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The Commission will launch an evaluation of Council Directive 2008/114/EC of 8 December 2008 on the identification and designation of European critical infrastructures. The evaluation will analyse to what extent the Directive objectives are achieved and assess its effectiveness, efficiency, relevance, coherence and EU added value. The presentation of the results of this evaluation is planned for end 2018.

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Staff working document


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Evaluation and Fitness Check Roadmap
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13 March 2018 - 10 April 2018 (midnight Brussels time)
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Feedback (6)

  • Microsoft (United States)
    10 April 2018 Company/business organisation
    Microsoft (United States)

    Response to Evaluation of the European Critical Infrastructure (ECI) Directive The European Critical Infrastructure (ECI) Directive is a milestone for European governance in the protection of critical infrastructures. Threats broadly range from man-made technological threats as well as natural disasters and the technology landscape is rapidly evolving. The use of drones outside of the battlefield poses concerns in the international community,...

  • EIM-European Rail Infrastructure Managers (Belgium)
    10 April 2018 Business association
    EIM-European Rail Infrastructure Managers (Belgium)

    EIM welcomes the evaluation of the Council Directive 2008/114/EC on the identification and designation of European critical infrastructures and the assessment of the need to improve their protection, initiated by the European Commission. EIM acknowledges that the terrorists threats in Europe put the critical infrastructures under a considerable amount of danger. Therefore, it is necessary to identify them and to ensure their protection to...

  • CoESS (Belgium)
    6 April 2018 Company/business organisation
    CoESS (Belgium)

    The Confederation of European Security Services (CoESS) acts as the voice of the private security industry which provides a wide range of services, both for private and public clients, including nuclear plants, airports, and many other Critical Infrastructure (CI) facilities. For example, about 60 per cent of all security services in European airports today is being outsourced to the private sector. Based on best practices and efficient public...

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19 November 2018 - 11 February 2019 (midnight Brussels time)
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First quarter 2019

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