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28-09-2015 - 13:48
MEP Elena Valenciano on human rights


Presentation of the nominees for the Sakharov Prize 2015

30-09-2015 - 09:32

AFET/DROI Visit to Serbia

24-09-2015 - 14:28
AFET/DROI visit to Belgrade, Serbia

The European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs together with the Subcommittee on Human Rights travelled to Serbia on 23-24 September, in the framework of the preparations for the annual progress report on Serbia.

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Exchange of views with Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court

23-09-2015 - 11:40

1 October 2015 Meeting room PHS 1A002

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Migration and refugee crisis: MEPs’ debate with UNHCR Guterres and EU Commission

LIBE DROI AFET 15-09-2015 - 14:30

Measures to deal with the migration and refugee crisis as well as the situation in transit countries in the Mediterranean region were debated at a joint hearing held by the Foreign Affairs, Home Affairs, Human Rights committees on Tuesday morning. MEPs expressed disappointment at the outcome of Monday’s Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting and urged EU to shoulder its responsibilities. (Read more)

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DROI Chair

Welcome to the Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI) of the European Parliament.

The Subcommittee's main responsibilities include all matters relating to human rights, the protection of minorities and the promotion of democratic values while its geographical remit covers countries outside the EU.

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