Castello Aragonese d'Ischia

11 October 2017

G7 Ischia 2017

Prevention of terrorism on the Internet and the fight against foreign fighters the topics under discussion for the interior ministers

The seven interior ministers of the world's leading industrialised democracies, members of the G7, were welcomed to Ischia by Interior Minister Marco Minniti, who presided over the proceedings

The ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States of America
European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos
European Union Security Commissioner Julian King
Interpol Secretary General Jurgen Stock
Topics of discussion
Prevention activities, also together with the private sector, to counter the use of the internet by terrorists
Combating foreign fighters by exchanging information and disarming extremists
The programme
Thursday, 19 October
In the afternoon, ministers and delegations are scheduled to arrive at the Aragonese Castle. This will be followed by a welcome ceremony with a greeting from Interior Minister Minniti.
At 5.30 p.m., the 'family photo'. On this occasion, accredited press may take photos and filming.

Friday 20 October
The opening of the proceedings is scheduled for 8.30 a.m. at the Grand Hotel Punta Molino. In the working session room, before the start of the meeting, the accredited press may take photos and film shots.

First working session devoted to cooperation on counter-terrorism and, in particular, on foreign fighters.
Coffee break at 10.30 a.m.

Second plenary working session, at 11 a.m., on the subject of the terrorist threat through the use of the Internet.
Third session, at 12 noon, again devoted to the online terrorist threat with the participation of representatives of the Tech Industries.
Press conference at 13.10.