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Next committee meeting on 1 June 2015 in Brussels.

Fisheries agreement with Madagascar on the agenda of the DEVE Committee

Tax evasion, Madagascar fisheries, post-2015 development financing: committee votes

DEVE 26-05-2015 - 13:06

The Development Committee will vote on its report on tax evasion and tax avoidance as challenges for developing countries on 01.06.15. The Committee is also set to vote on its opinion regarding the EU's budget for 2016 and on a fisheries agreement with Madagascar. A debriefing session on the Development Ministers Council of 26.05.15 will be held with European External Action Service Deputy Secretary General, Maciej Popowski.

Mario Monti - Chair of the High Level Group on Own Resources

The international dimension of tax rulings: public hearing with Senator Mario Monti

TAXE 20-05-2015 - 18:48

The Special Committee on Tax Rulings will meet Italian Senator Mario Monti, former Commissioner for Internal Market, Financial Services, Customs and Taxation (1995-1999) and later Commissioner for Competition (1999-2004), during a public hearing on the international dimension of tax rulings. Further discussions will be held with Tove Maria RYDING, Policy and Advocacy Manager, Tax Justice, European Network on Debt and Development . The hearing will take place on 01.06.15.


Graphene in Europe: workshop

ITRE ENVI 29-05-2015 - 09:17

The Science and Technology Options Assessment Unit (STOA) will organise a workshop on the development and use of graphene in terms of technology, innovation and industrial competitiveness, on 02.06.15. The debate will focus on the advancement and the innovation potential of graphene and the possible impacts on economy and society. A keynote speech will be held by the 2010 Nobel Prize winner Konstantin Novoselov.

Fact sheets on the European Union

The European Union at a glance: see the Fact Sheets online

Committees 21-04-2015 - 09:26

The Fact Sheets on the European Union provide an overview of European integration and of Parliament's contribution to that process. They are intended to present non-specialists with a straightforward and brief overview of the EU's institutions and policies, and of the role that Parliament plays in their development. Available in the 23 languages, they cover six main areas: how the European Union works; a citizens' Europe; the internal market; the economic and monetary union; sectoral policies; and the EU's external relations. The online version is reviewed and updated regularly throughout the year.

Texts to be put to the vote at committee meetings

Result(s) : 90

DRAFT OPINION on 2016 Budget – Mandate for Trilogue

16-04-2015 DEVE_PA(2015)554746 PE 554.746v01-00


DRAFT OPINION on the proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of the Protocol setting out the fishing opportunities and the financial contribution provided for by the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the Republic of Madagascar and the European Community

14-04-2015 DEVE_PA(2015)554780 PE 554.780v01-00


DRAFT REPORT on tax avoidance and tax evasion as challenges for governance, social protection and development in developing countries

12-03-2015 DEVE_PR(2015)551919 PE 551.919v01-00


DRAFT OPINION on the mandate for the trilogue on the 2016 draft budget

24-04-2015 IMCO_PA(2015)554943 PE 554.943v02-00


Deadline for tabling amendments : 12-05-2015

DRAFT REPORT on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on trade in seal products

01-04-2015 IMCO_PR(2015)552005 PE 552.005v01-00

Cristian-Silviu BUŞOI

Deadline for tabling amendments : 28-04-2015

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Multimedia Library

28-05-2015 - 15:08
TRAN Meeting
28-05-2015 - 15:07
ITRE Meeting
28-05-2015 - 14:07
EMPL Meeting

Conciliations and codecision

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.