Ādaži and chain of command relations up to SACEUR
  • 3B air defence
  • Perspectives of the common naval defence structures of the Baltic States
  • Joint military procurements of the Baltic States
  • Implementation of the Recommendations of the Baltic Assembly
    • Defence cooperation of the Baltic States
    • External border control and management
    • Cooperation in regard to the disaster prevention, preparedness and response, crisis management and civil protection

The committee's previous tile "Legal Affairs and Security Committee" was changed to "Security and Defence Committee" by the decision of the 36th Session of the Baltic Assembly on 10 November 2017.


Research "Global Connections, Regional Implications: An Overview of the Baltic Cyber Threat Landscape"

The Baltic Assembly and the International Centre for Defence and Security (ICDS) launched a research "Global Connections, Regional Implications: An Overview of the Baltic Cyber Threat Landscape". The research was conducted by Junior Research Fellow of ICDS, Patrik Maldre. It provides a brief overview of the global and Baltic cyber threat landscape, with a particular view toward strategic threats to national and international security.

Download full analysis: Patrik Maldre - Global Connections, Regional Implications: An Overview of the Baltic Cyber Threat Landscape (PDF format).


Priorities of the Committee in 2016-2019:

Priorities of the Security and Defence Committee of the Baltic Assembly for 2016 – 2019 (download