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Next meeting of the Committee on petitions

31-07-2015 - 14:04
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Petitions on the protection of children

04-09-2015 - 12:15
Committee meeting

At its meeting of 17 September Members will discuss petitions on the situation of children taken at birth from their parents in the hospitals in the several cities of Spain. The Committee will exchange views with the Commission and the petitioners on possible violation of fundamental rights in these cases.

Vote in the PETI Committee

04-09-2015 - 12:12
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At its meeting of 17 September the Committee on Petitions will vote on the Motion for a resolution on the mortgage legislation and risky financial instruments in Spain.

PETI: Annual Report 2014 on the activities of the PETI Committee: debate-17.09.2015

04-09-2015 - 12:09

The Committee on Petitions annually drafts a report on its activities providing a complete overview of the work of the Committee during the previous year. According to the draft report, in 2014 the European Parliament received 2715 petitions. Biggest number of petitions came from Spain, followed by Germany, Italy, Romania and the United Kingdom. In 2014 justice remained the main area of concern for the petitioners, followed by the environment, internal market, fundamental rights and health.

PETI: Petitions on the rights of people with disabilities : debate-17.09.2015

04-09-2015 - 12:04

The Committee will exchange views on a number of petitions on the rights of people with disabilities, including the petition supported by 1.5 million signatures through the compaign launched in 2007. The petitioners call for the rights of people with disabilities to be enshrined in European law and for reinforced action for their social integration, access to employment and education, equal treatment, social protection and mobility.

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Cecilia Wikström - PETI Chair

It is a pleasure to welcome you to the website of the Petitions Committee where you will find information about the work which this committee does on behalf of the citizens and residents of the European Union.

The Petitions Committee is the bridge between the EU citizens and the EU institutions. The EU treaties guarantee all European citizens the right to write to the European Parliament on the various types of problems they encounter in their everyday lives, as long as the issues fall within the field of activity of the European Union.

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