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26-03-2015 - 10:22
Committee Meeting

The AFCO meeting took place on 16 April 2015 from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 15:00 to 18:30.


Fundamental rights in the European Union (2013-2014)

15-04-2015 - 16:51
Human rights in external policy

On 16.04.2015, the committee exchanged views on Mr Jáuregui Atondo opinion on "the situation of fundamental rights in the European Union (2013-2014)"

European Fund for Strategic Investments

15-04-2015 - 15:27

The opinion of Ms Hübner on the "European Fund for Strategic Investments" was discussed during the AFCO committee meeting on 17.03.2015 and was adopted during AFCO 16.04.2015 committee meeting.

Subsidiarity and proportionality

15-04-2015 - 15:23
All the thorny debates and celebratory moments of the year put in a 3-minute nutshell for you.

The amendments tabled on the draft opinion of Mr Ujazdowski on the "Annual reports 2012-2013 on subsidiarity and proportionality" was considered in AFCO on 16.04.2015

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

15-04-2015 - 15:22
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On 16.04.2015, the draft opinion of Mr. Esteban González Pons on "Recommendations to the European Commission on the negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)" was adopted in AFCO.

Monitoring the application of EU Law (2012-2013)

15-04-2015 - 12:14

The draft opinion of Mr Castaldo on the"30th and 31st annual reports on monitoring the application of EU Law (2012-2013) was discussed in AFCO on 16.04.2015

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AFCO Meeting
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Ms Danuta Hübner

Welcome to the website of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs.

The 2014-2019 legislature will focus on the institutional aspects determining the future of the EU. We will continue to evaluate the implementation of the Lisbon Treaty’s innovations and use this assessment as a basis for new developments. The evaluation of measures taken after the 2008 crisis will also lead us to consider whether a new reform of the Treaty is necessary. The aim of such a reform would be twofold: to integrate the provisions of the intergovernmental Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the Economic and Monetary Union into the EU legal framework, which may require treaty amendments, and to lend democratic legitimacy to the economic governance of the euro area. One challenge will be to ensure that stronger euro area integration does not undermine the integrity of the EU.

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