Next committee meeting on 5 March 2015 in Brussels.
The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs will discuss the proposed legislative package on visas, which seeks to clarify and simplify the visa scheme in general. The debates will focus on the revision of the Visa Code, which deals with procedures and conditions for issuing visas, and on the proposed establishment of a touring visa. The recently published study on a humanitarian visa will also be discussed. The meeting will take place on 05.03.15.
The Committee on Employment and Social Affairs will discuss its opinion on the proposed establishment of a European Fund for Strategic Investments that will be backed by a guarantee of 21 billion Euro. It will also look at its opinion on the recommendations to the Commission regarding the negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The meeting will take place on 05.03.15.
The Committee on Development will hold a workshop on the role of the private sector in fostering sustainable development, in order to prepare for a forthcoming report dealing with this topic. The debates with experts will mostly focus on partnership models to support the private sector in developing countries and on the principles of engagement for the private sector. The workshop will take place on 05.03.15.
The Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality will hold an inter-parliamentary committee meeting on empowering women and girls through education to discuss challenges, opportunities and steps ahead at the EU level. Taking place on 05.03.15, the meeting will focus on ways of eliminating gender disparity in education and training, and on challenges for equal access to continuous and quality education. The EP Press Service will also hold a seminar for journalists on this topic on 04.03.15.
A workshop on the Ebola crisis will be held by the STOA (Science and Technology Options Assessment) Panel, with the participation of experts from international institutions, NGOs and European political parties. Taking place on 04.03.15, the workshop will focus on surveillance, rapid diagnostic testing and the prospects for vaccination against the disease. It will also provide an opportunity to deliberate upon the importance of Ebola research and preventing future outbreaks.
Result(s) : 151
DRAFT OPINION on Recommendations to the European Commission on the negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
Jan Philipp ALBRECHT
DRAFT OPINION on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council providing macro-financial assistance to Ukraine
DRAFT INTERIM REPORT on the proposal for a Council regulation on the establishment of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office
DRAFT OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council setting up a Union system for supply chain due diligence self-certification of responsible importers of tin, tantalum and tungsten, their ores, and gold originating in conflict-affected and high-risk areas
DRAFT REPORT on the implementation of the Common Security and Defence Policy (based on the Annual Report from the Council to the European Parliament on the Common Foreign and Security Policy)
Conciliation is the third and final phase of the Ordinary Legislative Procedure (OLP) (also known as ‘codecision’).
The Assessment of Scientific and Technological Policy Options for the European Parliament.