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Constitutive Meeting elects Linda McAvan as DEVE Chair

On 7 July the newly constituted Committee on Development (DEVE) elected Linda McAvan (Socialists and Democrats, UK) as Chair by acclamation. In addition to the Chair, the committee Bureau will be composed of Maurice Ponga (EPP, France) as 1st Vice Chair, Paavo Väyrynen (ALDE, Finland) as 2nd Vice Chair as well as Kostas Chrysogonos (GUE, Greece) and Nirj Deva (ECR, UK) as 3rd and 4th Vice Chair respectively. The first business meeting of the committee will take place 22 July.

DEVE meeting 22 July: Italian Presidency, Budget 2015, European Year for Development

In its meeting on 22 July (15:00-18:30 CET), the Committee on Development (DEVE) will examine the budget lines for development and humanitarian aid as proposed by Council and Commission for the 2015 EU Budget. MEPs will exchange with the Italian Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Lapo Pistelli (photo), on its priorities and discuss major trends and issues in EU development policy with the responsible Director General of the Commission (DG DEVCO) and the Chief Operating Officer of the European External Action Service. Finally Members will hear about and discuss preparations for 2015 as the European Year for Development.

2013/2014 Legislation negotiated by the Development Committee

Over the last few months of the 7th parliamentary term the Committee on Development has prepared and negotiated several legal acts:
The Development Cooperation Instrument (2014-2020) was adopted in December after long and sometimes difficult negotiations with Council and Commission.
Negotiations on the establishment of the EU Aid Volunteers initiative were concluded in December and the Regulation adopted in plenary 25 February.
Finally, a decision to declare 2015 the European Year for Development was agreed between Council and Parliament in early February and adopted by plenary and signed in April (photo).
The three legal acts have all been published in the Official Journal and can be consulted in all languages via the links below.

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After the election of a President, Vice-Presidents and Quaestors of the European Parliament in Strasbourg last week, parliamentary committees convened on Monday in Brussels to elect chairpersons and their deputies for next two and a half years.

Dette udvalgs sagsområde omfatter:
1. fremme, gennemførelse og overvågning af Den Europæiske Unions politik for udviklingssamarbejde, herunder især:
a) politisk dialog med udviklingslandene, bilateralt og i de kompetente internationale organisationer og interparlamentariske fora
b) bistand til og samarbejdsaftaler med udviklingslande, navnlig tilsyn med effektiv finansiering af bistand og evaluering af udbytte, herunder i relation til udryddelse af fattigdom
c) overvågning af forholdet mellem medlemsstaternes politikker og de politikker, der gennemføres på EU-plan
d) fremme af demokratiske værdier, god regeringsførelse og menneskerettigheder i udviklingslandene
e) gennemførelse, overvågning og fremme af politikkohærens med hensyn til udviklingspolitik
2. al lovgivning, programmering og kontrol af aktioner, der gennemføres under instrumentet for udviklingssamarbejde (DCI), Den Europæiske Udviklingsfond (EUF) – i tæt samarbejde med de nationale parlamenter – og instrumentet for humanitær bistand, samt alle spørgsmål vedrørende humanitær bistand i udviklingslandene og den politik, der ligger til grund herfor
3. spørgsmål vedrørende AVS-EU-partnerskabsaftalen og forbindelserne med de kompetente organer
4. spørgsmål vedrørende oversøiske lande og territorier (OLT)
5. Parlamentets deltagelse i valgobservationsopgaver, om nødvendigt i samarbejde med andre kompetente udvalg og delegationer.
Udvalget samordner arbejdet i de interparlamentariske delegationer og ad hoc-delegationer, når spørgsmålene henhører under dets sagsområde.
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